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The Chartreuse of Pisa, located in Calci, is a wide monumental building raised in the Monte Pisano hillside, just a few km from the town. Founded in 1366 by a group of Carthusian monks, the building has been enlarged between the XVII and the XVIII century and now appears as a marvellous baroque monument set into an evocative landscape.
Nowadays the Chartreus hires two different Museum; the National Museul of the Monumental Chartreuse of Calci and the Natural History Museum of the University of Pisa.
There will be exposed sculptures, paintings and drawings by Giorgio Vasari, Giambologna, Bartolomeo Ammanati, Pontormo, Bronzino, Andrea del Sarto, Santi di Tito.
Palazzo Strozzi, 22 Sep 2017 – 21 Jan 2018
The exhibition will present a full review of all the hypnotic, astonishing and disturbing masterpieces of the great artist.
13 Oct 2017 – 28 Jan 2018
This year, Bocelli’s annual show hosted the queen of dance Carla Fracci and a special guest, Matteo Bocelli, son of the famous tenor, who is moving the first steps in the music world.
For this edition Andrea Bocelli, who is passionate about nature and horses (it is not uncommon to meet him riding in the Tuscan hills), wanted a white tiger on the stage.
A spectacular show!
3 Aug 2017
The historic center of San Miniato dates back to the VIII century and still preserves authentic and beautiful details of all its history.
For over a century San Miniato trufflers go out during the night with their dogs and walk through hidden paths, trying to find the precious tuber.
Over the years the festival has become an international exhibition that today attracts thousands of Italian and foreign visitors.
Together with the White Truffle, which is the star, you can taste many local products such as cheeses, meats, honey, extra-vergin olive oil, wine and jams walking the little streets of the village and you certainly will enjoy the real Tuscan country life.
11 – 12 – 18 – 19 – 25 – 26 November 2017
Have you already tasted them? Here’s the recipe!
Cut the zucchini into small pieces and fry them.
Then add the sauce made of:
1 spoon of vinegar of white wine
2 spoon of mustard
Enjoy (and let us know about them)!
For forty-three years in Montopoli, comes to life a fascinating arc duel between ‘perinsù’ and ‘peringiù’, the “uptown” and “downtown” of the village.
In the race, the best archers of the two groups, men and women in costume and medieval food.
9-10 Sept 2017
The “Luminara” is a special celebration that takes place every year in Pisa on the evening of June 16th: the eve of St. Ranieri, patron of the city.
Each year about 100,000 candles are placed on wooden frames and they draw the architectural forms of churches, palaces and towers of the riversides.
Then other floating candles are put into the river Arno, and with the public lighting off, they offer a really suggestive atmosphere.
For many years, the evening ends with a series of fireworks around midnight.
Not to miss!
16 June 2017
It’s Vespa’s birthday!
From 23 to 25 April 2016 in Pontedera, the Piaggio historical city, we’ll celebrate the 70th anniversary of the famous vehicle.
Exhibitions, events, shows, tours, guided tours and gale dinners, meetings and much more.
A truly unmissable event for all Vespa lovers!
The Pisan calendar, was a particular type of calendar used in Pisa and in other areas of Tuscany until the XVIII century.
According to this calendar the year began on March 25th, nine months and seven days before the normal schedule.
Every year the city celebrates its new year with lots of events, music, good food and performances.