My Florence Faves

Recommendations & stories about my life

The best movies set in Florence – Insider tips for when you’re in Florence

What do Inferno, Hannibal and The Gladiator have in common? That’s right: they’re all well-known Hollywood movies . And they were partially shot in Florence. This blog sums up my recommendations of movies set in Florence. If you’re a real…

The best rooftop bars in Florence

Top 10: the best rooftop bars in Florence Stunning views, amazing sunsets, cooled cocktails and delicious meals: the many rooftop bars in Florence won’t let you down. Sit back, relax and enjoy this magical city with a bird’s-eye view. Be…

Best day trips from Florence

Best day trips from Florence – Cinque Terre, Pisa & Siena I might be biased, but Florence is the prettiest city of Italy. It has amazing architecture and is full of inspiring galleries and museums. Apart from being the prettiest,…

The 5 best museums in Florence

The 5 best museums in Florence that should be on your bucket list When visiting Florence it’s almost impossible to not be struck by the endless lists of beautiful historical buildings, museums, churches and artworks. It sometimes even gets too…

Vespa Tour in Florence

Vespa tours in Florence When visiting a city like Florence you’re usually trapped within the parameters of the city walls. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing of course: Florence’s city center has plenty to offer for a lifetime. But there…

Dine like an Italian: The Best Places to Eat in Florence

The best places to eat in Florence Italy is famous for its food. Full Stop. No doubt about it. It’s one of the things I love the most about living here; the never ending access to some of the freshest…

Best gelato in Florence: authentic ice cream off the beaten path

Best gelato in Florence: authentic ice cream off the beaten path The minute you enter Florence, whether it’s through the airport, the train station or on foot, you’ll see them everywhere: gelaterias. Shops where they sell ice cream in all…

Best day trips from Florence: explore Tuscany by train

Best day trips from Florence: explore Tuscany by train When traveling all the way to Italy, you probably don’t want to see just one city. Trains offer an excellent method of transportation to get around quickly and explore the beautiful…

Springtime: The Best Time To Visit Florence

Springtime: The Best Time to Visit Florence Summer has arrived in Italy and whilst we’re enjoying our first hot days of this year, I’d like to tell you a bit more about the best time to visit Florence: Spring! Why…

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