For many centuries the Zuccotto was the most appreciated dessert in Florence. Now it is making a comeback thanks to the Bottega di Pasticceria.
Florence has many beautiful historic palazzi and while wandering about the city I often wonder what daily life was like behind these stately facades. The answer to that question can be found in the museum house Palazzo Davanzati where the Museo della Casa Fiorentina Antica is located.
There are numerous workshops and little shops in Florence waiting to be discovered where the old artisan crafts are still practiced in a traditional way and where young designers set the trend. Florentine Experience Shopping will take you there.
The religious center of the Jewish community in Florence is a remarkably exotic looking building located in the city center.
Things to see
Discover the secrets of how Florentine marbled paper is made. Did you know seaweed plays an important part in the century old process?
Dutch artist Marina des Tombe has made her home in the beautiful Chianti region where she offers painting courses from her house in the Tuscan countryside.
The Dutch photo artist Robbert Frank Hagens made unique panoramic photographs of Florence from a helicopter using an old camera with slide film.