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26 09, 2017

The Heritage of San Marco’s Museum in Florence

By |26 September, 2017|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today I will be the one to take you around the city and as always, with a great pride because, everybody knows that thanks to its artistic richness Florence is a city of art, but maybe not everyone knows that in the top 15 art museums more visited in Italy, even one third is represented by Florentine Museums. Every tourist that wants to know our city should visit sooner or […]

18 09, 2017

The gold of Florence: Procacci ‘s truffle

By |18 September, 2017|Categories: Food, Restaurants, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Here we are again after the summer break, today it is up to me to give you advice to enjoy the best of our city during your stay in Florence and I will take you in the centre, to discover a small jewel in the heart of the prestigious Via de’ Tornabuoni, in a place to be, even once in life: at Procacci’s.

Calling this place “gastronomy” or “wine bar” […]

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 […]

5 06, 2017

“Todo Modo”: culture, meetings e great wine

By |5 June, 2017|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 […]

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 […]

2 05, 2017

Bill Viola: Elettronic Reinassance

By |2 May, 2017|Categories: Art, museums, culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 […]

18 04, 2017

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

By |18 April, 2017|Categories: Antiche Dimore Fiorentine, Food, Restaurants, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 […]

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 […]

17 02, 2017

Olivia: the amazing extra virgin olive oil world

By |17 February, 2017|Categories: Food, Restaurants, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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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