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This portal is a guide to Florence aimed for those who not only want to learn about the city famous for its works of art, and birthplace of illustrious personage like Dante, Giotto, and Cimabue (only to name a few), but to discover Florence and its history; its characteristic spots where one can enjoy exquisite dishes of traditional Tuscan cuisine or world famous street markets of florence, where one can buy the most peculiar object.

To visit this Italian Renaissance jewel is like taking a leap into a past rich with history and tradition.
 

Suggested Hotels

B&B Porcellino gallery
best hotel
3 stars
Boutique B&B Porcellino Gallery
Piazza del Mercato Nuovo, 4
Zone: Signoria Square
Porcellino Gallery is on the first floor of a 16th century palace in the very heart of Florence

Hotel Palazzuolo
1 stars
Hotel Palazzuolo
Via Palazzuolo 71
Zone: Santa Maria Novella
Hotel Palazzuolo is located in the historic centre of the city, very close to the main Train Station of Santa Maria Novella and to the major city museums.

Hotel Giglio
3 stars
Hotel Giglio
Via Cavour, 85
Zone: San Lorenzo
Florence Hotel Giglio is located in an historic building on Via Cavour, a popular main street in the center of Florence.

Florence Room B&B
Florence Room B&B
3 stars
B&B Florence Room
Via Fiume, 17
Zone: San Lorenzo, Fortezza da Basso, Santa Maria Novella
Florence Rooms is a new renoved B&B located in the historic center.

Beetween middle ages and Renaissance
From Via del Proconsolo to Santa Croce This excursion will allow you to see several buildings of Middle Ages and... Read more...
A tribute to Beato Angelico
This is an itinerary rich of the most significant expressions of the Renaissance. Our intention is to devote it to... Read more...
The cathedral Dome, humanistic evidence of Florence
In 1418 Brunelleschi was assigned the responsibility of the coverage of the cathedral. By the realization of the famous dome,... Read more...
Parks and Garden
This table includes all the green areas of Florence, you can reach walking or by renting bicycles. Below the list... Read more...
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Florence Events
Florence city Card: museums+bus
Florence city Card: museums+bus
From 01/01/2016
To 31/12/2016
The Firenze Card is valid for 72 hours and provides you the admission only once to all museums of the Circuit, located in Florence. It entitles you to visit permanent collections, exhibitions and other activities held in these museums. You will[...]
Family Tour in Florence
Family Tour in Florence
From 28/08/2015
To 31/07/2017
A special offer for families, new ways to discover the wonders of the city of Florence at all ages.

It is called Family Tour and it is made up of two different instruments dedicated to the families of young tourists and curious Florentines.[...]
JAN FABRE. SPIRITUAL GUARDS
JAN FABRE. SPIRITUAL GUARDS
From 15/04/2016
To 02/10/2016
It renews the annual appointment with the great art at Forte Belvedere in Florence. After international exhibitions of Giuseppe Penone and Antony Gormley, the ramparts of the ancient Medici Fortress will host the works of Jan Fabre, one of the most[...]
INCREDIBLE FLORENCE
INCREDIBLE FLORENCE
From 18/06/2016
To 31/10/2016
From June 18 to October 31, the Auditorium of Santo Stefano al Ponte hosts Incredible Florence, an unprecedented journey of over 2000 years to tell the story of Florence and characters that have made it unique.

Location: Auditorium Santo[...]
HOT AIR BALLOONING IN TUSCANY,
HOT AIR BALLOONING IN TUSCANY,
From 01/01/2016
To 31/12/2016
Experience the magic of flight, a bird's eye view on Tuscany’s vineyards, olive groves and ancient townships; There's nothing quite like flying in a hot air balloon over the Florentine Chianti hills!
Join us for a hot-air balloon[...]
"A ZONZO (WANDERING) IN CHIANTI"
"A ZONZO (WANDERING) IN CHIANTI"
From 16/10/2016
To 31/12/2016
Come and enjoy the beautiful, rolling, Tuscan hills near Florence and their fascinating history and culture at the slow pace of an old-fashion horse-drawn wagon.
A tour of 2 hours in the carriage along the crests of Via Romita and Via[...]
UFFIZI LIVE
UFFIZI LIVE
From 31/05/2016
To 27/09/2016
From next May 31 until September 27 2016, the Uffizi Gallery will make an opening continued on Tuesday, from 19 to 22 hours.
Every Tuesday between 19 and 22, within the halls of the museum, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy not only[...]
TORRINO  SUMMER 2016
TORRINO SUMMER 2016
From 01/06/2016
To 30/09/2016
The review Torrino Summer 2016 was created with the goal of enhancing one of the symbols of the City of Florence, the Tower of Santa Rosa and its outdoor spaces - retrained by the Rondinella of Torrino - now become a reference point for the[...]
HILLS SCANDICCI
HILLS SCANDICCI
From 05/06/2016
To 05/11/2016
From June 5 to November 5, 2016 in Scandicci back weekends of Itinera, the event dedicated to the discovery of scandiccesi hills and their food and wine. "The project involves farms, mills, educational farms, which open the doors to all for[...]
WALKS FREE THE DISCOVERY OF FLORENCE
WALKS FREE THE DISCOVERY OF FLORENCE
From 19/03/2016
To 16/10/2016
Walks to discover the libraries, the historical and artistic heritage and environmental of the territory. Each walk is free but is required to book
The maximum number of participants per walk is 25.

Info:
The form must be sent to[...]
MASTER PIECES AT VILLA LA QUIETE: BOTTICELLI AND RIDOLFO DEL GHIRLANDAIO IN EXHIBITION
MASTER PIECES AT VILLA LA QUIETE: BOTTICELLI AND RIDOLFO DEL GHIRLANDAIO IN EXHIBITION
From 26/07/2016
To 30/10/2016
The idea is the realization of an itinerary which highlights the important collection of sacred items and reliques, as well as illustrate the history of the Villa. Here you will find the hidden Botticelli, on display together with masterpieces by[...]
GUIDED TOUR OF THE UFFIZI GALLERY
GUIDED TOUR OF THE UFFIZI GALLERY
From 01/01/2016
To 31/12/2016
With over 1,5 million of visitors every year, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence is the most visited museum in Italy after the Vatican Museums in Rome. Therefore, it is rare to be able to enter the museum without waiting a long while in line. Of the[...]
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