Tag Archives: Florence

It’s time to visit gardens

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In Florence, “city of the flower”, even the gardens are true works of art, rich not only in flowers, but also in history. Two are almost in the city center: Boboli and Villa Bardini. Two others are below Piazzale Michelangelo, dedicated to two beloved flowers in Florence: the Roses and the Iris. The last one…

Bianca and Francesco: their marriage and the mystery of their death

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They disliked the opulence of their Court and its power intrigues. They loved simple things such as good food, country life and hunting: Bianca and Francesco loved each other tenderly and passionately, and wished to be left alone. Although their relationship was under everyone’s eyes, “He” was Francesco de’ Medici, or Francesco I the Grand…