Things to do in Florence - Duomo

The Florence Duomo in a foto of

There are many things to see in Florence. So many in fact, that it’s difficult to know where to begin! Whether you enjoy art, sculpture, architecture, history or shopping, there are numerous Florence attractions to suit all tastes! Here is our definitive list of 5 things that you must do whilst in Florence… Continue reading »

Leonardo flying machine Fiesole Tuscany

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This year, from the 21st to the 29th of September, the World Cycling Championships will take place in Florence. This tough race will take the riders past some of Florence’s most famous landmarks as well as around various other locations nearby. So why don’t you take to the saddle too? Get ready to explore beautiful Florence and the surrounding countryside with one of our bike tours? Enjoy some of the most beautiful sights in the area…without just racing past them! Continue reading »

Chianti castle Brolio

The casle of Brolio in Chianti region. Photo:

The Chianti wine region, located in Tuscany, is one of the most spectacular landscapes in all of Italy. Home to miles upon miles of gentle rolling hills, vast vineyards and historic towns and villages nestled on hilltops, a visit to Chianti is a must. As well as being the birthplace of some of the most famous wines in the world, such as the prestigious Chianti Classico DOCG, this peaceful and ancient land is also home to a large number of strikingly beautiful castles. Continue reading »

food market florence in San Lorenzo

The food market Mercato Centrale in San Lorenzo. Photo by jafsegal

Florence is well-known for its fantastic shopping opportunities. From small, family owned shops selling local handicrafts to glitzy designer boutiques, Florence has it all. This renaissance city is also home to a wonderful array of markets. You can find all kinds of bargains at these popular markets in Florence, so why not take a stroll around and see if you discover any hidden treasure… Continue reading »

The Porcellino of Florence. Photo by milky.way

One of the most visited and most famous marketplaces in Florence is the Mercato Nuovo. This attractive, covered marketplace was actually built by Cosimo de’Medici, and is located in the historic centre of Florence, not far from the Ponte Vecchio. It was once home to all manner of valuable products, but now it is home to leather good and tourist souvenirs. Oh yes, and a great big bronze pig… Continue reading »

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