Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence

In so many ways, Florence is a city where time somehow seems to have stopped. This comes as no surprise to anyone who has set foot here or just looked at some pictures. Everywhere you turn, and without even walking into a church or a museum, you meet with that everlasting beauty that only masterpiecesContinue reading “Across the river and back in time: Oltrarno in Florence”

The Vasari Corridor in Florence

The Vasari Corridor is a raised path connecting Palazzo Vecchio with Palazzo Pitti, passing through the Uffizi and over the Ponte Vecchio. It was built by Giorgio Vasari, who already created the Uffizi Gallery, in just 5 months at the behest of the Grand Duke Cosimo I de ‘Medici in 1565. The Vasari Corridor was realizedContinue reading “The Vasari Corridor in Florence”

Osteria Brucia Tegami, Bagno a Ripoli, Florence in Tuscany

Just 20 minutes far from Florence, in the little town of Bagno a Ripoli, at the 39th of Roma street, the thoughtful and lively Fiamma welcome her guests in the cozy space of the Osteria Brucia Tegami. Light green and yellow are the relaxing colours dominating walls and furnitures of this nice osteria. A selectedContinue reading “Osteria Brucia Tegami, Bagno a Ripoli, Florence in Tuscany”

PICASSO and Spanish Modernity, at Palazzo Strozzi, in Florence Tuscany from 20 September 2014 to 25 January 2015

From the  20 September 2014 to 25 January 2015, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, organised a great exhibition dedicated to Pablo Picasso and his influence and interaction with the leading Spanish artists as  of 20th century painting, Pablo Picasso. The florentine exhibition will present a broad selection of works by thisContinue reading “PICASSO and Spanish Modernity, at Palazzo Strozzi, in Florence Tuscany from 20 September 2014 to 25 January 2015”

Michelangelo Buonarroti, 450-year death celebrations in Florence

During the 2014, in occasion of the 450th anniversary of the Michelangelo’s death, there will be various exhibitions dedicated to the great artist. From the 18th of February to the 18th of April, the Archivio di Stato of Florence will host “Storia di un primato mondiale. 450 anni dell’Accademia delle Arti del Disegno e l’insegnamento accademicoContinue reading “Michelangelo Buonarroti, 450-year death celebrations in Florence”

Taste 9th edition, March 2014, from 8th to 10th, Florence Stazione Leopolda

The ninth edition of Taste, this year, will be held from the 8th to the 10th of March. As usual the exhibition dedicated to the food excellences and food lifestyle will be hosted at Stazione Leopolda in Florence. Look at also to the rich program of the FuoridiTaste events. Taste-FuoriDiTaste-2014-program-calendar-florence Entry hours: Suturday 8 and Sunday 9Continue reading “Taste 9th edition, March 2014, from 8th to 10th, Florence Stazione Leopolda”

RistoBottega Antica Macelleria Falorni in Florence

The Antica Macelleria Falorni has recently opened in Florence. The RistoBottega (this is the way, the Falorni family entitled their format of restaurant and shop) is located in Palmieri street, at 35, to the corner with piazza San Pier Maggiore, in the medieval tower of the Donati, between Santa Croce and the Piazza della Signoria.Continue reading “RistoBottega Antica Macelleria Falorni in Florence”

Tuscany food: celiac friendly Restaurants, Trattorie, Pizzerie, etc.

Tuscany is a place where  the celiacs can travel with pleasure for their eyes and for their taste. The number of restaurants and trattorie offering gluten_free dedicated menu is growing constantly, and anyway, also where there is not any specific menu, the restaurants’ managers, waiters and chefs, are now aware about this kind of needs,Continue reading “Tuscany food: celiac friendly Restaurants, Trattorie, Pizzerie, etc.”

Pontormo e Rosso Fiorentino, Diverging path of Mannerism. From 8 March to 20 July 2014, at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence

Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino will be the protagonists of the exhibition organized at Palazzo Strozzi, in Florence, from the 8 of March to the 20 of July 2014. The exhibition entitled “Diverging paths of Mannerism” will be dedicated to the two most original and unconventional painters interpreting the Italian Cinquecento season. Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino,Continue reading “Pontormo e Rosso Fiorentino, Diverging path of Mannerism. From 8 March to 20 July 2014, at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence”

Fashion in Florence, Tuscany – Pitti Uomo & more ….

It is not by chance if Florence is now one of the fashion capital of the world. Indeed, the Italian fashion was born in Florence on the  12 of February 1951, when Giovanni Battista Giorgini organised  at Villa Torrigiani, in via de’ Serragli in Florence, a presentation to five american buyers the creations of some importantContinue reading “Fashion in Florence, Tuscany – Pitti Uomo & more ….”