• landscape from my secret place

  • uffizi

  • Personal Concierge Florence - very good pizza

  • view from san miniato al monte

  • santa maria novella train station

  • ponte vecchio

  • nice view above ponte vecchio

  • tasteful seafood spaghetti

  • a glimpse at ponte santa trinita

Antico Spedale Bigallo in Bagno a Ripoli


It was a cold and sunny Sunday. I was wandering around the hills of Florence when I bumped into a very interesting historical place: the Antico Spedale Bigallo. The ancient Bigallo hospital, also known as Fonteviva, is a historical building in Bagno a Ripoli, near Florence. It was founded in 1214 along the ancient Via Aretina. Originally designed to help ...

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Exhibition: Picasso and Spanish modernity at Palazzo Strozzi


I was really excited to visit this exhibition which I have been waiting for months. As soon as I could, I went for visiting on last Sunday and it was really interesting. Picasso and Spanish Modernity “The exhibition presented a broad selection of works by this great master of modern art in an effort to stimulate a reflection on his ...

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Campiello Prize: for the First time in Florence!


Campiello Prize was established for the first time in Veneto on year 1962. The name “campiello”, suggested by Industrialist Mario Valeri Manera and by publisher Edilio Rusconi, is inspired to the typical small squares of the Venetian public life style. Campiello should define a cultural event which name underlines the participation of a “mass” jury and a link to the ...

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Soccer World Cup 2014 in Florence


After few days from the World Cup’s beginning, I found many tourists didn’t know where they could see their favorite soccer teams… Of course, there are many pubs in town…they all have a television…moreover there are 2 huge screens at the Mercato Centrale ( but in this hot summer there isn’t any better thing than looking at your favorite soccer ...

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Pitti Immagine Uomo and Pitti Immagine W

Personal Concierge Florence - Pitti Immagine

  From June 17th to June 20th 2014 there will be a very important appointment in town: the Pitti Fashion Show!!! Pitti Immagine Uomo Pitti immagine uomo is the most important fashion event of the year and Florence during these days becomes the world capital of fashion. This year the events started one day before, with Andrea Bocelli’s concert in ...

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Mercato Centrale: the brand new first floor

Personal Concierge Florence_entrance signal

This year the city of Florence had a very important event: the re-opening of our beloved Mercato Centrale’s first floor! Here it is the official page (unfortunately it is just in Italian language…) The Mercato Centrale is in a top location: very close to the Duomo and to the Santa Maria Novella train station. Here you will find few ...

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1,2,3…are you ready? Write your own Article!

keep calm and write

You came to visit this website casually, since you already visited our beautiful town… you are missing Italy and most of all, Florence. Why don’t you share with this community your experience? Why don’t you write your own Article? Which restaurant was your favorite? Where did you sleep? Which sites did you visit? Which activity would you suggest to someone ...

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Artigianato e Palazzo at Giardino Corsini

the garden - artigianato e palazzo

From May 15th to May 18th there is another, not known, activity to do in Florence: visiting the Artigianato e Palazzo Exhibition at Giardino Corsini. Yesterday I decided to give a look. The first thing I noticed it is it’s not free: the cost is eu.8,00/eu.6,00 with reductions. I am against this kind of paying for visiting, especially when the ...

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Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino: the Exhibition

the exhibition

In these days, until July 20th 2014, we will have the chance to visit this amazing exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi! Among many things things I’ve done, I studied painting at the Fine Arts Academy in Florence. During my studies, I was always fascinated by the 16th Century’s Mannerists, starting from Michelangelo and going on with his successors. One of my ...

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