Tips and tricks for visitors in Florence

Tips and tricks for visitors in Florence

  It is always useful to know all the little tricks that can make you stay more comfortable or that could help you gain some more extra time for visiting. This is why it is worthwhile going through Tips and tricks for visitors in Florence. Just reserve a few minutes and I can assure you will not regret it Travelling cheaper Are you travelling on a low budget? The cheapest flights near Florence would be the airlines flying to Pisa. From there the best way to get to the city would be b... [ read more ]

Shopping in Florence

Shopping in Florence

In Florence almost everything is related to art and fashion for sure does not make an exception.  Just like elsewhere in Italy, shopping in Florence is real pleasure and a true ritual. Numerous districts in the city are every shopaholic’s dreaming place. From antiques to jewels, from clothes to furniture Florence will provide you with everything you have ever dreamed of. Shops The most famous Florentine designers, whose shops can easily be found in the city’s downtown, are:  Cavalli,... [ read more ]

Florence or the Cradle of Renaissance

Florence or the Cradle of Renaissance

  Maybe some of you will ask themselves why has Florence been called „the Cradle of Renaissance”? And that is a good question to ask if you are planning to visit this amazing city. Imagine yourself wandering through the streets full of traces of a flourishing past and not being able to understand and eventually appreciate the true grandeur of this place. It is such a pity not to inform yourself on the events and people that helped this city become what it is today that we decided t... [ read more ]

Trips starting from Florence

Trips starting from Florence

  Italy is such a beautiful country that it is quite difficult to come across a destination that you will eventually regret having picked up. As for trips starting from Florence quite the same rules apply. You can easily plan day trips, since many wonderful places can be reached only half of an hour distance from the city downtown even when using public transportation. If you have a week-end at your disposal then the best choice is definitely a trip at the country, where the pure tradition... [ read more ]

Top Cultural Events in Florence

Top Cultural Events in Florence

  Florence makes no exception when it comes to offering a wide and interesting variety of cultural events. Being one of the most important cities in Italy, especially from a tourist point of view, Florenceis a lively place, full of local and international artistic and cultural events. Therefore before booking your tickets to this amazing destination, maybe it is better to go through the below article, which offers useful information on Top Cultural Events in Florence. Pitti Immagine ... [ read more ]

Top Most Illustrious Personalities in Florence's Past

Top Most Illustrious Personalities in Florence’s Past

Any city can brag about its past and heritage but no other place has all the reason to do it like Florence. Why would that be? Well it all started in the distant past, more exactly in the 15th century when Florence represented the ideal city state, a place where freedom of the individual was guaranteed and a large part of the population was allowed to take part in the government. This peaceful and secure ambient helped the creativity go wild and encouraged intelligent people with ambition to try... [ read more ]

The specialties Florentine cuisine

The specialties Florentine cuisine

The specialties of Florentine cuisine are very much influenced by the wonderful history and culture of the region it belongs to, more exactly to the amazing Tuscany. The dishes’ main characteristics are simplicity and abundance. The locals lay a great emphasis on a mixture of condiments and specific ingredients that give a special flavor to each dish. The white beans represent an important part of the specialties of Florentine cuisine and it is usually cooked with olive oil and sage. Also the ... [ read more ]

Top Landmarks in Florence

Top Landmarks in Florence

  Have you ever asked an Italian which is the most beautiful city in their country? Most of them will provide you with the same answer:  the amazingly, one and only Florence (Firenze in Italian). And why would that be? The answer is quite simple: its history.Florencehas been the most important city in Europe for around 250 years, representing the birthplace of a very strong and enriching period, the Renaissance. Nowadays the city has obviously preserved the traces of this amazing past; t... [ read more ]

Accommodation in Florence

Accommodation in Florence

Accommodation in Florence, almost without regard to category and price, is strongly influenced by the high and low season. It is true that this might differ slightly from one hotel to another, depending on the area of the city it is located. Usually the high season corresponds to spring and summer and possibly a couple of weeks around Christmas, whereas the low season is related to winter and late autumn. Therefore, be aware of how much time ahead you book your hotel if you are planning a visit... [ read more ]