Olive oil harvest tradition Lucca Tuscany

Olive oil harvest tradition Lucca Tuscany The arrival of late autumn in Lucca, Tuscany, signals the season of the traditional olive harvest for pressing oil. Most of the area’s farmers are deeply committed to organic and biodynamic agriculture. They use the ancient method to cold-press the olives under a mill wheel on the day of the harvest. Have a look at this recent story in the New York Times:  Olive oil in Lucca Tuscany Going to Lucca for… Read More

Musical evening in Tuscany by Lassi at your holiday Villa

Musical evening in Tuscany by Lassi, a signer of Evergreen Music and offers unforgettable musical entertainment at your Tuscany holiday Villa. Lassi sings alone, with excellent backing tracks. The repertoire consists of Evergreen music by Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Procol Harum, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Abba … and also lots of popular Italian songs, such as O ‘Sole Mio, Azzurro, Guarda che luna, Caruso, Volare, L’emozione non ha voce! Before your musical evening in Tuscany, you can listen to some… Read More

Vegan travel guide debuts in Italy

The Guide highlights 130 restaurants and lifestyle sites across Italy. (ANSA) – Rome, April 29 – A travel guide devoted to vegetarian and vegan restaurants as well as veg-friendly hotels across Italy is poised to make its debut. ‘Viaggia Vegan’, or Travel Vegan, is aimed at travelers who seek cuisine and lifestyle options by highlighting 130 sites, primarily restaurants. Tour packages with veg-friendly itineraries are also included in the guide, which is published by Del Gallo Editore. An initiative… Read More

Best Views by T&L

Travel & Leisure in Feb 2015 had a list of ‘best views in Tuscany’, naming the towns of Chiusure, Talamone, Rocca d’Orcia, Montepulciano, and Sant’ Angelo in Colle  … Read More