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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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Bring Sunglasses and a Hat

although the best time to visit the Renassiance City of Florence is in summer and the spring, it is best to bring a comfortable hat to shade you head and face from the heat that you would not...
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Bring A Powerful Zoom Camera and Smartphone

most people here in Virtual Tourist are the Baby Boomers and a few Generation Xers like me and hardly any millenials so don't expect some high tech reviews like how to use selfies sticks, best apps to...
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Books, maps, and audio tours

You are ready to head to Florence– you’ve confirmed the hotel, got the e-tickets for the flight, and made reservations for the dog at the kennel. But wait! Have you forgotten something? Other...
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My guide books in Florence

Here are my guide books that provided me details about a geographic location, tourist attractions, or most interesting itineraries inFlorence.Casa Editrice Bonechi – Italy. “The Golden Book”....
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Some like it hot

Although things tend to cool off at night, if you're an American and used to air conditioning, you may find that it is well worth your while to bring a small battery-powered fan with you, or to...
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June and July are veery hot

I went to Florence in August and while it is hot during the day, the air is cooler in the night.I was told that in June and July day and nights are very hot.So best way to wander around would be with...
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Bring Art & Architecture Book

Florence: Art & Architecture is a great resource when you're visiting Florence's many museums. This invaluable book contains great descriptions of may works of art and architecture in the city....
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Pack light!

My best advice when travelling to Florence is to pack light - you never know how much shopping you may do whilst there!!Also, cobble stones don't make it easy to drag luggage from the train station to...
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Be prepared

I didn't stay very long so I didn't need a lot of bags. You can always have a taxi or bus take you somewhere else around town but if you plan on walking from your arrival point to your...
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Bringing a laptop? Need an adaptor?

In the summer it is hot as hell and the city goes ultra-casual,so just leave the ugly white tennis shoes at home. Florence is very laid back in the summer. Very easy to find all types of adaptors...
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Packing...

Take a comfortable backpack and a daypack too...you will probably need to carry a bottle of water, camera etc so it's handy to have a small pack... Good walking shoes are a must because you will walk...
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Ear Plugs!

Florence is a charming city of narrow streets and stone pavements -- all make sound echo. If staying in the city, bring earplugs to help you sleep through all the noise of motorscooters, cars,...
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Packing List

Study Abroad I just wanted to mention that if you want to get this type of view of the Florence Duomo, go to the Palazzo Vecchio, all the way to the top, day or nightime (before 10 p.m.) and it is...
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Study Abroad I really like this picture...the building you see closest to the picture is the Uffizzi Gallery, one the most famous art galleries in the world. Then you see the high tower of the...
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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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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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Galleria dell'Accademia

the most popular museum in all of Florence will be the Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze (Gallery of the Academy of Florence), located a stone's throw away from Piazza San Marco. This is...
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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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