Discussing :: Florence: An Ever-Blooming Retreat

In the first century BCE, the Romans appropriately renamed this former Etruscan town Florentia, or destined to flower. With this blessing, Florence (Firenze) remained faithful to its namesake to become the unrivaled authority of Renaissance art, literature and culture. The romantic narrow passages of the city's core hold timeless treasures that gracefully dissolve the rest of the world's troubled existence. Travel to Florence for a truly authentic Renaissance experience. Soaring high above the city skyline, the Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore is the quintessential emblem of Florence's architectural prestige. The fourth largest cathedral in... read full article


Florence: An Ever-Blooming Retreat



Another lovely looking place


man too many places i wanna go!!


The picture here is just amazing. There are so many beautiful places to visit on this earth. Like Venice. Must get there before it's completely under water!


Art history was one of my favourite random uni subjects. Florence is an absolute Mecca for Renaissance art and architecture and I would so love to go there - let alone for the gorgeous leather goods for which this city is famous.

Here is a very practical l videol about planning a trip to Florence - may or may not inspire you further ;-)

Maybe I shouldn't watch! I know I will come back and watch it tomorrow when I have time though. :)


WOW! What a prize, a dream come true. A trip to a place my wife and I have always wanted to go. Thank you Chelsey for the opportunity just to enter, I would love to to win. PLEASE!


Amazing article and photo. Find Cheap Flights To Your Destination


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