Whether you like warm sand, snow-capped mountains, crystal clear waters, quaint fishing villages or lively cities, these towns have something for everyone who visits them. The secret is simple: no matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find it in one of these unique destinations. Vernazza, Cinque Terre Vernazza, the town at the base of the… Continue reading Best Coastal Towns In Northern Italy
You know, I have lived in Florence, Italy for over eight months now. During that time I have discovered a few things about life in Toscana. Like, for instance, that it costs about 40% more to live here than it does in Manhattan. That’s not because Florence is more expensive than NYC. No. It’s because… Continue reading How Much Does It Cost To Live In Florence Italy
The Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy is the most famous and visited building in all of Tuscany. It was the seat of government for the Republic of Florence from 1299 until 1849, when the city became part of the Kingdom of Sardinia. Today the building houses the offices of the mayor of Florence and the… Continue reading Palazzo Vecchio In Florence Italy
The Ponte Vecchio is one of the most famous landmarks in Florence, Italy. It is located in the heart of the city and spans the Arno River. The structure was originally named the “Bishop’s Bridge” and was built by the Florentine Republic between 1345 and 1362. The Ponte Vecchio is actually three bridges joined together.… Continue reading Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy
The Duomo is one of the most important and spectacular buildings in the history of Western architecture. It was begun in 1296 by Arnolfo di Cambio and took more than 200 years to finish. The original design for the building was never finished, as the architect died while working on it. Instead, his sons continued… Continue reading Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy
The Uffizi Gallery, housed in the former office of the University of Florence’s law faculty, is one of Italy’s most important art museums and the largest gallery in Europe. It houses a collection of Italian Renaissance and pre-Renaissance paintings, drawings and sculpture that is unparalleled in the world. The museum was founded in 1879 by… Continue reading Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy
Our blog has many posts about Florence, Italy. We have posts about the best places to visit, what to do in Florence, things to eat, and so on. 1. Does it snow in Florence, Italy? Yes! It snows in Florence, Italy. If you want to see the snowy side of Florence, you should visit Florence,… Continue reading Does It Snow In Florence Italy?