The Medici Chapels in Florence
1701  0

The Medici Chapels in Florence

The Medici Chapels are the mausoleum of the noble family that ruled the city of Florence and Tuscany for about three centuries (except for some brief interruptions). Who Were the Medici? The family was originally from the village of Cafaggiolo in the Mugello. Somewhere during the 12th ...

Florence, Metropolitan city of Florence, Tuscany
The Iris Garden in Florence
750  0

The Iris Garden in Florence

The symbol of Florence- the iris, il giglio, la fleur de lis- is blooming now at the Iris Garden (Giardino dell'Iris) in the heart of the Tuscan city. Witnessing the blooms is truly a wonder of Mother Nature. Under normal circumstances*, the gardens would be open between late April and ...

Giardino dell'Iris, Florence, FI, Tuscany