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The Archidado Joust 2014

the Archidado Joust The Archidado Joust traces its origins back to the Middle Ages and was officially created in 1397 to celebrate the wedding of Francesco Casali, the Lord of Cortona, and Antonia Salimbeni, a noble woman from Siena. This wedding event, became attraction to many young, […]

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Cortona in its Glory on Tripadvisor !!!

This  was reviewed under the title “Cooking Class” Stefania and Anna operate an excellent cooking class out of her home in Cortona. It is a short drive from Siena. We made 6 different pizzas from scratch (Anna’s specialty), a pasta dish, and a Ricotta Chocolate Torte. Everything […]

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Cells of the capuchins cortona

Cells of the capuchins cortona First evidences about this hermitage of Saint Francis of Assisi are noted in 1211. “Le Celle” or The cells, refer to the tiny caves craved in the mountain to create lodgings to the Franciscan Friars. Entering the hermitage you can see on your right […]

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Bramasole – Under the Tuscan sun

Under the Tuscan sun – “Bramasole” How to find the house from the book and the movie, Under the Tuscan sun – “Bramasole”, the original house which the writer bought and was base for her book under the Tuscann sun, followed by the movie. You can walk […]

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MAEC Museum of Cortona

  MAEC Museum in Tuscany, Cortona, is one of the finest museums for the Etruscan period, there are some items discovered few years ago which are 3,000 years old and in perfect condition. The Museum is located at the Palace Casali (The palace of the lord of […]

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