The city that smells and sounds like Art.

You know that we, as human beings, become used to beautiful places when we see them often. Well, I don’t think this will ever happen with Firenze.


There are too many places to visit, too many buildings to admire and too many hidden paths to discover. Although we had only been traveling around by car, this time we left by train.  Nice journey, nice mood.


The best way to visit Firenze is by foot because there are many corners that you can’t reach with your car. Also, I advise you not to take the bus for tourists; you will miss the fun part.We didn’t buy tickets for museums or such because of the huge crowd of people that were waiting at the entrances.


And we made the right decision. We wandered the streets, admired the city and took many photos.


The ice cream we ate and the granite we drank made the walk more pleasant as the sun was burning. 


After visiting Duomo and the churches, we decided to find a nice restaurant where we could enjoy delicious food. We wanted to find a place away from the crowd of tourists, so we walked for almost an hour.

A citizen sent us to a restaurant, where we ate Bistecca alla Fiorentina, which is the specific meal for Firenze and is a favorite of the Tuscan cuisine. The steak is grilled over a wood or charcoal fire, seasoned with salt, and usually, it is not properly cooked, inside being a little bloody. It was a joy for our taste buds.


Later, we crossed Ponte Vecchio, also named “The Gold Bridge”. If you want to find out what your lady’s jewel preferences are, take her there.She will have from where to choose, as the bridge is filled with valuables, most of them made with gold or precious stones.

In the meantime, the sun had set, but we didn’t yet want to leave, so we made another last stop, at a restaurant, where I chose to eat Pasta with Seafood. It was delicious!


On our way to the train station, we encountered some street musicians and also a man who was painting on the pavement. Such a wonderful feeling! This city smells and sounds like Art!


Personally, before actually visiting Firenze, I was attracted by the idea that The Medici family lived here together with many artists they supported.  Among them, I mention Botticelli, Dante Alighieri, Boccaccio, Michelangelo, Donatello, Galileo Galilei and many others.

Knowing this, aren’t you curious about where they spent their time and what inspired them to create?

I tell you, you have to visit this city at least once in your lifetime!

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