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Food in the Oltrarno

Created by airynfaerie on December 21, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

There are so many great places to eat in the less-touristy "Oltrarno" area of Florence. This area is across the Arno River from the Duomo, and is full of local favorites.

Easy (fast, cheap) Lunch Places in Florence

Created by airynfaerie on December 7, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

There are so many tasty, quality places in Florence to pop in for a quick and low cost lunch while taking in the city. Here are my favorites.

Aperitivo in Florence (Take 2!)

Created by airynfaerie on December 5, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

I've written about places to enjoy and aperitivo in Florence before, but since my recent trip there, I've gathered even more great places to have that before-dinner drink and snack.

Vegetarian Eats in Florence

Created by airynfaerie on December 5, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

Finding Vegetarian-friendly places in Florence Italy is becoming easier and easier. During my last trip I was able to try several newer amazing restaurants for the herbivore!

The “Cradle of the Renaissance”

Created by Zhebiton on July 21, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

13 Reviews

Florence is believed to have the greatest concentration of art in the world.



Four Florence Museums and an Experience

Created by artslover on February 3, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

Our one week vacation in Florence during the Christmas holidays included a lot of museum visits and a cooking lesson. Our restaurant experiences are in a separate journal.

Sweet Treats in Florence

Created by airynfaerie on November 20, 2009 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

If you're looking for a place in Florence to satisfy your sweet-tooth, look no further than these shops.

Italian Coffee Break

Created by airynfaerie on November 11, 2009 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

Coffee, or caffe', is one of Italy's specialties. Here are some of my favorite places to enjoy this flavorful bean around the city of Florence.

Where to Go for an Aperitivo in Florence

Created by airynfaerie on November 10, 2009 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

Looking to join the Italian tradition of enjoying an "aperitivo" (drink and small appetizers) before dinner? Or, maybe you'll enjoy one as a small dinner like many students on a budget? Either way, here are some of my favorites.

Recommended Bars/Clubs in Florence

Created by airynfaerie on November 9, 2009 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

As Florence is so Americanized and filled with college students, it's a little hard to weed through all the party bars, but we luckily found a handful of favorites while we lived in the city. A bit more chic, and grown up, here are my recommendations.

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