In 1997 Sting and Trudie bought the estate Il Palagio located about 45 minutes southeast of Florence close to the …
Giglio of Florence: The story behind the lily that turned out not be a lily at all.
Torre della Zecca was the final defence tower of Florence on the east side of the city, where it closed the circle of city walls towards the Arno.
What is left of the Middle Ages in Florence? A story about towers, squares and alleys, family feuds and bloody vendettas.
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.
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.