Walking through the historic center of Florence is always a pleasure, but doing it in the advent period becomes enchanting. We are organizing a Free Walking tour of Florence for this Christmas. We are starting our tour from Santa Maria Novella square next to the train station, and we are touching the most important site of Florence and we are ending our tour in Santa Croce where you have the possibility to find this special market.
Even in a country like Italy, which has strong culinary traditions, brunch has swiftly established itself as a trend and become part of our habits. This tempting meal, rich in a simple but less demanding breakfast than a conventional Sunday lunch, symbolizes a new ritual, a moment of leisure and taste with Pancakes and French toast, yogurt Bowls and detox, avocado toast and eggs in all their variations.
New owner for Villa Michelangelo, on the hills of Florence, the only building still existing in its entirety, where he lived and worked Michelangelo Buonarroti. The historic residence, built between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, was recently sold for 8 million euros to a foreign investment fund.
There are many beautiful sights to see in Florence, Italy. Click here for a guide to the best tours in Florence in 2023.
The Palazzo Vecchio in Florence is truly the ideal setting for a terrifying story told every year on the eve of All Saints: the ghost of Baldaccio d’Anghiari! Always in locations with an old narrative, ghosts or unpleasant shadows, or shadows who have not yet found peace in the hereafter.
Halloween, night of witches and ghosts: waiting for October 31, we tell you one of the most frightening stories of the cradle of the Renaissance, which features Geneva of Almieri protagonist, remembered as “the woman who lived twice”. The story tells of Ginevra Almieri daughter of a rich Florentine merchant who decided to marry her to the son of a wealthy merchant with whom he often made commercial relations, Francesco Agolanti.Unfortunately, the young Geneva was in love with another young Florentine merchant Antonio Rondinelli.
The Halloween 2023 events in Florence are all creepy: the most “Granicelli or Older” can attend disco parties, children can participate in initiatives, workshops, and magic shows, and in the province this year there is also a horror castle and a pumpkin field where you can choose the perfect vegetable to be carved. Whether it’s a terrifying race or an evening of electronic music, many sections of the city reveal their dark side for one night only. Although the program is still being developed, many initiatives have already been announced. So, here’s what to do on October 31 in Florence and its environs:
The role of the Executioner was necessary prior to the abolition of torture and the execution punishment in 1786.
He was a shadowy figure, a professional assassin.
The State had given the Boia Fiorentino a house, a vegetable garden, and a horse. Because it was considered impure, the residence had to be placed outside the city walls or at the outskirts of Florence, in an area isolated from other residences.
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Five original things to see in Florence if you are coming in downtown, Porcellino state, Signoria square and his crazy ghost story, the lions in Florence, and the strange stone in Pitti Plalace.