It was here that I discovered that the canal that runs through the centre of the town, was designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Is there nothing he didn’t design?
Florence is a place where art, culture, food and wine come together to create a city close to perfection. A medieval maze of ochre-coloured houses with the River Arno gliding beneath the ageless Ponte Vecchio, and Michaelangelo’s magnificent David dominating the Piazza della Signoria. Florentines talk of the Stendhal Syndrome, a reaction to the city’s … Continue reading Florence, A City for the Florentines