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The history of wine in Tuscany

The history of wine in Tuscany

The history of wine in Tuscany dates back to the Etruscan times around the VII century B.C., when they learned the process for wine making from the Greeks who had colonized southern Italy.

Richard Wagner’s holiday in Siena

Richard Wagner’s holiday in Siena

Richard Wagner is perhaps the most representative character of the second phase of German Romanticism. As a reformer of modern musical theater he revolutionized the way of thinking about music with his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art), by which he arrived to a synthesis of the poetic, visual, and dramatic arts with music.

Italian opera, a show on and off stage

Italian opera, a show on and off stage

Italian Opera: where is the real show behind the scenes or on stage? In about 350 years of its life the Italian opera is a mine of anecdotes, secret stories and manias, let’s discover some of them! Comparing to other…

The Agriculture Program Abroad in Italy

The Agriculture Program Abroad in Italy

Thanks to its world renown production and thanks to the variety of its lands and climates, Italy is a unique open-air farming workshop. In particular, Tuscany provides an extremely variegated landscape with great didactic potential.

Bagnaia Jumping Show-Siena

Bagnaia Jumping Show-Siena

The equestrian event of Bagnaia was born in 1985 with the inter-regional formula, then became a place for international competitions, Italian championships and great national events.

Study in Siena: 7th top EU city

Study in Siena: 7th top EU city

According to the world famous American magazine Travel + Leisure, Italy is the best European country to visit. In 2019 the list of the top 15 European cities has 3 urban destinations in Italy that are in the highest positions, with Siena occupying the 7th one.