The popular TV series Medici: Masters of Florence, now showing on Netflix tells the story of the rise to power of the wealthy de’ Medici family in Florence. But to what extent is the story based on the truth? Was Giovanni really murdered? Did Lorenzo never marry and did Cosimo father an illegitimate child with a slave? intoFlorence has all the answers.
Planning your visit to the word-famous Uffizi Museum can be quite a challenge. Discover how to avoid unpleasant surprises and make your visit an unforgettable one.
Giglio of Florence: The story behind the lily that turned out not be a lily at all.
The largest Cashmere goat farm in Europe is located in the Chianti region and is run by American Nora Kravis. Chianti Cashmere.
Things to see
Baccalunch is the first restaurant in Florence with baccalà (salted cod) as main ingredient of every dish.
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.