Toscana

Description

Famous and picturesque region between Florence (Firenze) and Sienna.

Opinions

Rate 7.0 | 1 vote | No 2. in Italy
  • Oranginas, long distance hiking trails Europe March 2006
  • Rate 7
  • Positive In early spring, in tolerable temperatures, the trail (Florence-Siena)passes fortified buildings, old farmsteads, vineyards and olive orchards, through a hilly country , woods, mediaeval villages, Romanesque churches, chapels, mostly bordered by old cypress avenues.
  • Negative Many dogs on trail ( Florence-Siena), guarding private property, but completely strained....
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Trails in this region

Books

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2005
  • Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria
  • In Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria, James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of both regions. Arranged for the utmost flexibility the guide includes half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series. These itineraries are designed to combine... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2005
  • Walking and Eating in Tuscany & Umbria
  • In Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria, James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of both regions. Arranged for the utmost flexibility the guide includes half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series. These itineraries are designed to combine... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2005
  • Reisgids Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria | Penguin Books
  • In Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria, James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of both regions. Arranged for the utmost flexibility the guide includes half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series. These itineraries are designed to combine... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2021
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2021
  • Lonely Planet Best Day Walks Italy
  • Lonely Planet`s Best Day Walks Italy is your passport to 60 easy escapes into nature. Stretch your legs outside the city by picking a hike that works for you, from just a couple of hours to a full day, from easy to hard. Hike the Dolomites, explore the Italian Lakes, and stroll Sardinia`s coast. Get to the heart of Italy and begin your journey... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in Tuscany
  • A guidebook to walks in the Italian region of Tuscany. 43 graded routes range from 2.5 to 18km, and take in the Renaissance splendour of Florence and Siena, the World Heritage scenery of Val d`Orcia and San Gimignano and the stunning island of Elba. Alongside detailed route descriptions and clear mapping there is essential practical information... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Walking in Tuscany - Toscane | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to 43 graded, mostly easy walks in Tuscany. Taking in the Renaissance splendour of Florence and Siena, the World Heritage scenery of Val d'Orcia and San Gimignano and the stunning island of Elba, the routes use historical pathways used by traders, pilgrims and armies, and include some brief, trouble-free climbs/descents. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2019
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2019
  • Walking in Umbria: 40 walks in the `Green Heart` of Italy
  • This guidebook by Italian walking expert Gillian Price describes 40 varied day walks in the region of Umbria, taking in the towns of Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto and Norcia. The walks range from 2.5km to 19km in length, the majority of the routes are circular, and several wonderful traverses have been included, with the return to the start point... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2019
  • Wandelgids Walking in Umbria - Umbrië | Cicerone
  • This guidebook describes 40 walks in Umbria, among the ancient towns of Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto and Norcia. Known as the 'green heart' of Italy, the region of Umbria is home to hills reaching up to the Apennines and Sibillini mountains, as well as ancient villages, Roman and Etruscan ruins, dense woodland and nature reserves. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Tuscany Sunflower Landscape Guide
  • This book features walks and car tours from Carrara marble quarries in the northwest down to southern Tuscany, with particular emphasis on the countryside around Florence and in the Chianti. While the region`s historic towns and architectural highlights are often focal points for these excursions, the role of the Tuscan peasant in creating this... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • DK Eyewitness Florence and Tuscany
  • Divine cuisine and spectacular art await in Florence and TuscanyWhether you want to sample delicious Tuscan food and wine, gaze at the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa or browse eclectic markets in Florence, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that this region has to offer.The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany Marco Polo Spiral Guide
  • Tuscany in the Marco Polo Spiral Guides series is a practical guide presenting the most important things to see and do in the region in a nutshell, and aimed at travellers who don’t have a lot of time to prepare and research for a trip. The guide highlights the top 10 sights, suggests tours and great ideas for exciting days out, and features... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Florence and Tuscany
  • Visit Michelangelo`s David at the Galleria dell`Accademia, marvel at Siena`s tiger-striped Duomo, or enjoy superb food and wine in the villages and estates of Chianti. The DK Eyewitness Guide to Florence and Tuscany covers the must-see sights and the hidden backstreets, so you won`t miss a thing.- See Florence and Tuscany from a different angle... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2017
