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Tourism
20/Dec/2017

The Warm and Welcoming Places for Winter in Florence and Tuscany

Are you getting ready to take a new kind of adventure to Florence, Italy in the winter time? Do you need to know where to go to feel welcome? Some people may say sticking to a routine vacation with a limited amount of touring would be the best bet, but why not go exploring and see the beauty of a historic place like Florence.

Below you will see where to go once you go to Florence for your winter trip.

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Dante Alighieri
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Tourism
12/Dec/2017

The Artist Who Inspired the Artists

Have you ever wondered who inspired Italian artists to be the great artists that we know and love today? Or have you ever wondered why artists picked up the skills of the artists before them? Knowing the true inspiration behind an artist and their work of art can only be seen by looking at the work that the artist presents. However one artist who inspired many artists around the world, is Dante Alghieri.

This Italian poet seemed to inspire artists with his poem La Commedia, by representing someone who went from being in darkness to light. This poem can be true to artists, because in the beginning they are trying to find their voice in the beginning, so others can see their light and what inspires them, which is the darkness in the beginning. After working on their craft and becoming better, than it shows how the artist has found their light, which is why La Commedia or the Divine Comedy, is what represents the artist the most.

There are artists around the world who has been inspired by Dante and they have shown it in their work on their path to finding the light in their life.

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Leonardo Da Vinci
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Tourism
05/Dec/2017

On the trail of Leonardo

The world famous Leonardo Da Vinci the Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist, brought many works of art to life for the eyes of many to be especially inspired by.

His greatest inspiration was his birthplace, Tuscany, which was where his famous Mona Lisa painting was one of his greatest inspirations. Born on April 15, 1452, Da Vinci, was raised by his grandparents in a farmhouse located in a frazione in Vinci, a town now named after him.

Da Vinci grew to appreciate Tuscany so much, that used colors that reminded him of Tuscany in his work. Many of Da Vinci’s paintings includes typical bluish and misty horizons.

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Tourism
28/Nov/2017

Top monuments in Florence that you must visit

Florence is often called the heart of Italy. The city is full of historical monuments, palaces as well as buildings. This romantic city of Florence was one of the major cultural centres in Italy as well as across the world. Hence, the city had served as a home to several famous architects during the renaissance era. The height that the art and architecture in Florence achieved during that age can still be witnessed in the monuments in Florence.

The historical monuments in Florence have always been one of the major attractions for tourists across the world. Several people travel thousands of miles to just witness these majestic monuments. But there are several heritage buildings or monuments in the city; so it often becomes too confusing to decide which ones to visit. Well, you do not need to worry about that since we have the compiled the perfect list for you. No matter what you do, make sure to visit the ones given below since they are the top historical monuments in Florence.

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Events
23/Nov/2017

Presentation of the new Marco Polo – Turandot course

Saturday 11th November in the beautiful setting of the Alfieri theater in Florence we presented the new MarcoPolo – Turandot course. Many students took part, arrived directly from China to attend the presentation.

Here are some of the best photos.

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14/Nov/2017

Florence of the events and exhibitions: Top cultural centres and theatres

Florence is a cultural hub of Italy. The city rose to its prominence during the Renaissance and it became one of the major centres learning, art as well as literature in Europe. Though the age of Renaissance is long gone and the city has changed a lot but still it is the heart of the Italian culture. In Florence, you will not only get to see the historical palaces, monuments and greatest examples of art but here you will also be able to get the taste of rich culture. So, if you are visiting Florence, then you cannot afford to miss the theatres in Florence which are an essential part of the Tuscany culture.

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Cortile Palazzo Vecchio
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Tourism
09/Nov/2017

The Inferno Tour: A roadmap to Florence

Dan Brown called Florence a heaven in his latest bestselling novel Inferno and he was not exaggerating. The protagonist of the story travels through the city of Florence in search of mystery following a special trail. Though Inferno is a work of fiction but the trail that the author described in his story is real and you can actually visit it. Since the release of his books, the inferno tour has gained a lot of popularity among the people.

So, what will you see in the inferno tour? What are the places will you visit? Though it can be highly troubling to set the trail for yourself, we are here to help you out. In the list below, we have enlisted the most significant places that you will visit on the inferno tour.

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Tourism
01/Nov/2017

The famous food pairings with Tuscan Wine

The Tuscan wine paired with the food- this is a pairing that everyone loves. But you cannot just pair any food with Sangiovese Tuscan wine. There is a secret to it which only the people of Tuscan region know well. And we are about to unveil the mystery behind this perfect food pairings to you. The first thing that you must remember before pairing a food with the finest Sangiovese wine is that they should have the same intensity. It means that neither the food nor the wine can be overpowering. That is the secret to this famous food pairings. Hence, it is always best to choose the lighter foods with the wine. In that way, you will get the taste of heaven.

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Tourism
25/Oct/2017

Tuscany and Wine: An eternal love story

The love story of Tuscany people and wines is well-known. The Tuscan region is gifted with heavenly vineyards which produce some of the best wines in the world.

Be it the Brunello or the Chianti, wines that you will taste in this part of Italy is unlike anything you have tasted before. The fine aroma and smooth texture of the wine will provide your taste buds with all new sensations. Some of these wines have been manufactured from the ancient times and they still stand atop others as the ambassadors of Tuscan wine to the world.

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Tourism
19/Oct/2017

Street Art in Florence: An Unusual Tour

If you think that Florence is all about Renaissance art and medieval history then you are wrong. Street art in Florence is the latest trend and it is rapidly taking over the city.  For centuries people across the globe have gathered in the Tuscan capital to admire the beauty of the Renaissance art and the monuments that have stand tall against the wrath of time. But the Florentine art has not become a relic of the past. It is still flourishing. Artists with new ideas are creating masterpieces but not in a claustrophobic environment rather they are painting the streets; decorating the city walls with exceptional and providing chance to the people across the world to witness the glory of Florentine art.

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