• Florence

    Opening Today in Florence: Divine Beauty from Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana

    by  • September 24, 2015 • Art, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Florence

    A new exhibition goes on display at Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi. Opening today in the stunning city of Florence is what’s set to be an outstanding exhibition of artistic masterpieces, seeking to explore the relationship between art and religion in the mid-19th to the mid-20th century. Featuring over 100 works of art, you’ll see a...

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    Step Outside in Florence this July

    by  • July 18, 2015 • City Breaks, Florence, Music

    There are plenty of things going on in the open air in Florence this summer   Anyone taking a city break to Florence this month will find no shortage of events taking place in different parts of the city centre. If the weather is fine there is certainly plenty going on outside for visitors...

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    Condé Nast Traveller Reader Travel Awards 2014 – Top 20 Cities

    by  • November 30, 2014 • Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Florence, Istanbul, Madrid, New York, Paris, Rome, Venice

    New York, Paris and Venice take the top three slots in this year’s customer satisfaction poll. It’s that time of year when polls are published and awards are in full flow, congratulating and celebrating the hotels, spas, cities and countries that have hit the high notes in the 2014 holiday season. I recently blogged...

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    Glorious Italian Gardens

    by  • April 2, 2014 • City Breaks, Florence, Nature, Rome

    With the arrival of Spring the thoughts of many people turn to their gardens.  A few dry days provide an opportunity to get the garden into shape for the coming summer  Staff in Europe’s great and glorious gardens will also be working hard to prepare their gardens, ready for the onslaught of tourists, starting...

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