#Florence

Discover Florence from the River Arno

Discover Florence from the River Arno

Florence wouldn’t be Florence without the Arno, the river that threads its way through the city that grew around it. Discovering Florence from the water is a fascinating experience that not only gives you a different perspective on the cradle of the Renaissance but also lets you contemplate the city…
The Iris Garden in Florence

The Iris Garden in Florence

When the Iris Garden opens its doors, you can say that in Florence spring is officially arrived. There is a fantastic garden in Florence, right near Piazzale Michelangelo, that is open for just a few weeks of the year and features thousands of varieties of Irises (over 1500 to be…
UNA Poggio dei Medici is nominated for World Golf Awards 2017

UNA Poggio dei Medici is nominated for World Golf Awards 2017

In 2016 UNA Poggio dei Medici Golf Club – located in Scarperia, Mugello – won the important prize “World Golf Awards” as “Italy’s Best Golf Course 2016”. After this great success UNA Poggio dei Medici Resort and UNA Poggio dei Medici Golf Club with its with 18 holes course are nominee…
Bill Viola exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi | Florence

Bill Viola exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi | Florence

From 10 March to 23 July 2017 Palazzo Strozzi hosts Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance, a significant exhibition celebrating this unchallenged master of video art. The exhibition presents works that span his long career, and which resonate with the architecture of Palazzo Strozzi. In order to create a unique experience, the…
Romantic weekend in Italy: the most romantic cities

Romantic weekend in Italy: the most romantic cities

For lovers, Valentine's day is another chance to renew love promises, to propose, apologize, or simply to enjoy moments of relax in the most romantic cities of Italy. Awesome views, golden sunsets, sea and art cities. Here is our selection of the best cities in Italy to spend a romantic…
Christmas holidays in Italy, the most beautiful cities

Christmas holidays in Italy, the most beautiful cities

Millions of lights on the streets, evocative music in the air, lively local markets, decorated trees everywhere ... It's almost Christmas, the favorite holiday of children and adults, and every town in Italy has its own way to celebrate. Here are the most beautiful cities in Italy to spend the…
The Duomo in Florence and its 463 steps to the beauty!

The Duomo in Florence and its 463 steps to the beauty!

"I will go to Rome to make your sister dome, larger yes, but not more beautiful". Before leaving to Rome to complete the St. Peter dome, Michelangelo Buonarroti declared this sentence and greeted the "Cupolone" (= “Big Dome”, so named by the Florentines) in Florence, built around the 1425 by…
Exploring Tuscany from Florence

Exploring Tuscany from Florence

It’s no secret there’s a soft spot for Tuscany in just about every Italophile’s heart – whether or not they know the cypress-topped hills, rolling landscapes, idyllic vineyards and hilltop villages. Florence is the region’s crown and capital, but there’s so much more to see beyond its encircling hills. Here…
A lovely weekend in Tuscany

A lovely weekend in Tuscany

Green valleys descending through vineyards and forests, villages perched on wonderful hills, Reinassance villas, sports and unique gastronomic flavors. This, and more, is the Tuscan countryside, often in the background compared to cities such as Florence, Lucca and Siena, but no less beautiful and full of attractions for all tastes.…
Ai Weiwei. Libero | Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Ai Weiwei. Libero | Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

The most famous living Chinese artist and one of the most influential of our time, Ai Weiwei, occupies Palazzo Strozzi in Florence with his unconventionality and his provocative and dissident personality. Ai Weiwei, winner of numerous competitions, designed, among others, the National Stadium in Beijing and the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion…
The Serie A championship in all the Italian cities

The Serie A championship in all the Italian cities

After an hot summer under the beach umbrellas, we expect an hot start to the seasonal serie A Italian championship in the main Italian stadiums. The improvised friendly matches on the beach are replaced by the abilities of the great football stars, keep growing the football fever, which pushes Italian…
Italy: the country of Opera

Italy: the country of Opera

Italy is the home country of some of the most famous composers of classical music in the world, such as Rossini, Paganini, Verdi, Puccini, Vivaldi ,who, thanks to their masterpieces, have made Italy one of the top destinations for all the opera lovers. Opera seasons open in November and December…
Sport and wellness in Italy

Sport and wellness in Italy

With the beginning of the Summertime, the desire to run away from the usual routine grows more and more, out for sea or mountain locations. Thanks to the near "dress rehearsal", people opt for sport and wellness holidays. Here are 5 sport activities related to the matter “mens sana in…
Italy: land of motors

Italy: land of motors

Springtime is coming and let it the rip with motors and cars! Both for passion or job, and both two wheels or four wheels, all the fostered vehicles are characterized by a Made-in-Italy design and by an improved technological motor research all over the world. The scheduling of events related…