Tag Archives: Duke Cosimo de’ Medici

Dante and Beatrice by Henry Holiday, 1883

walking tour: famous florence lovers

Short, sweet, and to the point – the recipe for the perfect Valentine and, it turns out, for a Valentine’s Day walk! ┬áIt’s no secret that Florence is famous for attracting lovers, so we decided to follow in the footsteps of some of the city’s most renowned couples. Worried that it might be too saccharine? […]

photo by Hannah

piazza della signoria part 1

Piazza della Signoria – duh. If you left your Florence trip planning in the hands of a kindergartner he or she would make this piazza the first stop on your┬áitinerary. So why are Meg and I, two seasoned Florentine explorers, telling you about something your 5-year-old nephew could? Because let’s be honest, if you’re the […]