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Why I Love Florence

My personal connection with Florence started almost 20 years ago. On my way back home to Germany from a bus tour to Rome, our driver stopped in Florence for two hours, and the city...

Photographing the Light and Colors of Italy

“I like to tell about my country in different aspects,” Davide Oricchio says. “The culture, the colors, and the architecture — these things are what truly provide the best idea of Italy.” Twenty-three-year-old photographer Davide was...

24 Hours in Florence, Italy

Florence is filled to the brim with culture, art, architecture, and history. It can be a lot to pack into a short trip, so use this handy 24-hour itinerary to spend the perfect day...

6 Easy Day Trips from Florence

Known as the capital of Tuscany, Florence’s ideal location makes it a prime starting spot for many exciting day-trips to nearby cities. These six are sure to make their way onto your itinerary! Siena Head to...

An Instagrammer’s Guide to Florence

Florence is full of photographic possibility! Use this guide to prepare your Florentine photo journey and plan some of your shots ahead of time. Piazza del Duomo In the heart of historic Florence, you’ll find...

Explore Florence

Basilica di Santa Croce A short walk from Piazza del Duomo, you’ll find the Basilica of Santa Croce, the largest Franciscan church in the world. Head inside for only 6 euro, and you’ll see the...

Florence Travel Recommendations

Considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and known around the world for its culture, art, and architecture, Florence holds many traveler’s hearts. When planning a trip to the Tuscan capital, look no further for...

Insider’s Guide to Florence

Florence (Firenze to locals) is the capital of the Tuscany region and one of the most exciting cities in Italy, a place characterized by its love of art, commitment to good gelato, and presence...