Magazine Toscane

  • 10 sites to check before leaving in Tuscany

    Tuscany, with its rolling countryside, villages and medieval castles, its prestigious heritage of the Renaissance, is a destination that thrills many of us. Here are 10 sites to prepare your stay and learn more about this beautiful Italian region. Discover Tuscany 1. Turismo.intoscana.it On the official website of tourism in Tuscany, find all the practical information to organize your stay in Tuscany. The site is in Italian and anglais..En addition to providing valuable information Turismo.intoscana.it allows you to book online accommodation in Tuscany: farm, hotel, guest rooms, camping, [...]

  • Tuscany practice, know

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: province of place Chef Florence Country Italy People : 3734355 hab (2010) Language : Italian, Tuscan Religion : Catholic Silver Currency Euro Payment Cards You can buy many things with a credit card in Italy, although many small businesses do not accept. Usually we do not ask you your code, an ID card and a signature enough. The ATMs [...]

  • Selection: 10 Cheap hotels in Florence

    Florence

    Florence remains one of the most attractive destinations in Europe, unfortunately the quality of accommodation is generally pretty average, more the tariffs are quite high. To find something cheap it will take you away from the center or direct you to a hostel. Cheap Hotels in the city center of Florence Let's begin this selection with the Hotel Cordova , a good location to visit the area on foot. The staff is friendly multilingual. The price of a double room around 50 euros (provided you take it a little in advance), the value for money are very good. Rooms have a private bathroom, some [...]

  • The history of Florence ... broadly

    Florence

    Not easy to summarize the rich history of Florence in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity: Founded in 59 BC, Florence (Firenze in Italian) will take flight at XIIth century ... until then, it is a town that lives in the quiet days on the Arno. The Middle Ages: From 1081, the institution of the town of Florence is confirmed, the Italian municipalities are true self-government. From rich merchants emerge [...]

  • Tuscany in all its facets

    Tuscany is the central west region of Italy. She is known to be the region where begins the rebirth and has been an important cultural and scientific role in Europe. Its capital is the famous city of Florence. Tuscany also has other provinces such as Pisa, Siena and Livorno Tuscany is known for its museums containing the best masterpieces of the greatest artists of all time as Michelangelo, Donatello. and Leonardi da Vinci. We find works of all styles and eras. Among the best museums we include the Uffizi Gallery which houses several works of the Renaissance of Michelangelo and Da Vinci. There [...]

  • Find a hotel in Florence.

    Florence

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Florence. Accommodation is expensive in Florence. Better book from France several weeks in advance, or even months if you want to get good deals. Hotels in Florence are numerous and classified into six categories which are overestimated compared to French classes. In Florence you will have the option, whatever your budget, to find in the city center the place for you accommodation, five-star hotels, cheap hotels and small inns more economical. Hotel prices are high for a not always comfortable to go. To be sure to benefit from impeccable comfort, book in [...]

  • Find a hotel in Tuscany.

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Tuscany. Accommodation is expensive in Tuscany. Better book from France several weeks in advance, or even months if you want to get good deals. The hotels in Italy are numerous and classified into six categories which are overestimated compared to French classes. Hotel prices are high for a not always comfortable to go. To be sure to benefit from impeccable comfort, book in superior hotels. To find valuable information in relation to Tuscany and its hotels, you can also direct you to the official website of the Tuscany tourist office: Turismo.intoscana.it, [...]

  • Walk a medieval Florence

    Florence

    Medieval walk in Florence: Introduction The walk we offer through Florence is a discovery of the heart of the medieval city through these streets with authentic charm, away from the tourist gaze. The theme ? Daily life in the Middle Ages, through the economy, domestic politics, medieval literature and art of the frame. The walk takes us along the Republic Square in the Bargello Museum, that is to say in a line perpendicular to the Via del Calzaiuoli, the main artery of the city joining the Cathedral Square to Square Signoria. From the Republic Square, ancient and medieval economic center, the [...]