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A day in Florence,

  I suggest that you and your friends begin your day with a visit to the Museum of Opificio Pietre Dure, Via Alfani, 78, a rare and precious museum, where, ...

Lifestyle

A Pre-Raphaelite Church

From the outside, it is just one among the many XVIth century palazzi which can be found at almost every corner of the city. But number 18 of via Maggio is no ordinary palace and hides more beauty than the eye can see at a first glimpse. Behind the Renaissance

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The Giro d’Italia…not just another cycling race

Sunday, May 15th the colourful carovana (caravan of Giro d’Italia (Tour of Italy) made its cheerful entry into Florence, which hosted the arrival of the 9th tappa (stage) of the 88th edition of La Corsa Rosa (The Pink Race), as the Giro is affectionately nicknamed. The Giro d&

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Four escapes in Florence

The noise, the traffic, the heat, the dust of 600-year-old buildings and the exhaust of motor scooters and Pullman buses; the squadrons of German and Italian tourists dutifully following the high-held umbrella or long stemmed plastic rose; “too much ‘David’,” ditto the Madonnas

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Casa Howard,

If you have had enough of impersonal hotel rooms with indifferent service and  like the idea of a bit of luxury combined with the atmosphere of an elegant  private residence, 12-room Casa Howard could provide the answer.   Occupying a handsome palazzo on Via della Scala (a

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The “tram revolution” continues, stronger than ever

Since inaugurating the expansion of Line 1 on July 16, 2018, the City of Florence has been on path towards the total modernization of its tram network, opening Line 2 ...

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