Vintage Italian Postcards

Friday, August 20, 2010

Letters to Juliette

Letters to Juliette, with Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave and Amanda Seyfried and made in Verona, New York and Siena, which is just up the road from where we live and where more than twenty internationally famous films have been made including Brother Sun-Sister Moon, My House in Umbria, Tea With Mussolini, Romeo and Juliet, Under the Tuscan Sun, The English Patient, Quantum of Solace and Gladiator.


Montone is celebrating the medieval procession of the Madonna della Spina until the 22nd, with flag wavers, archers, costumes, drummers and traditional food.

Citta di Castello is hosting world famous Russian musicians at the Festival of the Nations

Summer truffle hunts are starting in the Upper Tiber Valley which include samples and six course lunches or dinners based on black truffle.

San Leo Bastia village is having their annual four day mushroom festival, with dishes made by local cooks based on world famous porcini mushrooms, traditional from this area of chestnut woods.

Anghiari is hosting an art festival with exhibitors from different countries who are using the old cantinas in the historic centre as showrooms.