The Florence Duomo, officially known as the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, is a symbolic and artistic landmark of the city. As one of the largest churches in the 15th century, the Duomo’s historic display of wealth and prominence overshadowed cathedrals in surrounding cities. However, the story of its construction exceeds the lifetime of its creators. Today, the Florence … [Read more...] about How to Climb the Florence Duomo?
There’s no city quite like Florence, so there's no wonder why 16 million tourists flock to the city every year. Also known as The Birthplace of the Renaissance, there’s an abundance of history and culture to explore. Whether it be by walking through streets or admiring Michelangelo’s David, there’s no shortage of ways to appreciate the beauty that lies there. … [Read more...] about How to Plan Ahead for Florence
Michelangelo is not only considered one of the premiere artists of the Renaissance, but one of the greatest artists to have ever lived. His work across a variety of mediums, but especially sculpture, are some of the most popularly visited pieces in Italy. Before you go see his David, take a moment to appreciate how Michelangelo’s time in Florence impacted his greatest … [Read more...] about Michelangelo’s Life in Florence
Florence has some of the most delicious cuisines in the world. With local foods like bruschetta, ribollita, prosciutto, and of course the famous Florentine steak, these tours lead you (and feed you) through the long history of Florence. Take a bite with our English-speaking guides in these best food and wine tours in Florence Discover Florence Through Its Food No trip … [Read more...] about See Tuscany and Chianti on Top Florence Food and Wine Tours
So it’s decided, you’re going to Florence, Italy. You’ve heard endless stories about the Cradle of the Renaissance and the amazing architecture and incredible art. Now, it's time to experience it with your own eyes! In this guide, we show you the best ways to visit the Uffizi Gallery. The Uffizi Gallery in Florence Did you know that the Uffizi is one of the most … [Read more...] about Best Ways To Visit The Uffizi Gallery Florence