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La rosa Canina: a little touch of florentine style

By |28 June, 2017|

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 […]

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“Todo Modo”: culture, meetings e great wine

By |5 June, 2017|

Umberto Eco  said, “those who do not read, at 70 years old will have lived one life: their own! Those who read will have lived 5000 years because reading is an immortality backwards.” and in fact, while visiting the heart of our city, passing from the Carraia’S Bridge, practically in Goldoni Square, I recommend you a special place: “Todo Modo”. It’s  impossible considering it as a simply a shop that sells books, first […]

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

By |22 May, 2017|

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 […]

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Bill Viola: Elettronic Reinassance

By |2 May, 2017|

May has just started and it’s maybe the perfect month to visit Florence, the city of art for excellence, “The cradle of the Renaissance”, as always is defined, in addition to the Duomo, Churches or architectural works that you will meet every step among the street of the center of the city, dozens of priceless masterpieces are kept inside all the museums which make our city famous all over the […]

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“Sostanza – Il troia” is not only a restaurant but am experience to do when in Florence

By |18 April, 2017|

You’re finally arrived in the city and the first thing that you want to do is to eat a wonderful and juicy florentine steak doc, isn’t it? One of those steaks that you have been told by your friends that visited Florence before you and those that you saw in the pic of your city guide bought before leaving, but you don’t know where… don’t worry, I’m here (also) for […]

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

By |3 April, 2017|

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 […]

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The Magnificent Six

By |21 March, 2017|

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 […]

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

By |6 March, 2017|

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 […]

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Olivia: the amazing extra virgin olive oil world

By |17 February, 2017|

Week by week we bring you among the excellences of our city to make your stay in Florence unforgettable. Until now, we have brought you to eat Florentine Steak – the cornerstone of Tuscan cuisine-  but also pizza, pasta and even sandwiches, but we haven’t proposed yet a jewel of our tradition which is the extra virgin olive oil. That one praised also in poetry by D’Annunzio, Montale and Garcia […]

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

By |6 February, 2017|

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 […]

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