September in San Gimignano for a… world holiday

mondiali ciclismo September in San Gimignano for a... world  holidayWith the World Cup Tuscany 2013, the World Championships road cycling,  back to   in Italy for the fourth time in the space of just 15 years ( after the encore of Verona in ’99 and 2004, and Varese 2008 ). The whole  region  through   provinces of Florence, Pistoia and Lucca  and  immediately followed closely by  Siena , is preparing to celebrate the most important sporting event in the program September 22 to 29, 2013. Continue reading

Bike Gran Tour Unesco in Siena

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Gran Tour Unesco in San Gimignano

The path, suitable for cyclists particularly trained on the distance seen the development of 240 miles, cross the territory of the 4 sites included in the UNESCO world heritage, included into the category of “ultra Gran Fondo” that corresponds to the extraordinary “Randonnées” , growing phenomenon which became established in Italy in the wake of some European events like the mythical leader Brest-Paris-Brest. Continue reading

San Gimignano, the city with two Patron Saint

On 4 August 2013, the tribute of the city to Santa Fina

Santa Fina San Gimignano, the city with two Patron SaintFor those who likes to recall evocations of the past, through events of historical representations or diving directly into the “rituality” of certain events that renewing while maintaining almost unchanged the magical atmosphere of the past, the cultural heritage of medieval Tuscany offers many events not to miss in San Gimignano!

This town, authentic architectural jewel set on the magnificent hills overlooking the Val d’Elsa, presents a calendar of events particularly wide and varied able to capture the interest of every visitor, with events ranging from music to theater, street arts, food and wine and historical re-enactments, and with many events that still bind to double strand the “city of a hundred spiers” to the extraordinary medieval essence. Continue reading