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22 10, 2016

Medici: Masters of Florence World Premiere: Who Was in Attendance?

2016-10-24T12:40:55+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|

Cast of Medici: Masters of Florence at the World Premiere in Palazzo Vecchio. Photo found on richardmadden.net The evening of October 14th 2016 in Florence, Italy at Palazzo Vecchio proved to be a night of fun and excitement. Medici: Masters of Florence had its world premiere and many of the actors attended including Richard [...]

15 10, 2016

Medici: Masters of Florence on Television and World Premiere

2016-10-12T16:54:43+00:00 October 15th, 2016|

Richard Madden (left) and Dustin Hoffman (right). Photo found on www.wegotthiscovered.com Many of our readers have been asking about the upcoming new tv series Medici: Masters of Florence. While the media has been keeping us all in suspense, we’ve been doing our best to stay up-to-date with any details that may cross our [...]

3 10, 2016

Hidden Florence Mysteries: Theaters of the Past

2016-10-14T12:00:48+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|

Possible layout of the Roman Theater of Florence. Photo found on www.museicivicifiorentini.comune.fi.it Dating back to the 1st century AD, the Roman Theater of Florence is situated below Palazzo Vecchio, the Old Palace, once the home of the Medici. The semicircular amphitheater was built to fit a total of 15,000 - 20,000 spectators. In [...]

28 09, 2016

Jan Fabre, Spiritual Guards in Florence: A Narrative Review

2016-09-28T09:49:04+00:00 September 28th, 2016|

As I walked up and up the steep hill on Costa dei Magnoli, I began to wonder, How much longer?? I had forgotten how far up the Forte di Belvedere really is. And why wouldn’t it be? The fortress was built in the 16th century by the order of Grand Duke Ferdinando I de’ Medici, [...]

26 09, 2016

Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden: The Masters of Florence

2016-09-20T06:00:00+00:00 September 26th, 2016|

Dustin Hoffman (left) and Richard Madden (right). Photo found on www.intoscana.it I don’t know about all of you, but everyone at The Medici Dynasty Show is growing more and more excited about the upcoming new series Medici: Masters of Florence. Scheduled to air next month in October 2016 on Italy’s Rai1, the show [...]

20 09, 2016

Visit Florence: Santa Croce Neighborhood

2016-10-10T12:43:21+00:00 September 20th, 2016|

The facade of Santa Croce. Photo by Tessa Cole Piazza Santa Croce is filled with street vendors, gypsies, locals and tourists. On a clear day you can capture the beauty of the Basilica of Santa Croce with its white marble against a baby blue sky. At night the piazza’s hustle and bustle of [...]

12 09, 2016

Visit the Other Side of Florence: The Oltrarno Neighborhood

2016-09-09T11:19:16+00:00 September 12th, 2016|

Piazza Santo Spirito by TooMuchTuscany Oltrarno, meaning beyond the Arno is a fun area for both locals and tourists alike. It is also included as part of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Florence. Encompassing the Oltrarno area is the Old City Wall, completed in 1333. It is the only part of the [...]

31 08, 2016

Florence by Night: Explore Florence as a Local

2016-08-31T09:51:00+00:00 August 31st, 2016|

Photo found on thomaschamberlin.photodeck.com With closed museums and day tours ending, it would seem as if there would be nothing left to do in Florence at night. But nothing could be far from the truth! For those who aren’t too pooped after walking around Florence all day, the evening is a great time [...]

22 08, 2016

Discover Ponte Vecchio Neighborhood with the Tips of Apartments Florence

2016-08-26T09:05:13+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|

You cannot leave Florence without walking across the Ponte Vecchio. It is the oldest Medieval bridge in Florence and the only bridge that wasn’t bombed during World War II. Butchers once had their shops there but today the bridge is full of jewelry, art and souvenir shops. Built on top of these shops is the [...]