Florence Hotels Articles

August 24, 2010

The Pink Villa – a Lucchese Villa for Rent


Lucca – 20 mins
Viareggio (seaside) – 20 mins
Pisa (nearest airport) – 50 mins
Florence (other airport) – 1 hour 15 mins
Siena – 2 hours 30 mins
Arezzo – 3 hours

This Tuscany holiday …

August 17, 2010

Ideas for great vacations

… is incredible in Florence with the huge churches and ancient sites that are filled with history. Known for its wine, Florence is also a good city for leisure browsing and relaxation. Visit their many art and historical museums.


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 22, 2010

A look at Leonardo da Vincis personal life

… , and absorbed all the mechanical and military lore available in his time.

After a short apprenticeship to artists in Florence, he began to receive lucrative commissions from such noblemen as Lorenzo di Medici and Ludovico Sforza, the Duke …

July 6, 2010

Why Study In Florence?

… splendor of these monuments to Italian history is something everyone should experience at least once in their lives. The restaurants with their authentic and delicious cuisine along with the small local shops strewn about the city add to the …

June 23, 2010

Florence, Italy…a Must See for the First-time Visitor to Italy

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Florence is also noted for its excellent cuisine and sinfully delicious desserts and gelati (ice cream). Many fine restaurants can be found in town. You must not leave the city without trying some risotto, a Florentine specialty. Another …

June 21, 2010

I Love Touring Italy – Eastern Apulia

… one of two that indicated the end of the Via Appia (Appian Way), the historic road from Rome.

Everyone has heard of Florence in central Italy. But almost no one has heard of Lecce, sometimes called “the Florence of the south.” It is …

June 6, 2010

The Real Da Vinci Code: What Really Happened at Leonardo’s Last Supper

… represent the other.

6) Thomas, James and Philip are grouped together because they were the favorite apostles of Florence, Leonardo’s home for several years.

7) Thaddeus and Simon confer together because they are brothers who were …

June 3, 2010

Hello From Chicago – Part 5 – A Visit To The Pullman Historic District

… an ethnically and economically mixed background.

Other famous buildings on the Pullman grounds include the Hotel Florence, named after Pullman’s favourite daughter. It opened in 1881 as a hospitality showcase for visitors to George Pullman …

June 1, 2010

Romantic Italy

… experience the feeling of really living in Italy.

The wines made in Tuscany are wonderful- be sure to experience them.

Florence is a city overloaded with beautiful works of art.

You have of course the Uffizi Gallery, which houses some …

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