Tag Archives: Florence
The divine voice of Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) in the heavenly setting of the Villa Bellosguardo in Tuscany
The Enrico Caruso museum that has recently been opened, only a few months ago, is hosted in Caruso’s magnificent Tuscan villa in the suburbs of Florence. The famous tenor chose the Villa Bellosguardo in Lastra a Signa together with his … Continue reading
At the end of the month-beginning of May, the fragrant wisterias will be in full bloom again in Florence. Scent and sight full of spring delight. I can’t wait!
The first word I learned in Italian was ‘gelato’, which shows how important that smooth soft mouthwatering ice-cream is to a visitor in Italy. Florence has a great number of ‘gelaterie’ that are of excellent quality. Let’s start with the … Continue reading
The Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, which is located in Via della Scala number 16, around the corner from Piazza Santa Maria Novella, is one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe.It dates back to mediaeval times, to 1221. In … Continue reading