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By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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A-Z of Florence

This A-Z of Florence will help you on your way if you’re going for a short break or if you’ve been hundreds of times and didn’t know that Florence used to be the capital city of Italy! A-Z Arno  More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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48 Hours in Florence

Florence is the perfect venue for a weekend away if you simply want to be a tourist: there’s so much to see, read about and photograph, and it’s one of those rare places where there’s really no point in trying More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Sunset over Florence from the top of Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore

Nick Jackson, London “My photo is of the sunset over Florence from the top of Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore”  More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Florence at Dusk

Florence at Dusk by E Bellock  More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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Bike in Florence

Jason Barrett, Washington, DC “Ciao Italia! magazine! Attached is a photo I took of a bike outside of a building in Florence. Since I’m a fan of watermelon, I couldn’t resist the colors! Hope you like it! More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, August 17th, 2015
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Riva Lofts, Florence

Staying in Florence doesn’t mean you have to be right in the middle of all the hustle and bustle. Sarah Lindsay discovers some alternative comforts at Riva Lofts in Florence… Built in 1880 and set on the banks More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Artisan Florence: The Beautiful Stones

The use of stone as a medium for Western art dates back at least as far as Imperial Rome, yet it has not always found favour. Joe Gartman discovers, however, that it is alive and well in Florence… You might be More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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Scoppio del Carro – Florence

For centuries the positive outcome of the “dove’s flight” from the central nave of the Duomo with the subsequent explosion of the fireworks mounted on the cart outside in the piazza, was a good omen for the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Gourmet Guide To Florence

As well as its touristic delights, Florence has more than its fair share of excellent dining options. Oliver Hunter shares with us some of his favourite haunts… Someone once told me that to live a happy life More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Modern Art In Florence

Reg Murray, Dundee “On a very recent visit to Florence and having spent an afternoon looking at traditional art in the Uffizi Gallery I was surprised to come out, turn a corner and see this example of modern More...