Great time for Brits to visit Tuscany, as pound rises versus euro

This article is a guest post by foreign exchange broker Pure FX. It’s written to tell you the best time to exchange currencies, so you receive a higher euro total when you visit Tuscany with

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Sterling flies high! It’s currently the best time to exchange pounds for euros in 7 years, thereby greatly cutting the cost of renting a Tuscany villa when you holiday in Italy. To be specific, just recently sterling reached a mighty 1.4256 against Europe’s common Continue reading

Authentic Tuscan experience - Hot air balloon rides

Top 4 Reasons to Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride in Tuscany
It’s a breathtaking vision which is truly the stuff of dreams: soaring over lush valleys, rugged mountains, majestic rivers and sylvan vineyards which are home to the terracotta roofs of white-washed villas and rambling cottages. In the distance, great cities loom while the wine dark sea is just another sweep among the clouds away.

Hot air balloon rides in Tuscany

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10 of the best budget accommodations in Florence

10 of the best budget accommodations in Florence

1) Cheap Loft Piazza Duomo
A little loft in the heart of Florence, which recently changed its interior decoration ffrom ancient to modern, almost Japanese. 1 bedrooms, 1 sofabed, 1 bathroom and a little view of the the impetuous cathedral of Florence. The owner is very happy and will provide any useful information about Florence. Internet free The best part about this Continue reading

What is the most romantic and luxury accommodation in Florence?

Very hard to decide, as Florence is full of incredible accommodations and the definition of romantic or luxury varies a lot from person to person.

Americans (for example) like to stay in a place with all facilities ( air conditioned, tv sat, pool, spa etc ), That’s right , the holiday is sacred I say!  This inflates the prices of some hotels, rendering them less attractive, especially during the hight season ( April, May, June, July, September, October, new year ) The hotels gather about 75-80% of tourist. Continue reading

5 wonderful views of Florence

5 wonderful views of Florence from: terraces, squares, strategic points, penthouses for rent, accommodations:

1- Giardino delle Rose

Florence Giardino delle Rose

2- Terrazza Fiesole Apartment. Holiday apartment with view.

Terrazza Fiesole Apartment

3- Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence (Michelangelo Square). The main square of Continue reading

10 stunning boutique apartments in Florence

10 stunning boutique apartments for holiday in Florence. Transformed by the best Italian architects:

Terrazza Duomo Apartment:

Florence Apartment

Apartment with panoramic view and a Fiat 500 inside the living-room. Listen:

Piazza Signoria Apartment:

Apartment Piazza Signoria Florence

Elegant studio in Piazza Signoria, 100 meters from the Uffizi Gallery. Listen: Continue reading

Tuscany Bike Tours

Biking in Florence and Tuscany (Italy) - Tuscany Bike Tours

If you’re looking for an enjoyable and dynamic way of sightseeing Versilia Riviera Town Hills,the Tirrenian Coast,Pisa,Lucca and Cinque Terre ,jump on our bike tour! It will take less time than any walking tours, and you will ride paths never reached on foot and too tiny for a tourist bus!

Tuscany Bike Tours

With a safe experienced guide as Francesco, friendly and professional guide, you will Continue reading

Florence Café Culture

As my language skills improved, so too did my ability to sek out the city’s most exciting and authentic bars and restaurants. In order to truly blend in with the locals, bear in mind that many Florentines eat breakfast and lunch standing up in their favourite informal bars.

Authentic bars and restaurants in Florence

Order a glass of Prosecco and a truffle panino in the high-ceilinged, wood-panelled Continue reading