Articles Tagged ‘museums’

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to do

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to do December 26, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There are many hidden gems in Florence that aren’t on the typical tours. Here are the top ten off the beaten path attractions to visit. Santi Apostoli church survived the flood of 1966. Santi Apostoli is one of the oldest churches in Florence. Located in Piazza del Limbo, there is a cemetery under...

$50 a Day in Florence

$50 a Day in Florence August 27, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Ahh Florence a charming city with so much to experience. But there is one downside, the Euro is very strong and in the center of Florence it is quite expensive. I have complied a list of activities where you will spend under $50 or €35 (at the time I posted this article).  View from Ponte alla...

Best Places to Travel Solo in Florence

Best Places to Travel Solo in Florence August 17, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Being solo in Florence can be a bummer but can also give you the freedom to hit all the places without the drag of others. Florence has a plethora of venues you can venture to by yourself. A favorite of mine is finding a cozy patch of grass at the Giardino dell’Orticoltura and sit with the tremendous...

One Day in Florence, Italy

One Day in Florence, Italy August 16, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Florence, a city full of culture and art, has a lot to offer all types of travelers. If you only have a day in the great enchanting city, here is what I suggest.  Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria Once you arrive you must visit the Ponte Vecchio as the shops are opening (around 9am) in 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...

Museums are Free from 16th to 17th

Museums are Free from 16th to 17th March 15, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Starting on March 16th at 7pm to March 17 til 1am, all state and municipal museums will be open to visitors and it will be free to everyone who enters. The reason is to celebrate the unification of Italy which was 150 years ago on March 17th. And who says Italy doesn’t deserve another national...

Free Museum Entrance Days

Free Museum Entrance Days February 11, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Starting Valentine’s Day Italy’s association of state museums, MiBAC, is offering two for one entrance for couples over the weekend of February 12 and 13. In 2011, there was a new program introduced called Art that Wishes You a Happy Birthday it grants free entrance to all state-owned museums nationally...

Florence Museum Card is here!

Florence Museum Card is here! February 8, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Introducing the much anticipated Florence Museum Card! It will be available starting February 14th. It will allow anyone to enter into both civic and state-owned museums and landmarks. The Florence Museum Card will cost 50 euro and will permit a single entrance to all civic and state-owned museums...