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Erasmus blog Florence

  • Florence: 10 essential locations, don't miss number 1!

    I will never be able to forget my trips to Florence. I have visited the wondeful city twice now. but I can definitely say that I will never get tired of seeing it. It's impressive when you see the photos, newspapers, adverts, movies... But it's more impressive even when...

    0 by Kate, 5 months ago
  • From Bologna to Salerno - San Gimignano (4/9)

    From Florence we went on an excursion to San Gimignano, a beautiful medieval village whose historic centre was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1990; it's located between Florence and Sienna. To get there you need to take a bus from the bus station, just...

    0 by Jasmin, one year ago
  • From Bologna to Salerno - The enchanting Florence (3/9)

    Florence A cloudy day on the River Arno, in Florence On the second day of July we caught a train in Rimini that would take us to Florence, the Renaissance city. The price of the ticket was less that 15 euros. In my case, it was the third time that I'd be visiting this...

    0 by Jasmin, one year ago
  • Florentine Experience #6 (Day 2)

    I'll be picking off from where I left off in the 'Florentine Experience #5 (Day1). I awoke in the late morning semi-covered with mosquito bites. If you are allergic or are really distressed with mosquito bites make sure to bring something to repel them as this...

    0 by Michael, one year ago
  • Florentine Experience #5 (Day 1)

    Straight from the pan and into the fire. That's what I thought to myself on my train ride to Florence. Nothing like getting from a hot place to an even hotter one. I love the Mediterranean summer, but some days it got out of hand. I was lucky to be able to grab a train...

    0 by Michael, one year ago
  • Weekend in Florence

    As part of our Erasmus experience, we did a lot of trips during our first semester in Italy. In addition to Genoa, Cinque Terre, and Lago di Como (you can click on all the names of these cities to read my post about them), we also went to Florence, which is called...

    0 by Aurélie, one year ago
  • A trip to cradle of Renaissance

    My friend Bella and I came to visit Florence with some of our Spanish friends. We came by Trenitalia. In my opinion, in terms of comfort and service this is the second best train company. However, in terms of economics this is the best transport...

    0 by Katarina, one year ago
  • Florence 2 - A little feeling with the city of Renaissance

    The city I have known for a long time I have known Florence and the city's logo for a long time, not because of the history or beauty of the city, but because Florence has Fiorentia, one of the seven A-Series sisters. http://www.florencechoirfestival.com/  The purple...

    1 by Hoàng, one year ago
  • Where my heart is

    I am comfortable with walking among Renaissance works, that's my heaven and I create my inner happiness feeding my eyes and mind with such works of art. Describing happiness in words is not that difficult, I believe the hardest thing is to calm down your heart when...

    0 by Brandy, one year ago
  • Florence 1 - David My perfect man!!!

    How did I know about David? The famous statue of David, I knew for a long time, as a boy, rummaging through all the books in my grandfather's book shelf. Some old books tell the story of the genius in all the fields, and the sculptor Michelangelo genius and his...

    1 by Hoàng, one year ago
  • My Historical Second Home- Florence, Italy

    I'm Mikki from the Philippines and I've been here in Florence, Italy for almost 6 months since Februray 2017 to pursue my study in Master in Interior Design at the Florence Design Academy. This is actually my first time in Europe and my first in travelling alone in a...

    0 by Mikki, one year ago
  • Italy III: Florence

    Before getting started to give you details of this beautiful city, Florence, I would like to suggest you to read Inferno, which is one of the books of Dan Brown, and watch a few episodes of Da Vinci's Demons. There is also movie of Inferno, too. You might have an idea...

    0 by Baris Bayram, one year ago
  • Paint like Botticelli

           My one-day adventure One-day adventure – because I was able to attend only one day of the four painting classes. No, it's not really like that ... It all happened few days before an exam, I would say almost two weeks before my last exam (which I thought was...

    0 by Brandy, 2 years ago
  • Italy.Part 3 Florence, Piza and Milan

    In this part I would like to show you some pictures and describe my experience in general. So, do you know  story about Leaning tower of Pisa? If you do not read yet, please do it:) What is interesting- that for making photo with this tower a lot of tourists come every...

    0 by Karyna, 2 years ago
  • Places you cannot miss in Florence

    Florence is the most populated and famous city in Tuscany. Full of history, art and culture. This place is a great destination for students. No cars are needed, the best way to travel around Florence is getting a bike and riding it around the whole city. Surprise...

    5 by Patricia, 6 years ago
  • How is studying in Italian?

    Read a book in Italian, knowing Spanish is quite simple. The words are like and with the context deduce what they mean. But if you know Spanish, should dedicate much time to learn Italian because isn't easy. Also, people here do not speak much English, if they can meet...

    1 by Ana, 8 years ago
  • Be Erasmus!

    I will continue to recommend Florence to everyone and not to recommend the Erasmus. I am increasingly convinced that it is the best I've ever done in my life. It is an opportunity to meet people, other cultures, language, and especially travel. I've known a few places...

    0 by Ana, 8 years ago
  • Why Florence?

    Because it is special. The streets are full of art, people have a special charm and Italian is relatively easy. Italy is beautiful but given the choice, most beautiful cities are Rome and Florence. In my opinion, Rome is the Eternal City, has a special charm, it's just...

    0 by Ana, 8 years ago

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