New year's day and Christmas in Tuscany
Christmas holidays in Tuscany and new year's Eve promotion
Winter time is coming, and as usual, many families are discussing about where to spent a short holidays during this period.
Winter time, especially the Christmas time are lived in a very evocative way in Tuscany: from the big town to the little medieval village are enlightened of a magic and emotional atmosphere.
For the old people of Tuscany, those who lived in the countryside, Christmas, was really a big feast, and still today, in the countryside as in the towns, the atmosphere is really special.
Florence, Siena, Lucca, Pisa, offer you in the month of November, December and January a show of unrepeatable light, music, traditions, and tastes.
Maybe more than in the summer, there are antiques market, fair, cultural events (also related to the harvest in the vineyard and of the olive, that are usually made from the half of September to the end of November) that will make your holidays in Tuscany unforgettable.
In Florence, than, starting from the 30 of November, all the shops - from those who sell used books, to the hi-fashion and the outlet shops as Gucci, Prada, Armani, Ferragamo - will be open every sundays till Christmas.
Siena, besides the pastry cook's and delicatessen shops, offer you excellent winery with huge selection of Italian and Tuscany wines, antiques shops and local art crafts (textiles and terracotta).
But going out from the thousand of lights that start to illuminate the biggest town, you merge iiinto the beauty of the Chianti Tuscany countryside's hills.