Giardino Bardini

I’ve spoken about the sunset and city skyline views from Piazzale Michelangelo before, but for truly spectacular views of Florence visit Giardino Bardini. This garden was opened to the public in 2005 after intensive restoration. The garden dates back to 1259, beginning as an orchard located right outside the city gates. As time went on, … Continue reading Giardino Bardini

Boboli Gardens

The entrance of the gardens is in the palace‚Äôs piazza. Walking across the piazza you see a large fountain. Past the fountain you begin to scale steps and then you find yourself back in time. You have been transported to a 16th-century Italian garden. Your introduction to the garden takes place from the foot of … Continue reading Boboli Gardens