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Festival in Florence – May 2009

Art 2009 @ Fortezza da Basso 1/3 may ( international handicrafts fair )Fabbrica Europa @ Stazione Leopolda  ( calendar ) 5/23 mayBoboli perfumes @ Giardino...

Florence Events in the pub or local- May 2009

..:: VIPERTHEATER  ..:: 1 May Via Lombardia/via Pistoiese - Firenze Info: http://www.viperclub.eu ALTER*NITE + SOCIALISMO & BARBARIE..:: FLOG ..:: 1 May via M. Mercati 24/b ? Firenze Info: http://www.flog.it U-ROY...

Cobblestone Streets

How do you live in a tourist city? How can a student in Florence for only 4 months live here without their stay becoming one extended tour of major sights? The fear of feeling like an idiot when returning home for not having seen every famous palace tempts you to desperately follow the tour book’s advice. But we all know that real life isn’t sightseeing. So the question remains

Inside the castle of XXI century

These are some pictures taken by the studentsville staff during the opening of the new Palace of Justice near novoli.

Districts of Florence – ” San Marco & San Gallo “

This is the university district, where the seats of all of the most prestigious faculties of the city's university: fine art, literature, and where all of the university facilities, student residences and student cafeterias are located.For this reason the district is very lively and full of cheap restaurants, good pubs, and very good aperitif bars (where students and tourists can have a dinner at the price of a drink!).

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE LA MACINA DI SAN CRESCI /Greve in Chianti (FI) ITALY

The Artist’s House in Greve in Chianti established in 2008 is a structure in line with the widespread practice of other European countries and the world to create environments where is possible the exchange and comparison between artists,

Living Marbles: Gian Lorenzo Bernini and the birth of the baroque portrait

Gian Lorenzo Bernini and the birth of the baroque portrait, exhibition in Florence, Italy

A trip to Portofino

In order to enjoy Portofino to its fullest, plan on spending at least two days there. Once you decide on the best time to go, you can purchase a train ticket at Santa Maria Novella train station in Florence. A ticket costs approximately €30 round-trip. Unfortunately, you must switch trains at least once along the way because there are no trains which go directly to Portofino. Luckily, it is not necessary to repurchase a ticket each time you board a new train. All together, the train ride can last between three to four hours depending on how many times you switch trains. While on the train, be sure to glance out the window and admire the beautiful Italian countryside