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Florence Travel Tips

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Florence

By Viator, August 2014

Among the many kinds of things we can collect when we travel, some of them are more about checking things off lists than acquiring trinkets. Passport stamps, for instance, or UNESCO World Heritage ...  Read more

3 Days in Florence: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

So much can be said for Rome and the surrounding south of Italy. But those who would sing the praises of its cobbled alleyways, ancient aqueducts, and bustling air of Italian joie-de-vivre, can ...  Read more

Florence Cooking Classes

By Viator, June 2014

Italians are known for their food, and each province has its specialties. But Florence is widely hailed for its Tuscan-style cuisine, seemingly sent from Heaven itself. And while eating out is a ...  Read more

Food and Wine in Florence

By Viator, June 2014

No matter where you go in Italy, you're sure to encounter fabulous meals about which you may literally write home. Florence, Tuscany’s historic capital, however, offers its own creative ways to ...  Read more

The Medici Family: Renaissance Intrigue and Influence

By Viator, June 2014

The days of Florence being a mighty republic ruled by one family for generations may be long over, but the influence of the Medici is felt in every corner of the city. It’s for this reason that ...  Read more

Chianti Tours from Florence

By Viator, June 2014

From picturesque farmhouses to auburn sunsets, Tuscany is one of the most romantic and visually seductive areas of the world. The pomp surrounding this region isn't pomp, but rather well earned ...  Read more

Florence Skip the Line Tours

By Viator, May 2014

The world is brimming with spectacular attractions but when it comes to city sightseeing, you’ll likely have to jostle with crowds of other tourists to check out the principal sights. Particularly ...  Read more

Outdoor Activities in Florence

By Viator, April 2014

Florence has come to maintain its rich cultural history amidst the hustle and bustle of modernity. Despite being one of Italy's largest cities, Florence has remained to be a symbol of the Renaissance ...  Read more

Siena and San Gimignano Tours

By Viator, April 2014

Few European cities live as harmoniously with their past as Siena. This most beloved of Tuscany’s hilltop settlements preserves its medieval layout, focusing on the unique crooked half-moon Piazza ...  Read more

Florence's Best Parks and Gardens

By Viator, October 2013

No matter what you’ve come to Florence to see – the churches, the art galleries, the markets – you may need a break from all the city life at some point. In that case, you’ll be pleased to know that ...  Read more

Galileo Galilei

By Viator, September 2013

Most visitors in Tuscany know that the region produced many of what we now think of as the world’s great artistic geniuses. In fact, it’s not uncommon to tour Italy in order to see the masterpieces ...  Read more

Can't leave Florence without doing this trip!

By Chi Wen L , June 2013

I can't recommend this trip, or our guide, highly enough! Gianluca was knowledgable, funny, patient, and really made a huge difference in my family's experience of Tuscany. The wine pours were ...  Read more

Piza Tour

By travelgal6979 , USA, April 2013

Went on the 1/2 day tour to Piza. It was a great tour and the guide was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.

Free Things to Do in Florence

By Jessica , USA, March 2013

Visiting Italy isn’t cheap, so finding ways to save money without sacrificing on your experience are always welcome. Thankfully, in many cities – including Florence – some of the top attractions ...  Read more

Day Trip to Chianciano: A Tuscan Spa Day

By Jessica , USA, March 2013

Visiting a spa while on vacation can be the perfect way to unwind from the busy “real world.” Of course, a trip to Tuscany sounds like a pretty good way to relax, too. So, why not skip the agonizing ...  Read more

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