Dreaming of a trip to Florence and want to get a head start on planning? We can't blame you since the city is one of the most beautiful and popular destinations in Europe. Here are the top things to do in and around Florence! Pro Tip: If you haven't already, check out and bookmark our dedicated page on Florence, Italy. It leads to tons of content on the most popular village in the … [Read more...] about Top 18 THINGS TO DO in FLORENCE, Italy for 2021
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Do you love wine? Are you thinking of taking a trip to Tuscany to sample the nectar and not sure where you should go? Not to worry as we will make touring the wine regions in Tuscany easy! As a certified Sommelier, people ask me all the time which are the best wine regions in Tuscany. To answer that question, we must first understand the immensity and diversity of this winemaking region. To … [Read more...] about Ultimate Tuscany Wine Region Guide
Are you an art lover looking to understand more about Renaissance art? Florence is a great place to accomplish that but it is important to understand more about where its most important museum, the Uffizi Gallery, actually is. You already know it is in Florence Italy but there is a lot to learn about where it is, why it was built, and how to visit! Location of the Uffizi Gallery The … [Read more...] about Where is the Uffizi Gallery?
The Uffizi Gallery is pound for pound one of the greatest art galleries on Earth. It is a collection of Renaissance art which makes it one of the most important collections in Western Civilization. Would you know it started out as an office building for the Medici? Here are some of the most astounding facts about the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. 11 Astounding Facts About the Uffizi … [Read more...] about 11 Astounding Facts the Uffizi Gallery in Florence
Santa Maria del Fiore, otherwise known simply as " Il Duomo", is the iconic cathedral right smack in the middle of Florence. The history of this cornerstone of Florence is fascinating and complex Read this guide to not only get all the essential information about this structure and its surroundings but also insider tips and knowledge for when you find yourself in front of the cathedral of … [Read more...] about Visiting the Florence Cathedral: Tickets, Hours, Tours, and More!
The Santa Croce Neighborhood is considered one of the more local neighborhoods in the center of Florence. It is only a 10 minute walk from the Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio but does not get the same level of traffic. This may be the reason why the area has a high concentration of great restaurants - some of the best in Florence. We deployed our local guides and ask them to compile a list of the best … [Read more...] about The 9 Best Restaurants Near Santa Croce in Florence