Florence (Tuscany)

Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the Metropolitan City of Florence. It has often bewitched it's visitors, with a rich history stemming from the Roman times (who's remains you can see under the Palazzo Vecchio), a visit here is a must on anyone's Italy trip. The artistic heritage is the reason many come to visit, with artists like Michelangelo, Donatello, Ghiberti, all making their mark here, and that's just the beginning. There is much to see and experience in this vibrant city thanks to ancient nobles like the Medicis who were largely responsible for much of the progress the city has enjoyed in its illustrious past.

Florence Highlights

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What you can't miss in Florence

Where is Florence

Top Experiences in Florence

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Recipes From Tuscany

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Pappa al pomodoro---a piatto povero, “poor-man’s dish,” is another such creation by Tuscan farmers to make use of stale bread and bumper crops of tomatoes, a New World food introduced into Italy in the 16thc.

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Made with an olive oil-enrichened bread dough and studded with fresh rosemary and sweet sultanas, these delightfully sticky, criss-crossed buns were traditionally served on giovedì santo or Holy Thursday in the Renaissance city.
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Amy Gulick shares another recipe from the Italian cucina povera tradition— with simple, ‘poor’ ingredients invariably found in the pantry.
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Our food writer Amy Gulick shares a bit of local history in her area of Tuscany along with this tasty recipe for ricotta and rosemary schiacciata

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I am planning on living in Florence for a year. Can anyone recommend a good agency for a long-term rental?

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