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Medici: Masters of Florence

10 historical mistakes in the TV Show Medici: Masters of Florence

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.

Wooden animals on the banks of the Arno

Meet a giraffe, a crocodile, 2 deer and a unicorn on the banks of River Arno. These wooden animals were created from drift wood by artist Sedicente Morandi.

The beauty of the Basilica di Santa Maria Novella

The beautiful marble facade of the Santa Maria Novella church is quite the eye-catcher and the richly decorated chapels inside are of breathtaking beauty.

Zuccotto Bottega di Pasticceria

Zuccotto – The oldest dessert of Florence is making a comeback

For many centuries the Zuccotto was the most appreciated dessert in Florence. Now it is making a comeback thanks to the Bottega di Pasticceria.

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Vegetarian Tuscan Soups

Warm Vegetarian Tuscan soups for cold days

Delicious and easy to make recipes for traditional and contemporary Vegetarian Tuscan Soups that will keep you warm during the winter.

Monterosso

What to see and do in Monterosso in the Cinque Terre

Monterosso al Mare is the northernmost village of the area along the Ligurian Riviera known as the Cinque Terre. I explored the village and its surroundings during a 4-day vacation.

Baccalunch

Baccalunch: the first all-baccalà restaurant of Florence

Baccalunch is the first restaurant in Florence with baccalà (salted cod) as main ingredient of every dish.

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