tuscany

Overtourism Awareness Month

Overtourism Awareness Month

August is Italy’s busiest tourist month. The mass influx of visitors in popular destinations puts a strain on the local environment and communities. And so the debate restarts, about how to manage or whether to limit tourism in areas like the Cinque Terre and the...
Spring in La Maremma

Spring in La Maremma

Respecting the environment, land, history and culture… At Italian Special Occasions DMC we value our partnerships with our suppliers, looking for a shared respect for the environment, art, culture and traditions. Now that spring has officially sprung we would like to...

Fine dining in Florence? Sure, but also street food!

Florence in Tuscany boasts some of the finest dining in the world, but the city can also surprise you with delicious and informal on-the-go eats. Some of the locals’ favorite street delicacies include: Trippa Yes, it is exactly what you think: tripe. Traditionally,...

The Great Dames of the Sea: sailing show in the Maremma Tuscany

Have you ever witnessed a sailing race? You must know how thrilling a spectacle it is! But we are not talking about just any boat competition… imagine majestic, vintage yachts sprinting across the crystal-clear waters along the most exotic coastline that Tuscany has...

Last call: Fashion & artisan workshop tour in Florence

If you are dreaming of a fashion experience in Florence, Italy, you have time until the 8th of March to book a unique tour based on a 7-day programme called “A Week with Fashion Artisans in Florence”, which you can customize based on your wishes and needs! Italian...

Exploring Tuscany’s wine routes: the Maremma Hills

Today we guide you through the “Strada del Vino e dei Sapori Colli di Maremma”, i.e. the Route of Wine and Flavors of the Maremma Hills, located in south-eastern Tuscany. Not only it is one of Italy’s longest wine trails, it also offers most options and...

Palio Marinaro: Monte Argentario’s sea tradition

Monte Argentario is a beautiful peninsula in Southern Tuscany, in the area known as Maremma. It features a rugged coastline alternating cliffs and sandy bays, a dense Mediterranean vegetation inside and outside its protected nature reserves, and charming fishing...