Tag archive for ‘Florence’
Piazza della Signoria, Florence
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Past Italia: Piazza della Signoria

Florence’s Piazza della Signoria is named after its palazzo, which is now also known as the Palazzo Vecchio Photo by Getty Images The Duomo may be the more famous Florence landmark, but the Piazza della Signoria 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...

Lake Massaciuccoli, Tuscany, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Tuscany travel guide for opera lovers

If you love opera, where better to hear it than in Tuscany? All summer long, you can enjoy beautiful music in lovely Tuscan locales. From great accommodation to top spots for food and drink, Adrian Mourby’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Railway Touring Company: Steaming into Tuscany

There are many ways to see Italy, but surely one of the most unique has to be by steam train. Mark Nicholls enjoys a nostalgic steam train tour across the Apennines from Rimini to Florence, then to Siena, Pisa – More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Top ten Italian cities for apartments

Incase you can’t decide on your ideal Italian city to settle in – we have made a list of the top cities for you to make the choice a bit clearer.  1. Rome – population 2,850,000 Italy’s brash, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Homes in: City Apartments

Italy has a bounty of jewel-like cities – small-sized, liveable and packed with beautiful buildings. They make excellent places to buy a home, offering easy holidaymaking and superb rental returns, says Fleur More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Florence’s famous gardens get will get a Gucci makeover

Gucci are going to fund a €2 million restoration of Florence’s popular Boboli gardens, the fashion house announced on Tuesday The Tuscan capital’s Uffizi art gallery will organise the restoration More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

The Duomo in Florence is inviting visitors to leave ‘digital graffiti’

Florence Cathedral invites visitors to leave ‘Digital Graffiti’ Vandals are being welcomed to the the Duomo, in one way or another. Everywhere you go, you’ll notice that some tourists just 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 Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Viewpoint: The River Arno

Looking upstream into a Florence sunrise almost the colour of the city’s beloved football club’s shirt, we are, in one very real sense, looking towards the source of the Renaissance itself… The River Arno More...