Il Chicco di Caffè
Piazza di Santo Spirito
Florence's most lively, yet laid-back and local piazza is lined with good cafés and bars spilling out onto the square beneath the façade...
Museo di Storia Naturale - Zoologia La Specola
One of several sections of Florence's natural history museum dating to 1775, La Specola showcases 5000-odd animals (out of an...
It was on the ground floor of 15th-century Palazzo Guidi, across from Palazzo Pitti, that Robert and Elizabeth Browning rented an...
Fabulous armchairs, lots of recycled and upcycled vintage furniture, books to read, juke box, crepes and a tasty little choice of...
A happening address on Florence's hippest square: admire pasta cooks at work in the open kitchen while you wait for a table – the...
Lonely Planet review
It’s unfortunate that this wonderfully simple corner cafe only opens for lunch, because you couldn’t dine better at these prices. Sate yourself for €10. Eat like a peasant-king for €15. The septuagenarian nonna in the kitchen produces simple but delicious pastas and roasted meats, but the real draw are the contorni (grilled or sautéd vegetables). Tables are communal and water and wine are buffet-style – drink at will.