Designed by Leon Battista Alberti in the 1440s for one of Florence’s richest families, this palazzo is arguably the first Renaissance...
Museo Marino Marini
Deconsecrated in the 19th century, the Chiesa di San Pancrazio is home to this small art museum displaying sculptures, portraits and...
Chiesa di Santa Trìnita
Built in Gothic style and later given a Mannerist facade, this 14th-century church shelters some of the city's finest frescoes,...
Noir is the new black. Set in a riverside palazzo, the bar’s interior lives up to its name. Except for the original baroque fresco...
A veteran guidebook favourite built around melt-in-your-mouth crostini (toast), Tuscan meats, fine pasta and roasted meats served at...
Letizia Fiorini information
Lonely Planet review
This charming shop is a one-woman affair – Letizia Fiorini sits at the counter and makes her distinctive puppets by hand in between assisting customers. You'll find Pulchinella (Punch), Arlecchino the clown, beautiful servant girl Colombina, Doctor Peste (complete with plague mask), cheeky Brighella, swashbuckling Il Capitano and many other characters from traditional Italian puppetry.