  • Italy
  • Bradt's Abruzzo remains the only full English-language guide to this beautiful and increasingly favoured part of Italy. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to cover all developments since the last edition, reflecting the region's growing popularity for holiday homes and as a busy conference destination at the heart of Italy, plus its... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2017
  • Italy
  • Bradt's Abruzzo remains the only full English-language guide to this beautiful and increasingly favoured part of Italy. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to cover all developments since the last edition, reflecting the region's growing popularity for holiday homes and as a busy conference destination at the heart of Italy, plus its... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Reisgids Abruzzo (Abruzzen) | Bradt Travel Guides
  • Voor vele landen net zo goed, zo niet beter dan de Planet. Beduidend soberder uitgevoerd, maar ook met veel informatie voor backpackers en met veel kaartmateriaal. Een aanrader! Situated in the centre of Italy, Abruzzo lies just an hour's drive from Rome. Often overlooked, it has never been discovered by mass tourism. Abruzzo has something for... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
  • Walking In Tuscany
  • Third edition of a guidebook to 50 walks through Italy's Tuscany, Umbria and Latium, ranging from brief strolls to a 5-day trek (the Chianti Trail). This guide offers suggestions for exploratory walks through the picture postcard landscapes of Tuscany, Umbria and Latium. The 50 itineraries range from brief strolls to a five-day trek, taking in... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2010
  • Walking In Tuscany
  • Third edition of a guidebook to 50 walks through Italy's Tuscany, Umbria and Latium, ranging from brief strolls to a 5-day trek (the Chianti Trail). This guide offers suggestions for exploratory walks through the picture postcard landscapes of Tuscany, Umbria and Latium. The 50 itineraries range from brief strolls to a five-day trek, taking in... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Incontinent on the Continent
  • ''Christmas is a fine travel writer, and the personal journey she shares is one with which more and more of us are dealing as all our lives move, with welcome and enriching detours, down their one-way streets.'' -- Globe & MailSince the beginning of time, mothers and daughters have had notoriously fraught relationships. ''Show me a mother who... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Incontinent on the Continent
  • ''Christmas is a fine travel writer, and the personal journey she shares is one with which more and more of us are dealing as all our lives move, with welcome and enriching detours, down their one-way streets.'' -- Globe & MailSince the beginning of time, mothers and daughters have had notoriously fraught relationships. ''Show me a mother who... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • Apennines Trekking - The Grande Escursione Appenninica
  • This guidebook describes the Grande Escursione Appenninica (GEA), a nearly 400km long, three week trek crossing the Appenines in 23 stages, from Bocca Trabaria to Passo Due Santi on the edge of Liguria. The route dips in and out of Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, never dropping below 400 metres. Best walked between spring and autumn, it is suitable... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • Trekking in the Apennines
  • This guidebook describes the Grande Escursione Appenninica (GEA), a nearly 400km long, three week trek crossing the Apenines in 23 stages, from Bocca Trabaria to Passo Due Santi on the edge of Liguria. The route dips in and out of Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, never dropping below 400 metres. Best walked between spring and autumn, it is suitable... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • Trekking in the Apennines
  • This guidebook describes the Grande Escursione Appenninica (GEA), a nearly 400km long, three week trek crossing the Apenines in 23 stages, from Bocca Trabaria to Passo Due Santi on the edge of Liguria. The route dips in and out of Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, never dropping below 400 metres. Best walked between spring and autumn, it is suitable... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids Trekking in the Apennines - Apennijnen | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to the Grand Apennines Trek, or Grande Escursione Appenninica (GEA). Through Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna and two National Parks, this 400km, 23 day trail explores the mountains, forests and hills of central Italy. Suitable for a range of walkers, it can be split into shorter sections or day walks if needed. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Vanilla Beans And Brodo
  • Isabella Dusi, a native Australian, settled in Montalcino, a beautiful mountain eyrie famous for its wine and the proud nature of its inhabitants. Her acceptance into this close-knit community was a hard-won thing and has inspired Isabella to capture the true spirit of Montalcino. Vanilla Beans & Brodo tells of the violent history of this... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Vanilla Beans And Brodo
  • Isabella Dusi, a native Australian, settled in Montalcino, a beautiful mountain eyrie famous for its wine and the proud nature of its inhabitants. Her acceptance into this close-knit community was a hard-won thing and has inspired Isabella to capture the true spirit of Montalcino. Vanilla Beans & Brodo tells of the violent history of this... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2009
  • Reisgids Florence & the best of Tuscany | Rough Guides
