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Cooking Class: Italian-Style Meatballs and Tiramisu
"When most people think of meatballs mounds of pasta doused in red sauce come to mind. Ironically in Italy it’s rare to see spaghetti and meatballs on the same plate. Polpette are savory appetizers or stand-alone entrees. Italy’s meatballs come in many shapes sizes and sauces. They are made from pork seafood and even vegetables.This class offers two interesting options that will surely satisfy your taste buds. You will learn how to make authentic meatballs; how to choose your ingredients fresh organic
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Florence Full Day Trip from Livorno
"You will be driven to discover Florence a dynamic city perfect representation of Italian Reinassance. Florence hosts a wide range of monuments impressive gardens typical shops starred restaurants and trattorias. Have a walk and discover the Mercato Nuovo where you can find the Fontana del Porcellino (Piglet Fountain) and enjoy a magnificent view over the city from the Piazzale Michelangelo. Go through the Boboli Gardens: an op statues fountains and very old olm oaks. One of the most impressive palace is the Uffizi Gallery located off the Piazza della Signoria. The museum offers thousands of artworks by masters like Michelangelo
From EUR525.00
 
2-Hours Walking Tour in Florence
"Get an up close and personal experience of Florence on this 2-hour walking tour. If you choose the “Highlights of Florence” option you can visit the highlights of the city including the Duomo the Baptistery the Old Palace and the Ponte Vecchio.Or if you would prefer you can choose the “Oltrarno Slow Tour” option and leave the most common areas of the city and cross the Ponte Vecchio and stroll to Pitti Palace. You can also choose to purchase a ticket to walk through Boboli Gardens and Bardini Garden. With this optio you can visit the famous church and the square of Santo Spirito."
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Having VT Withdrawals ??

If you find yourself having VT withdrawals then get yourself to an Internet Cafe fast!!!A good one that I have found is Internet Train. It is an Italian wide chain, with 13 branches in Florence.Once...
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Piazza della Republica and the Arcone ( Big Arch )

The modern Piazza della Republica is on the site of the once Roman Forum.One of its greatest attractions is that it contains one of the original "doors" of the city when the city used to be surrounded...
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losing yourself

Florence is compact and easy to get around on foot, and walking is definitely the best way to see the city.In the central (oldest) part of town, the narrow streets are closed to cars (except police,...
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Scooters

As in other Italian cities, motorscooters are very popular in Florence. It's difficult not to notice it... ( you do remember to cross the streets with extreme caution )The reason of this is quite...
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Museum of Science

It was starting to rain and it was kind of cold, so we decided to go check out the Museum of Science which is exactly what it is. It is not really a science museum but rather a museum about the...
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A perfect guide book

There are lots of good guide books for Florence and the many museums. One of the best ones was given to me only after our trip, but that's not too bad, as I'm sure I wil be back and it will be very...
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Medici Family

The Medici family of Florence can be traced back to the end of the 12th century. They were the most influential family in the whole of Italy, with respects to the Albizzi's. The amassed much of the...
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Payphones

Payphones in Florence, and most of Italy for that matter, are almost completely worked with calling cards, not coins. The card that can be used are either the insertable cards (normally for local...
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Streets

There are number of streets in Florence which are of exceptional beauty. Some of them we admire because of its important historical sights or palaces, the others because we were captured by an small...
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Chill out around the San Lorenzo area

San Lorenzois the city's second most important church but also a great place to browse for bargains and people watch.The San Lorenzo market fills the area around the Church of San Lorenzo. Many stalls...
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Internet Points

One of the better internet companies I used along my trip was Internet Train. They have a few branches in Florence and the service is fast DSL. The computers were fairly good, as well. You go in pay...
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Important Words To Learn

There are five important words to add to your Italian vocabulary.Permesso- when you want to pass someone or through a crowd of people when you are on the bus and want to get off, for example, use the...
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Santa Croce

The magnificent Gothic of Santa Croce (1294) contains the tombs of many famous Florentines, including Michelangelo and Galileo. The spacious, airy interior is enhanced by the radiant frescoes of...
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The Bargello

The Bargello was built in 1255 as the city's town hall. It was the the oldest seat of gvernment surviving in Florence. In the 16th century it was the residence of the chief of police and a prison:...
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Viale Michelangelo 1, Florence, Tuscany, 50125, Italy
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Via Martelli 10, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy
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Piazza Ognissanti 1, Florence, Tuscany, I-50123, Italy
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Via dei Tornabuoni 1, Florence, Tuscany, 50122, Italy
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Borgo San Jacopo 14, Florence, Tuscany, 50125, Italy
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Via Santa Caterina d'Alessandria 7, Florence, Tuscany, 50129, Italy
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Il Duomo - Santa Maria del Fiore

Work on the new cathedral, begun in 1296, was interrupted in 1302 when Arnolfo di Cambio died. His place as masterbuilder was taken by Giotto, in 1334. Due to a social situation and certain natural...
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Ponte Vecchio

one of the most famous Bridge around the world can be found in Florence along the banks of the Arno River. Ponte Vecchio is one of the three old bridges along the Arno River (the other ones nearby are...
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David Statue

The star attraction in Piazza Della Signora before was the famous David Statue Made by Michaelangelo in 1504 as to symbolize the defense of civil liberties embodied in the Republic of Florence by the...
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Pitti Palace - Palazzo Pitti

This place had me cross-eyed after a couple of hours. The largest museum complex in Florence, Palazzo Pitti comprises at least five different galleries and two gardens. All of them are either in or...
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Basilica Di Santa Croce

Basilica di Santa Croce (the Holy Cross) is the principal Franciscan church if Florence but also known as teh Temple of Italian Glories. It is the burial place of some of the most famous Italians,...
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Piazzale Michelangelo

part two of my tips with more panoramic pictures of Florence from the Plaza for the most stunning and panoramic view of Florence, you must head to the Piazzale Michaelangelo, located on the southbank...
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