Florence

2020 Made in Italy Gift Guide
December 12th, 2020
2020 Made in Italy Gift Guide

After a year that has felt like an entire decade, we were shocked when we looked up and realized- gasp- its December 11 and there’s only 2 weeks left until Christmas! Fortunately, you still have time to get some fantastic gifts for the Italy lover in your life, as well as anyone that appreciates gifts that keep on giving. Check out our guide to the best online shopping in each of our Prontopia cities in Italy.

Street Art In Florence
November 5th, 2020
Street Art In Florence

Florence is most known for its medieval and renaissance style art, so you might be surprised to know that there’s actually a thriving street art scene in Florence. And like all good street art, street art in Florence reflects the city’s history- and heart- in a unique way. Prontopia asked one Florentine to share her thoughts on Street Art in Florence.

How To Find What To Do In Florence Online
September 14th, 2020
How To Find What To Do In Florence Online

We’ve rounded up our favorite resources for things to do in Florence, ideal for both residents and travelers to enjoy the city and meet new people.

How To Stay Cool In Florence
August 17th, 2020
How To Stay Cool In Florence

Those who stay in Florence during the summer know that the heat index conjures up the need for creativity. Luckily, there are plenty of activities and escapes within the city limits that will help you stay cool in Florence.

5 of the Best Beaches Near Florence Italy
August 7th, 2020
5 of the Best Beaches Near Florence Italy

Abundant in history, culture, and mouthwatering cuisine, the Renaissance City is inland, landlocked, ocean-less. However, we’ve taken the liberty to round up five of the best beaches near Florence, which can provide a day of reprieve from the summer heat.

Art Classes In Florence Italy With Patrizia Zingaretti
July 28th, 2020
Art Classes In Florence Italy With Patrizia Zingaretti

Meet Patrizia Zingaretti - a Florence artisan and instructor who shares her passion for ancient painting techniques and teaching through her in-person art classes in Florence, Italy.

The Medici Chapels of Florence, Italy
July 22nd, 2020
The Medici Chapels of Florence, Italy

You can't pay a trip to Florence without encountering the Medici Family's powerful influence. The Medici Chapels, located in Florence, are a prominent piece of their legacy that serve as evidence of the family's prestige.

Slow Travel Experiences In Chianti, Italy
July 20th, 2020
Slow Travel Experiences In Chianti, Italy

What's better than slow travel experiences in Chianti, Italy? Discover from the voice of our Prontopian, Jodi, why Italy is the perfect destination for slow travel experiences.

Destination Weddings In Italy Post COVID-19: An Inside Perspective
June 24th, 2020
Destination Weddings In Italy Post COVID-19: An Inside Perspective

Destination weddings may not have the opportunity to open so soon post COVID-19 lockdown. We spoke with Melanie Secciani, first class artisan at Tuscan Wedding Cakes, to get her perspective on how the wedding industry is adapting to the situation.

Sara Amrhein Handmade Jewelry: A New Chapter of Business Blooms
June 11th, 2020
Sara Amrhein Handmade Jewelry: A New Chapter of Business Blooms

Fueled by a passion for making something beautiful blossom out of nothing, Sara Amrhein Handmade Jewelry features wearable art intricately molded in polymer clay and rendered in radiant color.

How do I love Florence? Let me count the ways…
June 10th, 2020
How do I love Florence? Let me count the ways…

The beauty of Florence has been inspiring artists, writers, politicians and everyday citizens for almost 2000 years- and now we’d love to share how it inspires our own Prontopians.

What to See In Florence Italy
June 8th, 2020
What to See In Florence Italy

Nestled in the northeast corner of Tuscany, Florence is the capital of the region, brimming with history and artistic intrigue that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Unique Places In Florence: John Rocket House Boutique
May 27th, 2020
Unique Places In Florence: John Rocket House Boutique

Our Partner Of The Week is John Rocket House: an eclectic and vivacious t-shirt shop on the artistic Via Romana in Florence, Italy.

Day Trips from Florence
May 18th, 2020
Day Trips from Florence

There's so much to see in Florence, but the surrounding cities have a lot to offer as well. These are some of the best day trips you can take from Florence, Italy.

Uffizi Gallery Must-See Paintings
May 11th, 2020
Uffizi Gallery Must-See Paintings

The vast size of the museum can be overwhelming; therefore, we took it upon ourselves to round up a few of the most important and famous paintings in the gallery.


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