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Florence at night
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

6 ways to make the most of a trip to Florence

María Castellarosa takes us on a tour of one of Northern Italy’s favourite cities with six top tips for the trip of a lifetime… Florence is known as the golden age city. What makes it my favorite is More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Florence travel guide

Amanda Robinson shares her pick of the best places to eat and stay in Florence – plus a few special spots to visit on your next trip to this Renaissance treasure… Photos by Amanda Robinson & Lungarno Collection What More...

Continentale Lungarno hotel Florence
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

48 hours in Florence

Staying in the heart of Renaissance Florence, by its oldest bridge, it’s easy to immerse yourself in the city’s magnificent heritage, says Amanda Robinson  Photos by Amanda Robinson and Lungarno Collection Amanda… More...

casa guidi florence
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Florence: Home of Poets

Jane Keightley stays at atmospheric Casa Guidi, the Florence apartment that Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett called home Photos by Jane Keightley Ever since my first trip to Florence I had always wanted to More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Italia! Guide, Tuscany & Florence on sale now!

The latest edition of the Italia! Tuscany Guide from the publishers of Italia! magazine is crammed with 132 pages of expert travel inspiration, advice and itineraries to help make the most of your next trip to this More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The Brownings: poets abroad in Florence

Joe Gartman pays a visit to the home of the Brownings and reminds us of their path to love and fame…  The courtship of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning may be the most thoroughly documented in history, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 27th, 2017

When in Florence, don’t miss out on these

There are so many fascinating sights in Florence, so many it could become overwhelming! Use this advice… Opera Di Santa Maria Del Fiore di Firenze A statue by Michelangelo, Brunelleschi’s death mask, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Visit this winter wonderland in Florence

Located on the steps of the Basilica Santa Croce, the architectural jewel at the heart of the world famous Piazza Santa Croce, Florence’s annual Christmas market offers a shopping experience like no other. Just More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Florence Art and Restoration Fair 2016 commemorate 50 years since the flood

Florence is now considered the capital of culture and restoration, a perfect setting for this fair… The International Art and Restoration Fair in Florence will take place from 9th to 11 November 2016 . More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

The Forgotten Garden, Florence

Beyond the palazzo… now, rising elegantly up the slope was a series of manicured terraces, and a grand stairway climbing with them Oltrarno means ‘beyond the Arno’, and refers to the part of Florence south More...