What to see in Florence: top 10 tourist attractions.

Considered the “cradle of the Renaissance”, in the heart of Tuscany, Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. Florence is noted for its culture, art, architecture and monuments, it contains numerous wonderful churches, squares, museums and art galleries, elegant buildings and shops, and still exerts an influence in the fields of art, culture, politics and fashion. Due to Florence’s artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Continue reading

Notte bianca (White Night) 2014 in Florence

Sunset_over_florenceThe Notte Bianca (literally “white night”) is an annual night-time arts festival that takes place in Florence in the night between the 30th of April and the 1st of May. It’s a sleepless night: museums, art galleries, and other cultural institutions will be open and free or with reduced tickets, and there will be concerts and special events all around the city. Continue reading