Reading an Italian menu can be both daunting and confusing, yet the specialties of Florence are not to be missed. The memory of their flavours will remain long after the city has been left behind.
When in Florence it's all to easy to succumb to cultural overload. Here are a few practical tips for surviving a visit to Florence. They can make a trip so much easier - and so much more enjoyable.
Take a walk through medieval Florence, to places easily missed. Florence boasts a range of forgotten gems, from the literary to the scientific ones, to places simply to sit and watch the world go by.
il Duomo and the famed dome built by Brunelleschi, and the Campanile to the right. wikipedia Now, I haven't been completely around the world and, therefore, I haven't seen everything there is to see, but I can tell you,...
When you visit Florence, there is one thing you must book in advance - IF you decide it's really worth your time: the Uffizi Gallery
Florence is where Michelangelo was raised, and where he learnt his craft. The Casa Buonarroti is a delightful museum, dedicated to the works and legacy of the great renaissance artist.
A historic wine bar near the central market that boasts excellent wines.
The Renaissance City has so much to offer in terms of contemporary and modern art.
Florence marked the end of the inexpensive part of our tour. However, lots of wealth was there. You can tell by the genuine gold leaf overlaid on this church door.
Ghosts and haunted buildings in the Renaissance City...
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