Calcio Storico Fiorentino

“Calcio Storico Fiorentino (also known as calcio storico “historic football”) is an early form of football that originated in 16th century Italy. Once widely played, the sport is thought to have originated in the Piazza Santa Croce in Florence. Here it became known as the giuoco del calcio fiorentino (“Florentine kick game”) or simply calcio; […]

Tuscany

Tuscany

“Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes. I would say a private paradise in the Caribbean. If you want culture and class, I would say Tuscany. If you want exotic, I would say Bangkok, Thailand.” ― Robin Leach Country Italy Capital Florence Official language Italian Population 3 749 430 (2016) Currency Euro […]

Venezia

“I will never forget experiencing Venice for the first time. It feels like you are transported to another time – the art, music, food and pure romance in the air is like no other place.” Elizabeth Berkley Country Italy Regione Veneto Official language Italian Population 263 736 (2015) Currency Euro Time Zone UTC +1

Firenze

“Meanwhile, Florence was increasingly becoming, for different reasons that not were not foreign to one another nor opposed – artistic and cultural on the one hand and political on the other – the Mecca of travelers and foreign residents.” ― Franco Cardini, A Short History of Florence Country Italy Region Toscana Official language Italian Population […]