Posts tagged Florence
The 10 Things You Must Do in Florence, Italy

Florence is the ideal base to explore the gorgeous Tuscany region.  Florence is known for its art & culture, stunning landscapes, exceptional architecture, and cuisine.  We stayed in Florence for 3 nights.  However, we took day trips to Siena and Pisa, so really only had 24 hours to explore Florence itself.  If you only have a short amount of time in the city, here are the 10 things you must do while in Florence.

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Scenic Day Trip to Siena from Florence, Italy

Florence is amazing, but to truly experience Tuscany – get out of the big city.  Siena is a medieval city in the heart of Tuscany, just an hour bus ride away from Florence.  It is most famous for a horse race, Palio, which is hosted twice a year (July 2nd and August 16th).  I'd recommend skipping this experience and instead visit for the food, gorgeous views, museums, and architecture.  Even if you are short on time while in Florence, a day break to Siena is a must do!

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Our Italy Honeymoon Itinerary

Before planning the wedding, before getting engaged even, we decided on our Honeymoon location.  We were going to eat gelato, get lost along the canals in Venice, journey through the rolling hills of Tuscany, and walk the cobblestone streets of Rome.  We began our honeymoon spending 8 days on mainland Italy, before boarding a cruise to the Greek Isles.

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