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Florence City Breaks | Cheap breaks to Florence

Take a city break in Florence and be whisked back to the renaissance. Stand in front of some of the finest art and architecture in Europe, explore …

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A Look Inside Santa Maria Novella (the church, not the train station)

faking it: 10 tips to acting like a local in florence

Longer days and budding flowers <i>should</i> be welcome signs of spring. For many Florentines, however, they are warning sirens – the tourists are coming. …

Things to do PART III: Nightlife in Florence 101

A part of getting to know any city is finding out what it does when the rest of the world is sleeping. Here are some tips and my favorite spots in …

A Free Walking Tour of Florence: A Great Way Not to Get Lost.

Delve into history with a Free Walking Tour in Florence<p>I like to think I have a pretty good sense of direction, most of the time. But take me away …

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Florence: for free! | Visit Tuscany

<b>Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore</b><p>The entrance to the Cathedral is free. On the contrary, if you want to climb up on the top of the <i>Cupola</i> or the …

Chianti Classico Wine Resort in Italy. Dievole Winery

Restyling Dievole: the new face of our wine resort<p>Over the past few years, Dievole Wine Resort has been …<p>Bolgheri on the Tuscan coast: Sun, Sea & …

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I’m leaving for a three day holiday in Venice, a well deserved break, a second chance given to a city which the first time didn’t impress me much (it …

Dining guide of Florence | Visit Tuscany

In Florence, the way of eating has changed over time, but the traditional Florentine cuisine that you can still taste today at many local restaurants</b> …

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Five tips for choosing the best artisan "gelato" | Visit Tuscany

In addition to the experience and skill of the artisan maker, great gelato begins with <b>great ingredients</b>. Although there's no official definition of …

Things to see in Florence - What to see in Florence

Bridges in Florence<p>This is an important historical landmark, situated in the Italian city of Florence (Tuscany). The Ponte Vecchio is the only bridge …

The Top 5 of Florence

As many people around the world know, Florence, Italy is the European capital of renaissance history and art. It's incredible to think back to the early 1400s when architecture, literature, science and fine art began a whole new movement of change. Before you go across the pond, make sure these …

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walking tour: san marco neighborhood

Meg had the worst day of her entire life in Piazza San Marco. A few summers back, the girl with the worst case of <i>ornithophobia</i> (irrational fear of …

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Florence At Night

2012-11-29 18:51 | Comments: 5<p><i>The two most prominent buildings of the historic center of Florence are the Gothic-Renaissance cathedral "Basilica di</i> …

Digital Duomo: Florence by smartphone | CNN Travel

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Don't overschedule. Savor Florence's treasures at a leisurely pace.<p>(Photo: Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images )<p>When visiting the historic city of Florence it can be easy to act like a tourist. But there are several important don't's that travelers to Italy should bear in mind when …

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Tour di Gelato: The 10 Best Gelateria's in Florence Italy

Top 10 Free Things To Do - Florence, Italy

YouTube Slideshow Tour of Florence, Italy<p>You can’t go wrong with visiting the sites on this slideshow tour of Florence, Itlay. Many of the places …

How to totally botch your trip to Florence

Florence has some great shopping, but head to Via Tornabuoni or any of the shops that line the Piazza del Duomo and you’re sure to pay extra for the …

Florence Calendar of Events for September

September is a pleasant month to visit Florence, when temperatures start to cool down and crowds thin out somewhat. It's not one of the city's …

September Events in Florence, Italy

<b>September is a fabulous month to be in Florence for so many reasons.</b> The weather is nicer (even if I could hardly call this year’s summer a true one) …

Things to Do in Florence in September

Things to Do in Florence in September 2016<p>Events Calendar and What's On Guide for Firenze<p><b>The best things to do in Florence in September in 2016?</b><p>No …

torre di arnolfo: the tower of palazzo vecchio

This weekend is a spring shower of free-ness. Saturday, March 8, is the Festa della Donna (aka terrific lady day) in which you get free things just …

florence for starters

As we’re still in back-to-school mode, we can’t help but think of all the Florence newbies that are trying to get a handle on the city. Of course, …

Rome Travel Guide

Why It's Worth It<p>Michelangelo masterpieces and centuries-old villas, palaces and temples framed with the vines of bygone times. With its mix of modern and ancient architecture, beautifully curated exhibitions, and the best wine bars, Rome will never give you the same experience twice. Between …

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Rome’s Hottest ‘Hood (Hint: It’s Not Vatican City)

Two millennia ago, gladiators, prostitutes, and politicians—Julius Caesar, for one—rubbed shoulders in <b>Monti, Rome,</b> a red-light district adjacent to the Forum and Colosseum.<p>Today Monti is again red hot. In this zone where something new is always opening, Italians gather for animated conversations …

When in Rome …

From the May 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>Imperial splendor, religion, and Renaissance art give Rome deep and enduring meaning to adults. The very same things can speak to children (<i>bambini</i> in Italian) who find hidden treasures throughout the city.<p><b>Going Down in Time</b><p>Escape underground …