Housed in a 19th-century iron-and-glass structure, Florence's oldest and largest food market is noisy, smelly and full of wonderful...
Centro Lorenzo de’ Medici
Language and huge variety of supplementary courses, including restoration and conservation, art history and jewellery design.
Nowhere is Medici conceit expressed so explicitly as in their mausoleum, the Medician Chapels. Sumptuously adorned with granite, the...
Casa del Vino
Locals keep popping in all day long for a nip or two from a limited but carefully selected list of daily pourings of Chianti at this...
Forge your way past cheese, meat and sausage stalls in Florence's Mercato Centrale to join the lunchtime queue at Nerbone, in the biz...
Lonely Planet review
This permanent market stall (inside Mercato Centrale) is the place in Florence to taste and buy bitter and spicy, typically Tuscan olive oil on white plastic teaspoons; don't hesitate to ask for help and advice.