Crossing Cultures

AUDIO TOURS FOR SEEKERS + ROAMERS.

How Florence became Florence, from its signature cuisine to its central characters, all leading up to its brief stint as capital of a new country called Italy.
Created by Gesso Media

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Description

Start point: 5a, Piazzale Donatello
Distance: 4.1 miles
Suggested time: 60 min

 

Route map:
1. The “English” Cemetery
2. The Painted Gardens of Borgo Pinti
3. Pellegrino Artusi and the Invention of Italy
4. Piazza d’Azeglio and the New Florence
5. The Great Synagogue of Florence
6. Sant’Ambrogio Market
7. San Miniato and the Poggi Ramps
8. Piazza di Santa Croce
9. The Hollow Statue of Dante Alighieri
10. Vivoli and the Invention of Gelato
11. Dante’s Rock and the Meaning of Memory
12. Pinocchio & Porcelain
13. The Steak of San Lorenzo
14. Central Market: A Food Primer