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Update on Italian train tragedy

19 April, 2020
After the tragedy at Viareggio, Tuscany, in which a train carrying LPG exploded, reports have the death toll at 16. A child and a baby are among the dead. The accident happened at Viareggio train station when the freight train…

Light festival in Pisa for patron saint celebrations

16 April, 2020
In this video you can see the Luminara di San Ranieri or the light festival in Pisa. In an ancient tradition, the people of Pisa celebrate their patron saint with a light festival on June 17th. About 70,000 candles in…

Traditional Tuscan cooking: restaurants in Pisa

12 April, 2020
If you’re looking for typical Tuscan cuisine in Pisa, you should try “Osteria la Toscana”. The interior is rustic and inviting, with polite staff that aren’t too ingratiating. The restaurant is situated in Pisa’s town centre and is easy to…

The leaning Tower of Pisa: its competitors lean more!

20 March, 2020
The leaning tower of Pisa is a little less leaning since 2000 when attempts to straighten it up now mean it’s no longer the most crooked structure in the world.Pisa’s tower now has some serious competition from the Schiefer Turm…