My Florence Faves

Recommendations & stories about my life

The best places to eat in Florence 2020

The best places to eat in Florence 2020 Every year I try to make an updated list of my favourite places for food in Florence and it’s about time to share with you the best places to eat in Florence…

Love in times of Corona crisis: My experience in Italy

The past two months have been a rollercoaster of emotions. The corona crisis has hit Italy hard. When the first news about the Covid-19 virus started popping up, even when the first cases arrived in Italy, many of us (me…

Luxurious hotels in downtown Florence

The city of Florence is famous because of its historical city center, with the amazing Duomo, the glorious Ponte Vecchio and the atmospheric Piazza dell Repubblica. When you come to this magical city to see all its magnificence, you really…

The best bike tours in Florence

Having Dutch roots myself I try to hop on my bike as much as possible. Not only is it an excellent way to reach different place fast, it’s also one of the nicest and most effective ways to explore Florence…

12 things to do in Florence with kids

Florence is one of Europe’s most magical cities to explore. However: it can be quite challenging when you’re traveling with kids. A decent planning is recommended for an unforgettable experience for every member of the family. Tell your kids a…

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…