I moved to Italy in 2008 prepared to live there for about a year. I visited Florence in May of 2009 as a “tourist” and went to the Uffizi Gallery. I stood in front of Sandro Botticelli's Birth of Venice, knowing very little about the painting, and I understood then and there that I would spend more than a year in Italy. Eleven years later I own a tour company that has … [Read more...] about Why the Birth of Venice Makes the Uffizi Gallery Worth Every Penny
Maybe you’ve heard many times about the beauties of Florence. The Uffizi Museum, Piazza della Signoria, and Ponte Vecchio might ring a bell. But Florence has many other jewels that are worth a visit while in town. One example is the Jewish Ghetto, a neighborhood full of history where you might take a walk to learn something more about the city. … [Read more...] about Jewish Ghetto in Florence
The city of Florence is small but full of wonders. Depending on your interests, budget and time flexibility, the amount of time you should spend in Florence can vary greatly. Below we have a few different multi-day itineraries to choose from based on your interests. Follow these guides to see all that Florence has to offer! … [Read more...] about How Many Days Should You Spend in Florence?
After visiting Florence's main attractions like the Uffizi and Accademia Gallery during the day, it's always nice to relax with a cocktail in hand in the evening. Here, check out the best bars in Florence perfect for your stay in Florence. … [Read more...] about Guide to the Best Bars in Florence
While planning a trip in the heart of the Renaissance, you might get lost trying to understand what to visit. Don’t worry though, this guide will help you to figure out what’s worth a look. Here are the top 10 things to see in Florence during your trip. … [Read more...] about Top 10 Things to See in Florence
Planning your trip to Florence must include a visit to the worldwide famous Uffizi Gallery Museum. For sure your craving for some art history, Renaissance masterpieces and, last but not least, some delicious Italian food, right? But careful, the Uffizi Gallery might take you a while and once you’re out, you’ll have earned your price: some Italian plates in typical restaurants … [Read more...] about Best Restaurants near the Uffizi Gallery in Florence