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The chocolate Festival in Perugia this weekend

By |2018-12-14T08:02:45+00:00October 26th, 2018|BLOG|

Anyone who loves chocolate should visit the chocolate festival in Perugia - also known as the Eurochocolate Festival - once in a lifetime. It is a real dream for all chocolate lovers! This famous Festival is the world biggest chocolate fair and it takes place every year during October in Perugia the capital of [...]

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A walk through the Florence of the Medici

By |2019-02-20T08:27:36+00:00October 25th, 2018|BLOG|

On Monday afternoon I participated in an activity organised by italianme for their students we went to a walk through the Florence of the Medici! We all meet at the school 15 minutes before the starting time and the tour started at 16:00 in company of one of the schools teachers, Benedetta, she just [...]

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The Uffizi Gallery of Florence

By |2018-12-14T08:05:52+00:00October 16th, 2018|BLOG|

The Uffizi Gallery was designed between 1560 and 1580 by Giorgio Vasari. Originally this magnificent gallery was designed as offices for magistrates, judges, technicians, and merchants of Florence and is from here that its name comes from. It was built by the orders of Cosimo I de’ Medici, first Grand Duke of Tuscany in [...]

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Sagra festival, what is the Sagra festival?

By |2018-12-14T10:56:59+00:00October 10th, 2018|BLOG|

Everyone in Italy speaks about Sagra but what is it actually ? Sagra is a local festival at a piazza and is dedicated to food which is harvest at the moment.  The Italians take Sagra very seriously. That’s why colorful poster promote it and every local tourist office know about it.  When you go [...]

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Festa della Rificolona, Firenze 2018

By |2018-10-05T13:08:13+00:00September 4th, 2018|BLOG|

The “Festa della Rificolona” is a traditional event of the Florentine folklore. It is organized every September 7th in the parishes of the diocese of Florence , for the liturgical calendar of Marys birth. The origin of this party, which preserves and passes among the children of Florence the use of carrying around the [...]

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San Lorenzo Market in Florence or Mercato Centrale

By |2018-12-14T08:07:42+00:00August 7th, 2018|BLOG|

There are many markets in Florence, and together with the daily markets there are even weekly and monthly markets to add to this whole new experience. You will find that markets generally sell either leather and other souvenirs, food or household goods. Whether you are looking for a place where to have a meal, [...]

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Internship and italian language – living in Florence, Italy

By |2018-10-05T13:08:14+00:00July 25th, 2018|BLOG|

Italian language and Internship. Tuscany is a dream for many foreigners: the Renaissance palaces, the gardens, the Chianti hills, the slow food, fashion, elegance and hospitality. Every year there are thousands of people who choose Florence for study purposes. And indeed, learning Italian in this city can be a unique and unrepeatable experience! But [...]

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Steve McCurry icons this summer in Florence at Villa Bardini

By |2018-10-05T13:08:15+00:00July 4th, 2018|BLOG|

Steve McCurry icons this summer in Florence at Villa Bardini, italianme wants to share with you a wonderful idea for this weekend, an exposition you can not miss! This summer, Villa Bardini opens its doors to the 100 best shots of the US photographer and photojournalist Steve McCurry. This magnificent exhibition of contemporary photography [...]

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FREE ENTRANCE TO THE STATE MUSEUMS IN FLORENCE

By |2018-10-05T13:08:16+00:00June 28th, 2018|BLOG|

There are many museums in Florence worth it to visit beyond the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery. The Museums in Florence are divided into 3 groups: State museums run by the Italian national government Florentine Civic Museums run by the city Private MuseumsREMEMBER THAT ALL OF THE STATE MUSEUMS offer FREE ENTRANCE the FIRST SUNDAY [...]

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Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in Florence celebrates its 730th anniversary

By |2018-12-14T09:35:24+00:00June 21st, 2018|BLOG|

Santa Maria Nuova Hospital in Florence, a place in the city center worth it to visit. Santa Maria Nuova is the oldest still active hospital in Florence. The hospital was founded in 1288 by Folco Portinari, the father of Beatrice beloved by Dante. Folco was convinced to build the hospital by Monna Tessa, matriarch [...]

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FORTE BELVEDERE EXHIBITION 2018: Eliseo Mattiacci – Gong

By |2018-12-14T08:11:04+00:00June 13th, 2018|BLOG|

The Forte di Belvedere or Fortezza di Santa Maria in San Giorgio del Belvedere, called simply Belvedere, is a fortification in Florence. Today it constitutes a monumental, historic, artistic and environmental focal point, that offers visitors sweeping views of the city and an insight to Renaissance architecture and military activity. After five years of [...]

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The Italian Republic Day, June the 2nd

By |2018-12-14T08:10:38+00:00May 30th, 2018|BLOG|

La Festa della Repubblica or the Republic Day is the Italian National Day celebrated on June the 2nd of each year. On this date, in 1946, was held the institutional referendum in which the Italian people voted to choose between republic and monarchy and deciding on this way the form of government following the [...]

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