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Parco di Montececeri, where da Vinci flew

Parco di Montececeri, where da Vinci flew March 25, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Parco di Montececeri is a park that was discovered in the early 20th century. It is famous for its sandstone known as “pietra fiesolana” or the stone of Fiesole. It has been used by sculptors since the 15th century. Pietra fiesolana was used in creating monuments and buildings during the...

What to do on Ferragosto in Florence

What to do on Ferragosto in Florence August 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Ferragosto is busiest day of the year for all Italians. August 15th every year, Assumption Day, is when people flee the cities and head towards the seaside, islands or up into the hills around Florence. Tourists and travelers will find that the city is a lot less crowded with local traffic. Florence...

Best Beaches nearby Florence

Best Beaches nearby Florence July 6, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Tuscany has some of the best beaches you can visit during your visit to Florence. They are easy to get to by train or if you are renting a car, it is easy to reach by car if you leave at a certain time. Leaving really early in the morning will help you beat the traffic to the beach, if you are planning...

Make a splash! Pools galore in Florence

Make a splash! Pools galore in Florence July 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The heat wave has arrived in Florence.  If you are planning your trip for this time of the year, I must warn you of the heat index plus the humidity that usually makes traveling around Florence brutal.  There isn’t the sea nearby either to help you cool off.  The next best thing is visiting...
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