5 wonderful views of Florence

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

1- Giardino delle Rose http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giardino_delle_rose_(Firenze)

Florence Giardino delle Rose

2- Terrazza Fiesole Apartment. Holiday apartment with view. http://www.tuscanyaccommodations.org/uk/Florence_Apartments-7/Fiesole_Apartments-6/Terrazza_Fiesole_Apartment-270/

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: http://www.tuscanyaccommodations.org/uk/Florence_Apartments-7/Piazza_Duomo_Apartments-7/Terrazza_Duomo_Apartment-300/

Piazza Signoria Apartment:

Apartment Piazza Signoria Florence

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

Best place to find English news in Florence: The Florentine

Best place to find English news in Florence: The Florentine

The Florentine is Florence’s English-language news magazine – a fun and informative read, covering a wide range of subjects like food and wine, art and history, expat life and lots more. This free press has been in print and online for nine years. We caught up with the newspaper’s editor, Helen Farrell, to get some up to date information about what they’re up to these days and why we should keep recommending that visitors pick up a copy when they’re in town.

The Florentine

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Top cuisines in Florence. One of the best restaurants in Florence, if not in Italy

In the heart of Florence, in a quiet lane close to the elengat Tornabuoni street and Ponte Vecchio is located Oliviero, through the door you enter in one of the main temple of art and eating in Florence; in “ Dolce Vita” years was the meeting place of famous jet-set people as like Marcello Mastroianni, Federico Fellini, Sofia Loren, Maria Callas, Tyron Power, Ella Fitzgerald, Liza Minelli and more stars from the jet-set have  dined in Oliviero Restaurant.

Restaurant Oliviero in Florence

Restaurant Oliviero in Florence

Each season they offer a different menu, created only with the raw materials of the Continue reading

Dei Medici Villas. Get information about villas near Florence

“Dei Medici” Villas
The de’Medici family has been one of the most influent families in the history of Florence and Tuscany in general. Become rich with their banks business and during the years they increase their economic and politic power; they ruled Florence for decades (until 1738, when Lorena family took over).

Dei Medici Villas

Dei Medici Villas

Belong to de’ Medici family, two popes and two French queens.
One of the main aspects of the family was their capacity to sustain artists, who created and expanded the Renaissance all over the world: below the family protection many influent Italian artists had worked and grew up: Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and many others. Continue reading