Fortezza da Basso
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Pictures don't do justice to the exterior of Florence's Gothic Duomo . While they reproduce the startling colours of the tiered red,...
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...
Fortezza da Basso information
Lonely Planet review
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.