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Inside Background
Like Rome, but on a slightly smaller scale, Florence is a true epicenter of art...
Last edited: November 16, 2013
Romantic opera composer Giuseppe Verdi is famously supposed to have said, “You...
Last edited: August 18, 2011
Like most cities in Italy, Florence is a safe destination for travellers. You...
Last edited: April 21, 2014
  Florence (Firenze) is the capital and principal city of Italy’s Tuscany...
Last edited: May 16, 2015
Florence is such a popular tourist destination there are literally hundreds of...
Last edited: April 09, 2015
Let’s face it: Most wouldn’t turn down a trip to Florence just because it’s...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
Florence can be an expensive city, you can easily pay € 70 per night for hostel...
Last edited: March 17, 2012
Driving a rental car in Florence is extremely difficult.  Equipped with GPS, a...
Last edited: August 19, 2013
Florence has the incredible job of looking after the world's best collection of...
Last edited: August 21, 2016
FlorenceTown, the old medieval renacentist city can be quite impressive. The...
Last edited: July 11, 2012
Thought of as a "Renaissance City" for its predominance of Renaissance art and...
Last edited: March 15, 2012
There are three possible routes to Florence. The cheapest and fastest is London...
Last edited: February 08, 2014
The Euro has become the standard currency through most of Europe, Italy and...
Last edited: February 07, 2012
The Uffizi Gallery: This is the big ticket, one of the world's greatest...
Last edited: March 13, 2012
The city of Florence offers anyone with access to an Italian mobile phone 1...
Last edited: December 06, 2013
One suggestion after visiting Florence is to take a day tour through the...
Last edited: October 14, 2012
When it comes to information about Florence online, there is a lot available...
Last edited: January 19, 2016
Inside Transportation
Arriving by train at Santa Maria Novella station you are close to the city...
Last edited: December 21, 2014
The best way to visit Florence is on foot. Every single street in the center is...
Last edited: June 27, 2015
If traveling by train Florence's central station is called Santa Maria Novella...
Last edited: December 30, 2015
In Florence and in Italy in general, you can't catch a taxi by raising your...
Last edited: July 02, 2015
USING THE  BUSES IN FLORENCE The historic centre of Florence is quite small and...
Last edited: June 20, 2016
Inside Things to Do
You can explore other towns in Tuscany by train or bus quite easily. Sienais 1...
Last edited: May 15, 2015
Lists of top family destinations don’t usually include Florence. Known for its...
Last edited: August 21, 2015
If you have only one day, here is a suggested itinerary starting from the train...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
Florence's Archaeological Museum - housed in a palace with great Egyptian and...
Last edited: June 17, 2009
Visit the villa of Giovanni Spadolini, Liberal Italian politician and Prime...
Last edited: March 18, 2008
Florence is one of the most expensive cities in Italy. Most visitors are...
Last edited: March 13, 2012
The ride in a Vintage Fiat 500 at 500 Touring Club is Florence is a great way...
Last edited: March 15, 2008
These are a dozen favourite things in Florence, in no particular order   1) The...
Last edited: October 13, 2012
There is a little-seen location just south of Florence, on the way to Siena...
Last edited: February 26, 2011
During the majority of the year, Florence is a busy and crowded city and its...
Last edited: September 10, 2013
After visiting lots of the small shops that you find just everywhere in the...
Last edited: October 06, 2008
Use licensed tour guides and drivers for Tuscany and Florence Tours Thinking...
Last edited: May 29, 2010
One suggestion after visiting Florence is to take a tour driving to the Chianti...
Last edited: December 20, 2009
This beautiful Church is to the west of the City close to the river Arno and...
Last edited: March 06, 2014
If you have visited Florence at least once, or somehow got overloaded with all...
Last edited: October 26, 2009
For a fun and lively evening and wine tasting in Florence have a look at a...
Last edited: August 25, 2012
Whether arriving in Tuscany via air to Pisa or Rome, chances are you will...
Last edited: March 24, 2008
Florence has some of the best and most extensive outlets in europe and maybe...
Last edited: May 10, 2013
A vacation in Tuscany is a dream for nearly all, a memory for many, but a true...
Last edited: March 05, 2009
The important thing about your accommodation in Florence is location, where is...
Last edited: March 14, 2012
A day trip to the Cinque Terre from Florence on public transport is possible by...
Last edited: August 15, 2015
List of Florence Churches    1. Duomo, Dome, Baptistery, and Campanile   Piazza...
Last edited: April 11, 2014
List of Florence Museums    There is an article in the top questions of this...
Last edited: June 17, 2016
Florence is one giant outdoor museum. If you only have one precious day here...
