Tips and Articles for Florence

Andrea Fazzari

There’s no better way to experience a local culture than through its food. You can discover so much about a country’s history and values by how people... Read More

There’s nothing reasonable about NYC rent. On average, New Yorkers pay over $4,000 a month for a modest space, according to data pulled by RENT Café, an... Read More

From France to Italy and Sweden to Switzerland, Europe is no stranger to incredible hotels. Considering the sheer number of beautiful and historic... Read More

I went to Florence, Italy in 2013 to study Art History and Italian, with romantic dreams of ancient streets and cathedrals, Renaissance art, Tuscan... Read More

When it comes to the best European cities in readers’ eyes, one nation reigns supreme. For the third year running, Italy has dominated the top urban... Read More

When it comes to urban charms, Travel + Leisure readers just can’t get enough of Mexico. San Miguel de Allende, which topped our list for the past two... Read More

Many of Europe’s best city hotels have the built-in benefit of centuries’ worth of history. You see it in the lavish design, the white-glove service,... Read More

As the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence offers incredible sights at every turn, from marble basilicas and ancient churches to sculptures by... Read More

Vacation season is officially here, and even if you haven’t booked a getaway or mapped out a road trip, there’s still time to get one on your calendar.... Read More

Last year, TripAdvisor launched its inaugural “Travelers’ Choice Awards,” which recognizes 375 tours, experiences, and activities around the world. The... Read More

In less than nine months, almost 500 people were pushed from their homes in Florence as landlords cleared buildings to make space for vacation rentals,... Read More

On Tuesday, Florence passed a new ordinance banning tourists and locals alike from eating on the sidewalks, curbs, and doorsteps of the city's... Read More

Visiting Italy is a bit like discovering the discography of a prolific musician. You’ve got to check out the greatest hits before you can delve into the... Read More

I did not expect to fall for Florence while eating a Japanese dumpling.Like most first-time visitors to the storied Italian city, I’d arrived with the... Read More

Originally published on March 22th, 2018.Consider this a public service announcement, as well as a lesson in cooking 101: to cook pasta, boil water... Read More

A 21-year-old man from New Jersey was caught peeing on the steps of Florence’s historic Loggia dei Lanzi around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.A security... Read More

There’s no thrill quite like traveling to a new city, but the stress of planning and the pressure to see it all can get in the way of fully enjoying... Read More

For about two months in 1530, Michelangelo hid out in a secret chamber beneath the Medici Chapels in Florence’s Basilica di San Lorenzo, seeking refuge... Read More

This story originally appeared on little sleep mixed with a lot of carbs? Now that’s amore.Chip and Joanna Gaines are using their European... Read More

This story originally appeared on That’s amore!Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender jetted off to Italy for their honeymoon, a week after... Read More

Home to more than 1 million works of Renaissance art and a vibrant shopping scene, the Italian city of Florence was voted the best city... Read More

One man just figured out the perfect crime.A German man has been eating his way around the best restaurants of Florence, Italy, without spending any... Read More

Florence’s mayor, Dario Nardella, is cracking down on lunch-time loiterers at two historic basilicas by decreeing that street cleaners hose down the... Read More

Though the Ferragamos have only been in Florence since 1927—making them practically newcomers in a town where centuries-old legacies are the norm... Read More

Israel  Get 33 percent off the Poli House, a 1930s Bauhaus building with whimsical interiors and a rooftop pool with wide-spanning views of Tel... Read More

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