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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] E S C A P E (get away). We need a key, like the one that in computer science allows us to exit a program or cancel a command just sent. We would like this issue of Elitism Florence & Tuscany to be this for you, an escape route. A trip to beautiful Tuscany, in search of light emotions and sensations, which make us think energetically about the next few months as a springboard to dive into the middle of a blue sea. Cleaned up. And we who without fear, swim and acquire confidence and security. We will take you to the nature of Mugello, to the wild beaches of Marina di Vecchiano and to the fascinating Chianti. We will talk about Art with a capital A, accompanying you through upcoming works and exhibitions. And then we will introduce you to the new contributor Elisa Gavazzi, and again a new...

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THIS IS SO CONTEMPORARY: CASA ESAGONO

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Casa Esagono is an architectural work in wood with hexagonal modules, suspended between the trees, composed of hexagonal wooden modules, with a planimetric system similar to a honeycomb created by Vittorio Giorgini (1926-2010). Summer residence of the Florentine architect until 1969, which he designed, pre-assembled and self-built in just one week, the house was the meeting place for artist and intellectual friends, such as Robert Sebastian Matta and Gordon Matta Clark, André Bloc, Emilio Villa, Isamu Noguchi, Emilio Vedova. Since 2013, after years of neglect and thanks to a concession from the Municipality of Piombino (current owner), the B.A.Co. - Archivio Vittorio Giorgini has regenerated and made it usable, connecting it to a wide range of activities for the enhancement of Giorgini's visionary work and the cultural resources of the territory of Baratti (LI). [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3803" img_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Thus a window on the contemporary has been opened, intercepting an alternative cultural tourism to the consolidated...

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CLOTHES AND DEVOTION

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Starting from Friday 25 June, at the Museum Diocesano di Massa it will be possible to visit Stories of clothes and devotion Precious gifts from the palaces to the sacristies, a dedicated exhibition to the rich heritage of ancient silk fabrics, gold and silver threads from diocesan churches. The textile kits have been formed over the centuries often thanks to refined gifts: it was in fact a widespread custom to offer wedding dresses or dresses of particular value, as a sign of gratitude for a grace received or simply for devotion. Sometimes these clothes were used to dress the statues, but in many cases they were adapted for the making of liturgical vestments intended to be used during the rite. Sacred vestments and statues' robes, particularly significant for their link with the history of fashion, will be exhibited alongside some portraits from private collections, from the Accademia Belle Arti di Carrara and...

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MUGELLO, RESTART FROM BEAUTY

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Authentic Tuscany, a few kilometers from Florence and Bologna, the ideal destination for a recharging holiday in nature. Here you can do trekking and meditation, run in ultratrail mode on the ridges of the Apennines among breathtaking views, ride them on your mountain bike, test the magnificent climbs towards the passes on your road bike, tackle the blue routes by canoe and packrafting or plow the waters of Lake Bilancino on a sailing boat and windsurfing. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3782" img_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] And again, you can stay in welcoming structures, visit small ancient villages, immerse yourself in the woods on horseback, play golf, get up in a glider, practice sport fishing, savor gastronomic excellence and test yourself in exciting cooking lessons. If you want, in autumn, you can become the protagonist of the chestnut harvest or truffle hunting.  [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="3783" img_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] And, when you want, you can follow the traces of history: the Medici family, Giotto, Beato Angelico,...

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CHIANTI LIVE THE STORY YOU WANT TO TELL

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Chianti, proud of its millenary identity, rich in art, landscape and sustainable culture, is not just a brand, now widespread in every corner of the planet. It is the great vitality of an authentic land. An area of ​​Tuscany, marked by the passage of history, where aspects of everyday life such as living, studying, working, getting married, spending a holiday, become unique experiences, welcomed by the cohesive strength of the community. Make every small Chianti village feel at home, from wherever you look, it is our bet with the proposals and itineraries of the Chianti Tourist Area (Municipalities of Barberino, Tavarnelle, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Greve in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, San Casciano in Val di Pesa). [/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="3764" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]An agricultural and artisan land that produces culture, innovates, experiments and attracts for the harmony and beauty of the landscape in a naturalistic context of great value. We work...

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