Florence Hotels Articles

July 31, 2010

Leonardo Da Vinci: Leonardo’s Animals Part 2 (of 2)

… from his deep love and respect for the animals he sketched and painted.

In the mid 1480s, Leonardo moved from Florence to Milan. At that time, Milan was one of the most powerful city-states in Northern Italy. And, it’s Duke, Ludovico Sforza …

Friendlier cats: Male or female?

… cat I had ever met. I had always believed cats were aloof, independent, and only cared about getting fed, but Florence was none of those. She loved being around me, was very affectionate, and spent most of her time curled up at my feet, resting on …

July 30, 2010

On Chesil Beach by Ian Mcewan

… across a smaller canvas, but in a much more concentrated form, replete with comment, detail, analysis and observation.

Florence is solidly middle class, Edward less so. She is a violinist from a musical family. He likes Chuck Berry. …

Getting Married in Florence, Tuscany

… Depending on a couple’s wedding wishes, planners and organizers of wedding ceremonies in Florence are always ready to bend over backwards in order to accommodate the preferences of their esteemed clients. They are willing to do so because …

July 28, 2010

Discover the Amazing Florence – One of Italy’s Most Beautiful Towns

… wonderful views of city of Florence.

Then there is Palazzo della Signoria – a lively square that has lots of restaurants, bars and ice cream parlors and is a great place to grab a bite as you take a stop from your travel for …

July 26, 2010

Important artists in European history

… the father to let Giotto become his pupil. Another story tells that Giotto, while apprenticed to a wool merchant in Florence, frequented Cimabue’s studio so much that he was finally allowed to study painting. The stories concerning Giotto as a …

Driving experiences while vacationing in Italy

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You need to think of the cost between sites and the availability of sites without a car. Good price check would for gasoline between Rome and Florence along the Via Cassia: $4.40/gal (approx. 1850 lira/liter at 1600 lira/$) with a car that …

Guide to Tuscany

… via their 2 international airports namely the Galileo Galilei International Airport in Pisa and the Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Florence.

While in Tuscany, your tour would probably start in Florence. There are a lot of historical sites …

July 25, 2010

Silver Screen Car Hire Drives

… a new life in Tuscany was filmed on location at a number of pretty destinations around Tuscany and Florence. With Italy car hire, it’s possible to experience the amber sunsets and fascinating Etruscan sites made famous by the movie. Meanwhile, a …

July 24, 2010

A visitors guide to Milan, Italy

… the top labels.

Served by two international airports, it is a world centre for banking as well as being a major rail transportation hub.

There are many moderately priced hotels as well as a number of five-star hotels which are located …

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