Florence’s historic palaces open their courtyards and gardens to “Wine Town” on May 17 and 18

On Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 a selection of great Florentine historic palaces will open their courtyards and gardens to the fourth edition of WineTown, an event offering an unusual combination of quality wine tasting, concerts and performances. … Continue reading

Top 10 most beautiful and famous villas of Italy

(updated June 9, 2014) 1. Villa Rufolo, Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Campania Villa Rufolo is located in the historic center of Ravello. Built in the 13th century by the wealthy Rufolo family, a member of which was cited by Boccaccio in … Continue reading

Following Folon in Florence’s Rose Garden

(updated February 28, 2015) The Rose Garden of Florence, located just off Piazzale Michelangelo, is probably one of the city’s best kept secrets. This gracious and intimate garden, with its winding paths, typical of 19th century romantic gardens, and its … Continue reading