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.
For many centuries the Zuccotto was the most appreciated dessert in Florence. Now it is making a comeback thanks to the Bottega di Pasticceria.
The religious center of the Jewish community in Florence is a remarkably exotic looking building located in the city center.
You don't need to be a professional cyclist to tame the Tuscan hills. It's almost effortless with an e-bike. I spent an afternoon riding around near Montespertoli on an electric bike from Toscana by Bike.
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.