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Palazzuolo Sul Senio in pictures

Palazzuolo Sul Senio is a small village of the Mugello area, in the north of Tuscany near to Emilia-Romagna.  A perfect destination where you can experience complete relaxation in a very friendly atmosphere: a place where residents know each other and are are interested in meet visitors. Come here to enjoy peace and amazing countryside deep in the green hills.

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San Vivaldo, Jerusalem of Tuscany

Just nearby the village of Montaione (Florence) there is the famous holy mountain San Vivaldo, best known as “Jerusalem of Tuscany”. Its name recalls the story of the hermit Vivaldo Stricchi from San Gimignano. Right by the chestnut tree where, where his body was found, a little church was built in 1320. This church was later enlarged and, in 1497, was given to Franciscan Friars Minor, who built a monastery offering pilgrims the opportunity to make a pilgrimage without going to Jerusalem (which at that...

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Blog tour through Appennines

What’s exciting experience! For three days we have been hosted for a blog tour in the area between Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna to discover the magic atmosphere of Appennines. We experienced beautiful and hidden places, excellent food and great hospitality working to report each activity on the web with words and images. Do you want to promote your territory? Contact us and we will plan a blog tour tailored for you!

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Via degli Dei: an Appennines itinerary

Why the name “Via degli Dei” (Gods’ itinerary)? Because this route passes through places with evocative names: Monte Adonis, Monzuno (Mons Jovis, Mount of Jupiter), Mount Venere, Mount Lunario (Lua was the Roman goddess of Atonement). From Fiesole to Felsina, the Etruscans walked this path for at least four centuries (VII-IV cent. BC) to expand their trade and control over the Po Valley. Later, the Romans built a real road to connect Arezzo and Rome through the Apennines. During the...

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Bike routes in Mugello

Are you a bicycle addict? Not far from Florence you can discover a territory composed by two geographic parts: the “Mugello” (with the villages of San Piero a Sieve, Barberino di Mugello, Scarperia, Borgo San Lorenzo, Vicchio and Dicomano) and “Alto Mugello” (with Firenzuola, Palazzuolo sul Senio and Marradi). This big area, that lays down between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna, is the ideal destination for bikers of all levels: the association Senio Bike located in Palazzuolo sul Senio will give...