Florence Hotels Articles

August 28, 2010

Holiday in Tuscany, Italy: The Chianti Region

… market of the Chianti Classico wine zone of Tuscany. It consists of a large part of the hilly territory between Florence and Sienna.

Italian shoppers would find Chianti to be such a wonderful place for buying Italian-designed goods. Dining

August 24, 2010

Tom Cruise Producing the Bestseller The Monster of Florence

… eight double murders committed between 1968 and 1985, killing young couples in remote spots in the countryside around Florence.

The novel in reality is the counter investigation by the journalist Mario Spezi, who has looked into the …

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 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 9, 2010

How to find out if youre a restaurantaholic

… Cardin, I knew I had the makings of a superb restaurantaholic.

MARVELLOUS cuisine revolutionized by Catherine de Medici from Florence in Italy who became Queen of France in 1547, has made France a magnet for food & wine lovers. Catherine …

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 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 …

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