Piccola Venezia (Little Venice) is crossed with small canals built during the 17th century using Venetian methods of reclaiming land...
Chiesa di Santa Catarina
Chiesa di Santa Catarina, with its ancient, thick stone walls, stands sentry on the western side of Piazza dei Domenicani as it did for...
The city's unspectacular cathedral, designed by visiting British architect Inigo Jones, was later used by Jones as a model for the...
A red-brick cellar bar with sun-drenched wooden-decking terrace afloat the canal in Piccolo Venezia. Enjoy a cocktail and generously...
Locals speak of La Barrocciaia with reverence – partly because of a homely interior that’s alive with banter, but also because of the...
Fortezza Nuova information
The Fortezza Nuova, built for the Medici family in the late 16th century, is in an area known as Piccola Venezia (Little Venice) because of its small canals. The interior is now a park and little remains of the fort except for the sturdy outer walls.