Posts Tagged ‘Festivals in Tuscany’

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Montefoscoli: History, Events and Festivals

In Era Valley,Events on June 18, 2009 by lamiatoscanablog Tagged: , , , ,

Montefoscoli – a hill, a road in the shade of cypresses, a stroke of brush of uniquely beautiful homes built on the summit… Read More »

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Candle Light Festival in Pisa

In Events on May 21, 2009 by lamiatoscanablog Tagged: , , ,

Every year on June 16th, beginning at dusk, a spectacular lights festival takes place in Pisa on the beautiful promenade of the river  Arno.  After sunset, all the houses, bridges, churches and towers along the Arno river, are illuminated with more than 70 000 candle lights. Read More »

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Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics in Pisa

In Events on May 21, 2009 by lamiatoscanablog Tagged: , , , , ,

The holding of the Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics 2009 in Pisa, offers  a special enrichment for the celebrations on the occasion of the 400 years of the first astronomical observations with the telescope by Galileo Galilei. According to the schedule Genoa would have been the host city of this year’s  Regatta, but waived the holding in honor of the celebrations of the Galilean year 2009 in Pisa.

The Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics is an event that reflects the splendor of the four ancient Maritime Republics Amalfi, Genoa, Venice and Pisa. The regatta is held annually, alternately in the waters of Amalfi and Genoa, in the lagoon of Venice and in Pisa on the Arno.
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