20 Best Florence Hidden Gems

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Among Florence’s heavyweight tourist attractions hide an array of lesser-known gems and off-the-beaten-track destinations. Often hiding in plain sight, these places may not be as famous as icons of the city, but they’re no less historically important or impressive because of it. Here, you’ll find museums housing the collections of eccentric businessmen, thousand-year-old churches, and … Read more

How To Visit Saturnia Hot Springs: 18 Best Things To Know

Saturnia Hot Springs

Located in Southern Tuscany, Saturnia Hot Springs (Terme di Saturnia, in Italian), known in Italy as Cascate del Mulino, are beautiful, natural hot springs in an idyllic setting of rolling hills and countryside. As they are actually really close to Viterbo, we (my dad, my sister and I) decided to set on a nice road … Read more

12 Best Florence Food To Try

Florence Food

There is a lot of Florence food you need to try. While most people visit Florence in search of Renaissance art, food is definitely one of the perks of visiting the Tuscan capital. While some dishes are now staples of Italian cuisine and easily found throughout the country, there are some that are strictly regional. … Read more

A Short Guide To Pitigliano, Italy

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Pitigliano is a unique town in the Maremma region of Southern Tuscany, with a wonderful hilltop position soaring above the landscape. The town is intertwined with the volcanic rock it dominates, much like other towns in Southern Tuscany and in the Tuscia region of Lazio such as Sorano, Sovana, Soriano nel Cimino and even the … Read more

13 Best Tips For Visiting Florence

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Florence (Firenze, in Italian) is the birthplace of the Renaissance. We in Italy like to say it’s like a massive, open air art gallery, a museum where you can wander its streets and encounter many marvels of history. Wonderful as it is, Florence does require a bit of planning and some considerations before you set … Read more

A Guide To Mercato Centrale Florence

Mercato Centrale Florence

Whether you have a weekend, or more days to spend in Florence, you should not miss the bustling food scene, the gastronomic goldmine that is the Mercato Centrale Florence. A few streets down from the Basilica di San Lorenzo and only 900 meters from Santa Maria Novella train station, you can spend a whole morning … Read more

13 Best Views In Florence

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The marvelous Tuscan capital of Florence is a place of swiping, breathtaking views, wherever you look. A truly romantic city, whether you visit with your better half, planning a proposal or hoping for one; with friends (like I did) or even as a solo traveler, taking in the best views in Florence is something of … Read more

6 Best Rooftop Bars In Florence

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After wandering around the city of Florence, among historic and artistic wonders of the world, why not end your day as a local would do, with an aperitivo? Elevate your experience in the lovely capital of the Tuscany region, by sipping a crispy Prosecco, an Aperol Spritz or a Negroni with a spectacular view from … Read more