Monday, September 30, 2013

WEIRD AND RARE ANIMAL IN FLORENCE - Aglietti Animal Reserve

FLORICOLTURA AGLIETTI - PLANTS & ANIMALS NURSERY  
Address: Via del Barco 15M, Florence 
Bus: Line 30 or 35 stop at Il Barco
Opening: Mon to Sat 10-12am and 3-5pm
Contacts: +39055419614 Agliettifloricoltura.it

Have you ever toyed with a Zonkey? Discover a secret zoo in Florence and its freak animal...  

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

VINTAGE&FLOWERS - Due store

DUE - VINTAGE&FLOWERS STORE 
Address: Via Romana 142R and 
Via dei Serragli 137R, Florence 
Bus: Line 12 stop at Porta Romana
Opening: Mon to Sat 9am to 8pm
Contacts: +390552337235 

Two entrances, two guys, two passions, two worlds... too cool! 

Monday, July 1, 2013

A GOOD DEED FOR FLORENCE - VivaFirenze, bookings with heart


VIVAFIRENZE - SUSTAINABLE TOURISM  
Opening:  Mon to Fri 9am to 8pm
Contacts: +39055290730 Vivafirenze.it

 
Let's give value to what you visit. If you need to book your Hotel in Florence, discover this on-line reservation website, evidence of sustainable tourism.  

Friday, June 28, 2013

THE TRENDIEST VILLA IN FLORENCE - Villa Favard for Polimoda


VILLA FAVARD AND POLIMODA INSTITUTE 
Address: Via Curtatone 1 Lungarno Vespucci
Bus: C2 stop at via Il Prato or 14 at Favard
Opening Polimoda: Mon to Fri 9am to 8pm
Contacts: +39055275061 Polimoda.com

Discover this Villa. The heart of Fashion in the heart of Florence.  

Thursday, June 27, 2013

WHO'S GIDDY THINKS THE WORLD TURNS - The antique carousel


LA GIOSTRA IN PIAZZA DELLA REPUBBLICA
Address: Piazza della Repubblica, Florence 
Opening: all days 
Bus: C2 stop at Repubblica - Palazzo Strozzi 
Price: € 10

Go for a ride on the antique carousel, it's a first magic turn in the heart of Florence...




Sunday, June 23, 2013

BORN NATURAL ELEGANCE - Pitti Immagine fashion fair

PITTI IMMAGINE UOMO AND PITTI W
Address: Fortezza da Basso, Florence 
Opening: 1 week in January, 1 in June
Info and booking: Pittimmagine.com
Price: € 30  

Find out some pictures taken by insiders of international fashion at the trendiest event in Florence...



Monday, June 17, 2013

SATISFY YOUR SADISM WITH THE MEDIEVAL GAME - Il calcio storico


IL CALCIO STORICO FIORENTINO 
Address: Piazza Santa Croce, Florence 
Opening: 3 matches a year, in June
For booking: boxofficetoscana.it
Price: From € 20 to € 50, depending on seating sector 

It's June and you are in Florence? Would you have a shocking experience, discovering traditions? Enjoy the oldest game still played in the city centre...



Tuesday, May 7, 2013

BACK TO FLORENTIA ORIGINS AND ITS FLOWERS - Iris Garden

IL GIARDINO DEGLI IRIS
Address: Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence
Bus: Line 12, stop at Michelangelo
How to get there: The entrance is to the left of David, looking at his face (not his back!) 
Opening: Only 1 month a year, usually May

If you visit Florence in May you cannot miss il Giardino degli Iris...


Saturday, May 4, 2013

SURVIVING DRAGONS - Casa-Galleria Vichi

LIBERTY PALACE - CASA GALLERIA VICHI
Address: Borgo Ognissanti 26, Florence
How to get there: See the map (work in progress) 

This is just amazing. Discover the Casa Galleria Vichi as a splendid solo, among many Renaissance palaces...



Friday, May 3, 2013

FLORENTINE GOTHAM CITY - The Courthouse

THE COURTHOUSE - PALAZZO DI GIUSTIZIA
Address: Viale Guidoni 61, western suburb of Florence 
Bus lines: 22 or line G, stop at Guidoni 


Someone has described it as one of the ugliest building in the world. But not everyone agrees...


Thursday, May 2, 2013

FROM THE DIVINE COMEDY TO THE EROTIC JAPANESE SHUNGA. IN AN OLD BOOK -Ippogrifo

ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSHOP IPPOGRIFO
Address: Via della Vigna Nuova, 5R
How to get there: It's in the city centre just around a corner of the famous Via Tornabuoni
Opening: Monday to Saturday 9,30 to 12,30 and 15,30 to 19,00 

Looking for precious and unusual gift that can recall Florence? Enter this small and lovely shop...

Monday, April 29, 2013

LIVING OPEN-AIR MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY - Stagni di Focognano

OASIS STAGNI DI FOCOGNANO
Address: Viale Paolieri, Florence
Bus: Line 30 stop at Stagni di Focognano
Guided tours: Thu. Sat. and Sunday 
Open 10am to 12 Sep-May 2 to 4pm Oct-Feb
For booking: +39055477876 toscana@wwf.it
Price: Free offer from € 5

Discover a living open-air museum of natural history of about 35 hectares...