Discover Florence

Florence topics of interest and background information to help you learn more about it

Why visit Florence?

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Free things to see and do in Florence

Calcio Storico, Azzurri Vs. Rossi, in 2008

Festivals, holidays, traditions, and other events in Florence

Taking a barchetto for a spin on the Arno

Classic sights and experiences that just scream "You're in Florence now!"


My favorite things to see and do—and places to sleep and eat—in Florence

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What do do in Florence that will make the whole family happy—Sights, experiences, restaurants, tours, and more

The 4C BC Chimera di Arezzo

Free on the first Sunday of the month


Going more in-depth on some aspects of TK history, life, culture, and travel experiences


A brief history of Florence and Tuscany, from prehistoric times to the 21C

Milan Cathedral, Italian Gothic, from History of Architecture (Fletcher), pg 602

Art and architecture in Italy


From ancient Romans, Greeks, and Etruscans to the Renaissance to World War II, a brief primer on Italian history


The mysteries of the metric system


Famous people throughout Italian history