There are thousands of great personalities of the art and science world who were born, who lived, or were inspired by Florence. Among the most brilliant minds in the entire history of mankind, however, there is one that more than any other, has excelled in his genius in all fields of knowledge: it is Leonardo Da Vinci, who will be honored in 2019, five hundred years after his death.
Walking through Florence means falling in love with its narrow streets, its picturesque neighborhoods full of history, and the city center streets immersed in timeless masterpieces. We have already told you how easy it is to get around on foot in the city, but have you ever noticed the bizarre names of some streets or squares? Well, many of these hold true curiosities or incredible stories!
Falling in love with Florence is easy: all it takes is a walk along the riverbanks, getting lost in the streets of the city center and being inspired by the extraordinary works of art that populate every corner of the city. This centuries-old beauty has inspired brilliant minds and refined artists, but few tell the stories of the women who have made it into the city of incredible majesty that we all love.
Bitter or sweetened, in a glass or in a large cup, macchiato or shaken. No matter how you prefer it, there is no doubt: coffee for Italians is a real ritual! From the morning alarm to the evening digestive, every moment of the day can be marked with a good coffee. The secret? The intense aroma and the enveloping scent that emanate with each cup. Yet what seems to be a 100% Italian custom has, in reality, very distant origins. Let's discover them together!
Living in Florence means being immersed in beauty every day. From the church facades to the alleys steeped in history, from the poetic riverbanks to the most hidden corners, this city is a veritable open-air museum. And the best part is that, it is entirely accessible on foot!