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Florence Concert and Dinner
"Your evening starts in the charming neighborhood of Oltrarno on the south side of the Arno River. Make your own way to a traditional Florentine restaurant where your table awaits. Then sit back and relax as the friendly waiting staff serve up your meal. Select a budget-friendly set menu with Chianti wine or upgrade to enjoy a choice of traditional Tuscan dishes from an à la carte menu. Wine is not included with the à la carte option but a wide selection is available should you want to order a bottle at your own expense. See the Itinerary for sample menus. After dinner take a short stroll into town to St Mark's Anglican Church
From EUR89.00
 
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
From EUR125.00
 
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

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Florence

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Architecture

The Medici were a wealthy banker family that ruled Florence in the 1400-1700s. Much of the town, its buildings, and art have their symbols some place in them letting you know that they were the...
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Local Life

The original Adventures of Pinocchio was written by Carlo Collodi, who was from Florence. The story of the little wooden puppet carved by Geppetto is set in a little Italian village. The little puppet...
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City Gates - Porta

Porta del Prato is situated in Piazzale il Prato where, in the medieval times of Florence, used to be the weekly livestock fair. It is one of the oldest gates to the town built in 1285 at the same...
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Oltrano District

In the early Middle Ages it was very much the fashion in parts of Europe (but never the UK) to build towers or tower houses as a very obvious display of your wealth and power. You can see such towers...
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Daytrip - Chianti

Located as close as only 30kms south of Florence is the magical Chianti region of Tuscany. This famous region is home to a large chunk of Tuscany's wine production, and its stunning countryside is...
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Daytrip - Fiesole

The open top buses in Florence have two lines, A and B. A does the center and the real tourist tops in Florence. However with the same 20 Euro ticket you can go on line B. This goes out of florence to...
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Daytrips - Other

The Bustling Spa Town of Montecatini Terme lies 50 kilometers west of Florence and a 55 minute drive via van or tour bus and is one of the day trip options from Florence. The town is a popular spa...
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Chiesi - Churches

Santo Stefano al Ponte was constructed in the 11th and 12th century in a Romanesque style with a polychome marble facade. In the 14th century, however, the exterior was renovated and its the upper...
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Shopping

I was walking from Torre San Lorenzo toward Ponte Vecchio and my curiosity was attracted by this jewelry shop. Turned out Master Alessandro Dari is not the usual jewelry guy. He is a maestro...
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Bridges

Close to the hustle and bustle of the city, but still far enough to relax. When the river is low, it is possible to enter the southern bank of the river and find a spot to relax. To enter the river...
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Walking

Avoid the crowd at the Duomo and San Lorenzo, they're nothing compared to the unremarkable, everyday beauty of Florence that is everywhere. My advice is to spend a day walking around Florence instead...
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Food & Drink

"Accidental Tourist" is a club or co-op that operates casual, friendly excursions from Florence. By being a club (you pay a 10 euro membership fee) they avoid higher rates because they don't have...
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Piazzale Michelangelo

The castle of Florence is located near the Piazzale Michelangelo, a much visited place. But, sadly, I didn’t saw many people climbing the extra meters and go up to the castle. The views are very...
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Daytrip - Siena

We decided to take a day trip to Siena. It was an easy bus ride and pleasant trip through the countryside. When we got off the bus we weren't sure how to get to the Campo. Next to the bus stop was a...
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Top Hotels in Florence

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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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Top Things to Do in Florence

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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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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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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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Climbing The Duomo

The first time we were here, years ago, we climbed to the top of the campanile, so this time we took on the Duomo. It is a daunting climb of about 460 steps, but you get interesting views inside a...
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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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