Shopping at the Valdichiana Outlet Village

Shopping at the Valdichiana Outlet Village

Valdichiana Outlet Village Everyone knows Tuscany for its beautiful landscape and culture. Did you know that amongst Italians, it is also known for its clothing outlets? Around Florence, there are some very big brands that have their own outlet (Prada for example). Closer to Umbria is the Valdichiana Outlet Village in Foiano delle Chiana, near the exit of the A1. The Valdichiana Outlet Village is […]

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Visit the antique market in Arezzo, Tuscany

Visit the antique market in Arezzo, Tuscany

Every first Sunday of the month and the Saturday of the same weekend there is a large antique fair in the old town centre of Arezzo in Tuscany. Arezzo is only 40 minutes driving from Lake Trasimeno in Umbria and worth a visit on any day. For many people Arezzo became known due to the heart breaking movie of Roberto Begnini  “La Vita è bella“. […]

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Locanda al Castello di Sorci in Anghiari Tuscany

Locanda al Castello di Sorci in Anghiari Tuscany

Ok, this is not Umbria, but I really wanted to say something about this place. Castello di Sorci is an old farm “podere” in the Tuscan countryside, close to Arezzo. We went there for lunch with friends to celebrate Gianfranco’s 40th birthday. I was the only “Dutch – umbra” the rest of us was Tuscan. Anyhow, I enjoyed so much this lunch and the podere, that I […]

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