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XXII edition of Mediaeval feast in Monteriggioni

The XXII edition 50-one electronic cigarette of the Medieval Festival returns to illuminate the historical centre of Monteriggioni, a splendid village north of the city of Siena, crossed by the Via Francigena and internationally famous for being quoted by Dante, who praises the ring of walls and precious crown of towers. The first two weekends in July - from 6 to 8 and from 13 to 15 July – dozens of events ...

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Jazz & Wine a Montalcino

La quindicesima edizione del Jazz&Wine in Montalcino, manifestazione tra le più longeve nel panorama musicale italiano, frutto della collaborazione tra Castello Banfi, la nota azienda vinicola di Montalcino, l’associazione culturale Jazz&Image di Roma ed il Comune di Montalcino, si presenta anche quest’anno con una programmazione di assoluto livello, con artisti italiani ed internazionali di indiscu ...

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The pharmacy in the hospital of S. Fina

In the hospital of S. Fina Electronic Cigarette, founded following the death of the Saint (12th March 1253) thanks to the offers left on her tomb by pilgrims and the action of the Comune which promoted its construction and became its patron, there was a pharmacy which was built a few years later (1508) as an independent hospital structure. The medicines prescribed by the doctors were prepared here. The old ...

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Artistic Itineraries: the Church of S.Agostino

The church can be reached from Porta (Gate) S. Matteo, along Via Cellolese. Its extremely simple facade still shows Online Blackjack many signs of its original architecture. The door on the right hand side of the church is normally used to enter the church rather than the doorway in the main facade. The interior is built in a single nave with a trussed roof and three ogival apses. Construction on the Church ...

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The Sanctuary of the Madonna di Pancole

A classic example of popular religious piety which was to lead to the construction of a Sanctuary dedicated to the Madonna stands only four kilometres Online Casino outside the mediaeval town of San Gimignano. This is the Church of Pancole, which was built in 1670 and was raised to a parish in 1788. The church, with a fine portico, is built on a Latin cross design with a single aisle. The cupola, like the r ...

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The throbbing heart of the city

The Collegiate Church, or Cathedral, adjacent to the town hall in grand online casino the heart of the town, is certainly the most important religious building in San Gimignano. Built on the site of a previous building, a primitive oratorio dedicated to San Gimignano, built perhaps in the ninth or tenth century. This must have been very small and lay in the opposite direction to the current cathedral. Durin ...

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Once there were 72…

A national symbol. A small town but with a glorious past, on the road from Florence to Siena. A place visited every year by millions of tourists. A place which sparkles in its own reflection, also because it’s been listed by UNESCO for several years now as one of the heritages of mankind. It’s San Gimignano, with its thousand nicknames, all inspired by its distinguishing feature: the towers. “The Medieval M ...

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Thhe Fiera delle Messi

The Fiera delle Messi returns punctually to San Gimignano celebrating the harvest of the fields. From J, the city will be animated by music, colors, and initiatives that will bring visitors back in time, allowing them to rediscover the medieval origins of San Gimignano. The city streets will be filled with stands with typical products of the Middle Ages; the re-enactment of ancient professions; traveling sh ...

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The food spies. Guaranteeing excellence

In the beginning, there were cheeses and cured meats, then the long hand of food falsification extended its tentacles to other prestigious, Tuscan made products including oil, wine, milk, pasta (and the tomatoes with which it's served) and vegetables. According to a survey by Coldiretti, almost half of our food products actually comes from abroad or is processed with ingredients from outside Italy, although ...

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A green island in the centre of Tuscany

Amiata is in southern Tuscany, on the border between the provinces of Siena and Grosseto. This imposing green mountain is the only island in the world that cannot be reached by swimming, but simply driven by a healthy curiosity and a good amount of imagination. Amiata is the perfect place for spending both a short break and a long holiday in any season of the year. There's something for all tastes: for love ...

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