Monthly Archives: June 2014

Florence Mercato Centrale: A Tour of Tastes

The newly renovated Mercato Centrale [Central Market] is the epicurean center of new and old Florence, a veritable tour of tastes. The ground floor has always offered a wide array of fruit, vegetable, meat and other specialized local vendors.  The 140 year-old Mercato Centrale recently celebrated the opening of its new HUB gourmet food hall on the second level of the Mercato, following a major renovation and €5 million investment. During your stay in Florence be sure to stop by for a tasty lunch, dinner, a glass of wine or even cooking classes. Continue reading Florence Mercato Centrale: A Tour of Tastes

3 Best Ways to get from the Pisa Airport to Florence

ponte_santatrinitaTo get from the Pisa Airport to Florence, there are three usual ways: by train, by bus and by private car directly to your vacation rental. You don’t need or, probably want, a rental car in Florence, but you could do it all the same. Here is all the information you need to decide on which service works best for you.

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