Last edited: March 26, 2016
In the center of the town you can find thousands of shops. in particular is via...
Last edited: March 15, 2012
For a fantastic time and a chance to take in the local "color," consider an...
Last edited: September 19, 2013
When purchasing tourism services in Italy, it's probably best make sure that...
Last edited: March 22, 2012
For those visiting Florence who would like to play a game or two of the noblest...
Last edited: February 07, 2012
If you think you've seen everything in Florence, think again. There are still...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
The Uffizi gallery is regularly considered one of the finest museums in the...
Last edited: March 29, 2012
You must buy a bottle of perfume from the Santa Maria Novella Farmacia, Della...
Last edited: March 02, 2007
Renting a classic car is a great way to explore Tuscany's countryside and...
Last edited: October 04, 2010
Looking for a place to taste and talk about wines? Try Le Volpe e L'uva (Piazza...
Last edited: February 16, 2012
Upon entering the side door at the Santa Maria del Carmine (€4.00), you find...
Last edited: November 15, 2013
Florencetown created and runs a very special selection of activities in...
Last edited: December 14, 2012
I Bike Florence is a unique tour... Twice a day (10am and 3pm--4pm in July and...
Last edited: December 06, 2012
For those who want to get out of the city and enjoy the real Tuscan...
Last edited: December 19, 2012
The Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza in Florence is one of the foremost...
Last edited: March 14, 2012
 A visit to the Ferragamo museum is a very Italian treat! Recently refreshed...
Last edited: August 30, 2010
There are two important squares to see in Florence, Piazza dell Signoria and...
Last edited: March 29, 2012
Piazza della Signoria is one of the  most important centres of attractions in...
Last edited: July 28, 2014
Authentic Tuscan cooking classes for individuals and groups in Florence...
Last edited: November 30, 2010
The Museum of Natural History of the University of Florence, the largest...
Last edited: July 20, 2012
For full details and best prices go to www.walkaboutflor...
Last edited: November 21, 2011
If you are into wine and discovering all of the regions around Florence and...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
Inside Dining Scene
Often the proportion of tourists in a city corresponds inversely with the...
Last edited: August 21, 2009
PUGI - If you are looking for a great pick me up after viewing David in the...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
Trattoria IL LATINI, besides being a wonderful, genuine Florentine inn, has...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
Popular spots for people-watching in Florence include Caffè Gilli, Piazza della...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
There are 13 Slow food restaurants in Florence, included in Osterie D'Italia...
Last edited: February 25, 2013
A family owned restaurant, called Alfredo, located at Viale Don Giovanni...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
For a great lunch with a view of the city, head to Piazza della Repubblica and...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
Oliviero has been a staple in Florence for over 30 years. When you've had your...
Last edited: March 31, 2009
Ristorante Dino was established in 1960 by renowned sommelier Dino Cassini...
Last edited: February 06, 2012
Inside Italy: For Foreign Visitors
In Italy, as in most of  Western Europe, the official currency is the Euro...
Last edited: September 07, 2016
Border crossings When travelling between Italy and another Schengen country...
Last edited: January 17, 2012
112 carabinieri 113 police 117 guardia di finanza (tax police) 118 ambulance
Last edited: November 21, 2015
  Parla Inglese?   Do you speak English?  Grazie  Thank You Prego  You are...
Last edited: April 20, 2016
In Italy you must always dial the area code AND the telephone number, even if...
Last edited: January 21, 2015
In Italy service, which usually ranges from 1 to 3 euros depending on the...
Last edited: January 02, 2016
Where to find cheap and free flights to and from Italy? Italian citizens or...
Last edited: March 15, 2016
Thanks to the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, it is quite easy to know if...
Last edited: August 03, 2015
Happy Hour or "aperitivo" in Italy is very common and in Florence as well. The...
Last edited: March 02, 2010
If you read reviews of Italy, you will find that Italians are regarded as...
Last edited: August 12, 2015
A little planning can make your trip go a lot smoother. At least a week or two...
Last edited: June 19, 2013
Reviews for some hotels in Italy show some guests claiming the reception staff...
Last edited: November 15, 2013
If you have an unlocked GSM cell phone that supports the GSM 900 and GSM 1800...
Last edited: December 23, 2016
More than 20% of Italians are smokers and that includes teenagers. Although the...
Last edited: November 25, 2014
This is a few key railway phrases in english & italian.: Aisle = corridoio...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
If you are planning on traveling from mainland Italy to Sicily you might want...
Last edited: October 20, 2013
Some international car hire companies in downtown Pisa close at 13.00 until...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
When you are leaving the country through the Rome Airport, here are some tips...
Last edited: July 27, 2012