Opificio delle Pietre Dure
Founded in 1588 to support the Florentine art of pietre dure (mosaic-like inlays of marble and semi-precious stones), this charming...
Three-hour walking tours of the city (€42.50) and half-day Chianti trips (€67.50). Reserve by phone or in person at Amici del Turismo.
A lengthy queue marks the door to this gallery, built to house one of the Renaissance's greatest masterpieces, Michelangelo's original...
Be Bop Music Club
Inspired by the swinging sixties, this beloved retro venue features everything from Led Zeppelin and Beatles cover bands to swing jazz...
For an unknown reason, tourists tend to overlook this simple but attractive eatery, which sits strategically between the Duomo and the...
Lonely Planet review
The almond granita at the Sicilian-style Carabé gelateria gets our vote for the most refreshing concoction on the planet. Produced with sizzling passion by Antonio and Loredana Lisciandro, the shop’s gelati and sorbetti (sorbet) are top quality, perhaps best enjoyed in the form of a brioche (a Sicilian ice-cream sandwich).