Theatre of Silence and the talent of Andrea Bocelli

Teatro del SilenzioThe talent of one of the greatest representatives of Italy in the world could not find more breathtaking spot: the voice of Andrea Bocelli has chosen, in fact the “Theatre of Silence” for an event which has become, over the years, an appointment known throughout the world.

Wanted from the Tuscan tenor and opened in 2006, the Teatro del Silenzio in Lajatico is an amphitheater built in perfect harmony with the hills of Pisa. The circular stage is designed, by the will of Andrea Bocelli, to host one show a year.
When the theater is not active, the audience is dismantled and the stage is transformed into a small artificial lake, which gives the name to this place of Tuscan culture.Continue Reading

Calici di stelle in San Gimignano

calici di stelle a san gimignano

The “Palio di Siena” on August 16

Palio-di-SienaThe Palio di Siena is probably the most famous event of the whole area around San Gimignano and certainly known all over the world. This particular race is held twice a year: July 2, in honor of the Madonna of Provenzano and August 16 for the Lady of the Assumption. In a few days, then, the Piazza del Campo will fill to attend one of the most anticipated events of the month.Continue Reading