The beautiful Tuscany countryside and its towns filled with art and history offer many possibilities to spend 2th June's extended holiday in Tuscany
, the spring and mild temperatures make it a more enjoyable day out the discovery of unique places and special events.
If you are fond of cycling and there are near Lucca you have the opportunity to attend Lucca Bike 2011
, the National Exhibition of bicycles and the outdoor sports. Three major sections consisting of a display area, a sports section and a tourist welcome you with a complete overview of products on the market, including bicycles and accessories of all kinds, with a preference for the new. The sports section is the involvement of the champion Mario Cipollini, it will wind along the territory of the province Gran Fondo Mario Cipollini, the track with different characteristics depending on whether you choose to engage in the Short Fund, the Fund or the Middle genuine Gran Fondo.
If you love good food and especially the meat, you can not miss la Valle del Gigante Bianco
, the event dedicated to the Chianina, and its area of origin, the Chiana Valley, which is held in Bettolle Sinalunga village in the province of Siena. During the fair, organized conferences, photographic exhibitions, musical events, a market of local products, but also many opportunities to taste the real meat Chianina PGI White Beef, revived from ancient recipes in combination with local products and, for each course, a different fine wine.
In the province of Arezzo, however, can take a break to lovers of art: awaits you in San Giovanni Valdarno Quiet, invention and restlessness: around the seventeenth century Florentine Giovanni da San Giovanni
, the exhibition housed in the Museum of the Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie in the project''The seventeenth century in Valdarno," which develops around the figure of John Mannozzi said Giovanni da San Giovanni, one of the most original painters of the first half of the seventeenth century Florence. The paintings on display at the Museum of the Basilica and belong to important Florentine museums and collections, such as Palazzo Pitti and the Bardini Museum. Are part of the other two reviews: one devoted to the seventeenth-century painter Giovanni Martinelli
, in Montevarchi, and the other dedicated to the family of patrons 'Concini' to Terranova Bracciolini.
In Siena, however, in the Santa Maria della Scala museum complex is the combination of multimedia and the arts and new technologies, the real novelty of the exhibition event L'anima e la musica
. Paintings, documents and music will be enhanced by multimedia processing emotional impact, which will give the public a very special insight into the historical and cultural reality of the nineteenth century Europe, made more topical by the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy .
The path in the exhibition is conceived as a true multi-sensory experience, involving sight, hearing and smell. Among the original works of those outstanding Fussli and Ingres, and Blechen Friedrich, Constable and Vernet, Caffi and Boldini.
Those who love festivals can not fail to "Mangiandando 2011
": the old town of Cerreto Guidi, near Florence, will be transformed into a stage full of street art, music and food stalls with products typical local wine. The funds raised at the event will be donated to charity activities and social and cultural value.
This new edition than in the past, will have more respect for the artistic and culinary, in a more organic and engaging, with less room for nature in favor of tradition.
For lovers of pop music, the exquisite and elegant Teatro Verdi in Montecatini Terme is preparing to host an exciting spectacle, which certainly will attract a large audience: This magnificent property is in fact held the Marco Carta concert
within the tour "The heart moves." Charter Mark is without doubt one of the youngest artists, loved and promising in the Italian context in 2008 after winning the television talent show "Amici di Maria De Filippi, the artist has collected many awards and accolades including the prestigious first place in the Sanremo Festival in 2009.
A Sinalunga, in the province of Siena, will take place on the feast of Biancalana
, within the celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy. It will be a gathering of cars and motorcycles, the usual market of antiques, modern antiques, collectibles and decoupage but also of food, plants and flowers.
There remains, therefore, that to pack up and choose one of our farm house, hotel, and b&b in Tuscany