Fortezza da Basso
Palazzo Vecchio Tours
Palazzo degli Uffizi
The Palazzo degli Uffizi, designed and built by Vasari in the second half of the 16th century at the request of Cosimo I, originally...
Tuscany by Vespa
The locals call it a 'cooking bar' and they certainly seem to think something is cooking here. Apart from a light and easy buffet lunch,...
Once a barely salubrious hole in the wall, this family-run trattoria has received a makeover to meet EU regulations. Fortunately, its...
Viale Filippo Strozzi · interesting places nearby
Fortezza da Basso information
Now a conference centre, this Renaissance fort dates to the 1530s, when the recently restored Medicis felt it best to intimidate their own restive population. Note that the pentagonal fort is only open to conference attendees.