Save big while enjoying the quieter November and early December season in Italy when the crowds thin out, the weather is mild and dining on the delights of the season is a daily pleasure. The Italy Perfect Blog provides tips on why this is our favorite time to visit Italy.
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Fall is a great time to enjoy the many seasonal harvest festivals that take place throughout Tuscany which celebrate the rich tradition of food and wine.
1 – GREVE: CHIANTI CLASSICO WINE FESTIVAL
This enticing wine festival is held every year in the city of Greve, in the Chianti area, on the second weekend of September. All you need to do is buy a wine glass from the Cassa (cashier) booth (in the range of €10 euros) that allows you to taste up to eight of the wines offered at the stands. In addition to the wine tasting, a variety of events is offered during the four days. [http://www.greve-in-chianti.com/en/2010_wine_festival.htm]
2 – IMPRUNETA: GRAPE FESTIVAL
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Italy is a seemingly endless landscape of culinary delights. The Italy Perfect team put together a tour of our favorites Italian sweets. Full of flavors, from fruity Gelato to chocolate gooey Nutella, from the crunch of Biscotti to the flaky delicious Sfogliatelle, this list has a taste for every palette. Try one or try them all!
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Florence is so rich in art that this gem of a museum and adjoining gardens is a bit of a find. While the city of Florence is dense with fine buildings, art and people, a stroll through the Bardini gardens and museum gives you a chance to breathe in beauty.
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Immerse yourself in the Italian way of life. Drive through beautiful countryside and quaint villages, all yours to explore at your own pace. Rent a car in Italy when public transportation doesn’t take you there or is impractical.
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