  • Zeer goede reisgids voor zowel de georganiseerde maar vooral voor de zelfstandige reiziger. Boordevol informatie over reizen, slapen, eten, maar ook musea en cultuur. Voor Europese landen en steden completer en beter dan de Lonely Planet ! ´´The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany´´ is the essential companion to discovering the... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Foreste Casentinesi NP Monti Editore 20
  • Map No. 20, Foreste Casentinesi: Campigna, Camaldoli, Chiusi dell Verna, in series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering mainly the spine of the Apennines along the borders of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and the Marches.Map in this series have contours at 25m intervals with... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Florence - Siena - Chianti Kompass 2458
  • Florence - Siena - Chianti area on a double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Val di Pesa, Val d’Elsa, Monteriggioni, etc. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. Extensive overprint includes GEA - Grande Escursione Appenninica, Sentiero Italia,... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Tuscany Bikeline Cycling Atlas: 25 Tours (1735km)
  • Tuscany Cycling Atlas with 25 tours across the whole region totaling 1735kms, presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in guide with maps at 1:75,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • San Miniato Commune 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 521
  • San Miniato Commune at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking maps available. Most maps... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rome and Environs 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 501
  • Rome and Environs at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering mainly Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. *The title of the map is rather misleading as Rome isn`t actually included on it. The area covered is south-east of the city`s outskirts and includes the Frascati region, Castel Gandolfo, and the... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Lakes Suviana & Brasimone
  • Lakes Suviana and Brasimone area on the border of Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany on a contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:25,000 from L`Escursionista Editore highlighting waymarked walking trails and other local paths, not signposted but open to hikers. Topography is presented by contours at 20m intervals with relief shading and colouring... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Garfagnana Edizioni Multigraphic 701
  • Garfagnana at 1:50,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking maps available. Most maps have... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Colline di Rimini
  • Map No. 124, Colline di Rimini, in a series of GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:50,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering parts of central Italy: eastern Tuscany, with northern Umbria and the Marches, plus the south-eastern of part of Emilia-Romagna. This title covers the holiday resorts on the Adriatic coast around Rimini,... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Dolomiti di Sesto / Sextner Dolomiten Kompass 58
  • Dolomiti di Sesto/Sextner Dolomiten area on a GPS compatible hiking and recreational map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper, plus on the reverse a panorama map of the region. KOMPASS HIKING MAPS OF ITALY: this title is part of an extensive series of walking maps from Kompass covering... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Alta Valle del Santerno 23
  • Map No. 22, Alta Valle del Lamone: Alto Appennino Faentino – Anello di Marradi, in series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering mainly the spine of the Apennines along the borders of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and the Marches.Map in this series have contours at 25m intervals... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Parco della Maremma - Monti dell`e Uccellina Edizioni Multigraphic 504
  • Parco della Maremma - Monti dell`e Uccellina at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Valli del Lavino, Samoggia e Panaro
  • Lakes Suviana and Brasimone area on the border of Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany on a contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:25,000 from L`Escursionista Editore highlighting waymarked walking trails and other local paths, not signposted but open to hikers. Topography is presented by contours at 20m intervals with relief shading and colouring... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Appennino Tosco-Romagnolo East
  • Map No. 135, Appennino Tosco-Romagnolo East, in a series of GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:50,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering parts of central Italy: eastern Tuscany, with northern Umbria and the Marches, plus the south-eastern of part of Emilia-Romagna.The maps have contours at 50m intervals with additional shading and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany IGN 86205
  • Certain regions of the world present an extraordinary tourist and cultural wealth and remain mythical destinations. To accompany you on your journey to these extraordinary regions, the IGN offers maps, at scales ranging from 1:50,000 to 1:800,000. Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Colline di Forlí
  • Map No. 127, Colline di Forlí, in a series of GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:50,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering parts of central Italy: eastern Tuscany, with northern Umbria and the Marches, plus the south-eastern of part of Emilia-Romagna.The maps have contours at 50m intervals with additional shading and numerous spot... Read more
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Walking holidays

Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane, Charming Chianti
  • Te voet van Florence naar Siena. Van de hoofdstad van de kunst naar de stad met het mooiste plein van Italië, door het arcadische heuvelland van de Chianti. Wijngaarden, bossen en olijfboomgaarden waaruit kostelijke producten gewonnen worden: dé trots van Toscane. Tijdens deze trektocht overnacht je in met zorg uitgekozen, comfortabele en... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Duitsland - Pfalz
  • Wandelen over de Pfalzer Weinsteig vanuit een fijn eco-hotel. Dit 'Toscane van Duitsland' biedt in het voorjaar bloeiende amandelbomen en in het najaar prachtig kleurende wijnvelden en bossen. Onderweg burchten voor fraaie uitzichten en stadjes en pittoreske wijndorpjes met mooie vakwerkhuizen, terrasjes en natuurlijk gelegenheid tot... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Duitsland - Pfalz
  • Fietsen door de Pfalz, het 'Toscane van Duitsland'. Met in het voorjaar bloeiende amandelbomen en in het najaar prachtig kleurende wijnvelden en bossen. Natuurlijk volg je per fiets de beroemde Weinstrasse. Onze hotels, naar keuze 3* of 4*, zijn een prima uitgangspunt voor prachtige tochten: van pittoreske wijndorpen aan de voet van het... Read more
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Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscana Verde
  • Een heerlijke, landelijke autovakantie in klassiek Toscane voor liefhebbers van natuur, rust en ruimte. Ontdek hier 'het landschap als kunstwerk' en geniet van de geraffineerde cultuur en keuken. Laat je tijdens de rondreis verrassen door de bloemenpracht in het voorjaar of het lijnenspel van de aarde in het najaar. Je verblijft in een drietal... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane compleet
  • Van de groene Apennijnen in het noorden tot de het onbekende Etruskische zuiden, op deze complete rondreis ontdek je de uitersten van Toscane. Beleef de verrassende cultuurmonumenten, de glooiing van de heuvels. Ontdek de necropoli van de Etrusken te voet en geniet van de beste keuken van Europa. Je verblijft in een viertal, zorgvuldig... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Val d'Orcia
  • Fietstocht door het prachtige Toscaanse landschap met weidse landerijen, cipressenlanen en wijngaarden. Je passeert opmerkelijk goed bewaarde middeleeuwse en renaissancestadjes. Ontmoet vriendelijke mensen en geniet van het Toscaanse eten en de lokale wijnen. Onze routes zorgen voor afwisselingen tussen peddelen over rustige landweggetjes en... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Vallombrosa
  • Vlakbij Florence, maar toch midden in de Toscaanse natuur verblijf je op een landgoed bij een fraaie fattoria. Verspreid in de tuinen van het 11 ha. grote terrein vind je een manege, twee zwembaden, tennisbaan en meer. Door de gunstige ligging zijn naast Florence ook de prachtige Toscaanse stadjes als Lucca, Siena en San Gimignano te bezoeken.... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Via Francigena
  • De etappe Lucca-Siena van de Via Francigena is er een waarin natuur, cultuur, geschiedenis en spiritualiteit op een unieke manier samenkomen. De reis begint bij de prachtige tuinen, villa’s en honderden kerken in het met Romeinse muren beschermde Lucca. Over veelal verlaten strade bianche - de witte Toscaanse wegen - wandel je vervolgens verder... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane
  • Bijzondere stadswandelingen door Florence, de bakermat van de Renaissance, vanuit een uitstekend viersterrenhotel gelegen in het groen. Breng tijdens deze stedentrip een bezoek aan het wereldberoemde Uffizi paleis, waar de kaartjes voor je klaarliggen. En strek eventueel de benen op het platteland van Toscane, rond het Chianti-wijndorp Greve,... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Calabrië
  • Calabrië was jarenlang het stoutste jongetje van de Italiaanse klas. Deze voormalige boevenstreek in de teen van de Italiaanse laars is echter bezig met een revival en vraagt om een verkenning. Het diepe zuiden van Italië is echt een gebied voor fijnproevers die eens wat anders willen dan Toscane of Piemonte. Calabrië is ietwat ontoegankelijk... Read more
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