The city that gave birth to Dante will soon give birth to the first museum dedicated to the Italian language. Construction on the Museo della Lingua Italiana begins in 2021.
First used during the bubonic plague in the 17th century, Tuscany’s wine windows are reopening. Learn more about “buchette del vino” and where to find them.
A close-up detail from Simone Martini’s “Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus.”
The church of San Biagio in Montepulciano, Tuscany, is considered one of prime examples of Renaissance architecture.
Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, the hills, valleys, and trees of the Val d’Orcia “exemplify the beauty of well-managed Renaissance agricultural landscapes.”
An Extra Palio – Palio Straordinario – will be run in Siena on 20 October 2018.