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29 11, 2018

Christmas 2018 in Florence

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Another year has passed and Christmas is coming again, that most magical period of the year in which Florence, despite the cold of the near winter, is filled with infinite warmth. Considering also the New Year and the Epiphany’s holidays, a long period of celebration is approaching, during which, it would be wonderful to visit Florence and breathe that magical air that already in this period, you can feel in […]

27 11, 2017

Christmas Markets in Florence

By |27 November, 2017|Categories: Handicraft and Made in Florence|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s less than one month to Christmas day and which better opportunity to visit a city as beautiful as ours, even more this time of year. Between the warm and romantic atmosphere of this holiday, the decorations and lights that make it even more brilliant, the scents that come out from restaurants, all the gift ideas, we strongly recommend that you spend at least one weekend in Florence before the […]

28 06, 2017

La rosa Canina: a little touch of florentine style

By |28 June, 2017|Categories: Antiche Dimore Fiorentine, Handicraft and Made in Florence|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today I want to introduce you Tommaso and Tania Torrini, two brothers from Florence that, in 2002, opened a delicious shop, “La rosa Canina” and the florentine will remember it , as well as many of the tourists passing through the central area of San Niccolò. Not a common flower shop where to buy a classic bouquet of red roses on Valentine’s day for your beloved, but a small and […]

22 05, 2017

Mario Luca Giusti’s table, from Florence to all the world.

By |22 May, 2017|Categories: Antiche Dimore Fiorentine, Handicraft and Made in Florence|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Walking through the common areas of our Antiche Dimore, maybe for a glass of wine or to read one of the book at your disposal, you will recognize some of the unique creations designed by Mario Luca Giusti, a distinguished florentine that – without ever leaving its beloved town – reached the most prestigious places in the world and a great success with his so chic household items that look like the old Crystal: “I’ve […]

3 04, 2017

Visit Florence, not as a tourist, but as a real florentine.

By |3 April, 2017|Categories: Antiche Dimore Fiorentine, Art, museums, culture, Food, Restaurants, Recipes, Handicraft and Made in Florence, Wine Tasting and Production|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the goal of this blog is to help our customers to spend the most of their florentine journey, giving them many ways of enjoying the city and the beautiful Tuscany region. As the matter of fact, visiting Florence doesn’t only mean to walk downtown or to admire the artworks that the everybody envy us, visiting Florence means much more: as , for example, the possibility to do a day […]

21 03, 2017

The Magnificent Six

By |21 March, 2017|Categories: Antiche Dimore Fiorentine, Art, museums, culture, Clubbing and Nightlife, Fashion, Shopping and Events, Food, Restaurants, Recipes, Handicraft and Made in Florence, Wine Tasting and Production|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every time a new client comes to us – no matter if it’s his first check-in at Antiche Dimore Fiorentine or not, from which part of the world he cames from, no matter what religion, age or culture he is – the first thing that he asks is for some good advice on where and how to spend time during his stay in Florence. Starting from the requirement that our […]

6 03, 2017

Dr. Vranjes art of scented decor from Florence into the world

By |6 March, 2017|Categories: Handicraft and Made in Florence|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Since the first time that you came to our B&B, you’ve been overwhelmed by a wonderful smell, is it true? Following the trail of that parfume you should have met a very precious bottle. Looking good at this you should have read “Dr. Vranjes Florence” on an unmistakable tag.

Pharmacist, chemical and beautician, following his passion born when he was a boy, Paolo Vranjes has founded his ancient officine in 1983 in […]

6 02, 2017

The 5 things to do on Valentine’s day in Florence.

By |6 February, 2017|Categories: Art, museums, culture, Clubbing and Nightlife, Fashion, Shopping and Events, Food, Restaurants, Recipes, Handicraft and Made in Florence|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Valentine’s day is coming as the possibility to enjoy some romantic time with your partner, and which best occasion for you to visit Florence? The City is perfect for this recurrence: art, food, or shopping, the important thing is love. That’s why all our Vip guests together , waiting for 14 February 2017, draw up a list of tips for you, selecting the 5 things to do on Valentine’s day […]

29 04, 2016

Officina Profumo Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella: 400 years of tradition

By |29 April, 2016|Categories: Art, museums, culture, Handicraft and Made in Florence|

Active since 1612, Officina Profumo Farmaceutica Santa Maria Novella is one of the oldest Florentine craftsmanship institutions. Founded by the Dominican friars, who lived in the cloister next to Santa Maria Novella church, the company uses healing herbs to produce ointments, essences, perfumes for the body and the environment, soaps, cosmetics and liquors. […]

26 04, 2016

Donald Rump, your guide to florentine craftmanship

By |26 April, 2016|Categories: Handicraft and Made in Florence|

My name is Donald Rump, but don’t be fooled by rhyme, because I am not involved in politics! Business is the field in which I measure my skills every day and, if I can say so myself, I am the best at what I do!

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