Discover the secrets of how Florentine marbled paper is made. Did you know seaweed plays an important part in the century old process?
In the beginning of April the Wisteria Hysteria takes over Florence when the gorgeous purple flowers start to bloom.The Wisteria covered pergola of Villa Bardini is a phenomenon in Florence.
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.
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 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.
From the Lungarni, the streets that run along the Arno, you have stunning views over the palazzi along the river and the bridges of Florence.