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Top 10 things to do in Florence!

Even if the list of things to do in Florence should be tailor-made according to your interests and preferences, in this selection we have inserted a list of 10 activities that best represent the essence of this city. The list is useful mainly if you visit Florence for the first time and if you want to […]


The perfect spa treatments for the spring

The perfect spa treatments for the spring   Freshness… rebirth… purity… These words can be perfectly related to the spring. But, unlike plants, our bodies don’t magically renew themselves every spring. In fact, the changes in the weather, the stressful lifestyles we live, and many other factors damage them. This is why sometimes we need […]


Events in Florence in March

Discover what to do in Florence during your spring break in March! The 8th March, for the Festa della Donna (International Day for Women), all the state and civic museums willbe free for the ladies. At the Stazione Leopolda from the 12th to the 14th all gourmets will delight their palates at TASTE Florence an event dedicated to find the best […]


Learning the art of truffle hunting…. At Il Salviatino

Now there is something to add to your Tuscan bucket list. Truffle hunting at your luxury hotel in Florence! Perched on 12 acres of lush park and spread among the rolling Tuscan hills, Il Salviatino offers the chance to go truffle hunting with local experts. The truffle hunter will show you how to find truffles […]


Curated experiences: a magical tour of the Vasari corridor

If you are interested in the art and history that surrounds Florence don’t miss the chance to visit the Corridoio Vasariano, one of the great architectural gems built in just five months by the architect Giorgio Vasari. The Vasari corridor is an elevated and enclosed passageway almost a thousand meters in length that crosses the […]


Sweet Florence! The Fiera del Cioccolato has arrived!

Lovers of chocolate! This is your event! The city of Florence will host from the 12th to the 21st of February its famous annual Fiera del Cioccolato Artigianale. The event is usually held in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, right in the heart of the city. It lasts a week, during which chocolate makers give demonstrations […]


Day trip: San Gimignano

If you are staying in Florence enough time to visit some neighborhood cities, don’t think it twice and enjoy a day trip to San Gimignano, a small city with so a lot of history! Located only 56 km away from Florence, the city served as an important relay point for pilgrims travelling to or from […]


The best Tuscan wine regions

Tuscany is the most enduringly famous of all Italian wine regions, thanks to the romantic glamor of its endless rolling hills, cypress-lined country roads and hilltop villages. The Sangiovese grape is the key to the region’s success, as the backbone of DOCG wines in Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Carmignano. But where […]


A culinary journey through Tuscany – top dishes to try

Everybody loves Italian food – but what if we told you there is no such thing? The truth is, in Italy there is only regional Italian food. Each region offers delicious and unique dishes based on its long history and location using the most fresh and simple ingredients of the season including many legumes, cheeses, […]


Beautiful bridges worth visiting in Florence

When in Florence, it’s hard to miss the Arno River. This magnificent river flows from Mount Falterona, down through Florence, Empoli, and finally Pisa, where it flows into the sea. Several bridges span the Arno in Florence, all of which can be crossed on foot and all but the Ponte Vecchio permit cars to cross. From […]

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