Author: Destination Florence

Destination Florence is the official marketplace of the City of Florence, the first and only one stop shop for purchasing the city's tourism services, from hotel reservations to museum tickets, theater performances, guided tours and more. Head to to learn more about Florence's offerings.
April 6, 2018

Your Florence wine guide

The Tuscan capital is found a cork’s throw from Chianti, a region renowned for its production of mostly Sangiovese ruby-red delight. For the foreign imagination, Tuscans and wine have become somewhat synonymous–after all, “wine makes blood,” as Florentines often say. Ph. Alberto Sarrantonio   Of course, the region boasts a history of winemaking that predates […]
March 26, 2018

Gelato: a Florentine invention

Folks worldwide flock to this Renaissance city with more motives than one, but its oh-so famous, lip-smacking gelato is reason alone to visit. Unbeknownst to many, the tasty treat is said to boast Florentine roots in the city’s court, linking your modern-day indulgence with Florence’s glorious history. Records of frozen desserts akin to today’s gelato […]