Museo del Bargello
It was behind the stark exterior of Palazzo del Bargello, Florence's earliest public building, that the podestà meted out justice from...
Chiesa di Santa Margherita
Dante fans will like to know that it was in this tiny 11th-century church, in the poet's old stomping ground, that he is said to have...
Museo Casa di Dante
The Museo Casa di Dante was built in 1910 above the foundations of Dante's dwelling. Up the road, 11th-century Chiesa di Santa...
At this trendsetter, your aperitivo is served under frescoed Renaissance ceilings that somehow manage to harmonise with the louche,...
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Lonely Planet review
Set under the vaulted ceilings of a medieval palazzo, your feast begins with the art on the walls, including the earliest known portraits of Dante and Boccaccio. Then there’s the food – a contemporary take on Tuscan cuisine with a feisty southern Italian kick, such as the sea bass in ginger sauce and buttery salt cod with spinach. Chefs beaver away behind glass, and remnants of Roman Florence lurk in the cellar. Wine – an insatiable passion of charismatic owner Umberto Montan – is yet another draw.