16 May 2016

An Extravagant Getaway in Florence

An Extravagant Getaway in Florence

Florence is an ancient city with incredible artwork and in a way it is an open air museum. During the Renaissance, Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci created some of their best work in this city. In this blog we will take you on a trip and show you the secret sides of Florence. Lots of people don’t know this but Florence is home to many unknown gems like secret tunnels, hidden museum artifacts that carry encrypted messages that many people overlook and many forgotten private areas. In Florence it is hard to believe your eyes due to the fact that everywhere there is hidden meanings that go beyond just looks.

If you’re looking for a luxurious ride, Italy is the right place to be because it is full of amazing luxury brands such as Lamborghini, Ferrari, and Maserati. A great company to rent these amazing vehicles from is “Europe Luxury Car Hire”. This organization could provide you with a luxurious Maserati with 4.7L V8 that accompanies 440HP for 1500€ for two days.

Florence is such a beautiful city and it keeps its medieval integrity because of strict laws that don’t allow the residents to change features of their homes such as doors, windows, painting walls and roofs. The best place to catch an incredible view of Florence is up the Duomo. The entrance ticket costs 15€ and it includes the Campanile which also offers a great view of the city. Inside the Duomo there is a spectacular painting 80 metres high and it is also the size of a football field. Did these painters have wings?

If you feel like staying in a deluxe palace, “Piazza Pitti Palazzo” offers an incredible boutique hotel as the family is staying on the third floor but they rent the second floor to guests. The hotel offers marvelous rooms with fascinating 16th century fresco paintings which add medieval Renaissance-like atmosphere to your stay. These rooms cost 350€ per night.

When in Florence, it is imperative that you visit museums such as the Uffizi which offers tours of the Botticelli rooms and the Museo Galileo. With a private guide you can find out many secret symbolic meanings and codes inside of paintings and artworks for 250€.

To understand all hidden meanings in Florence for 500€ is possible to purchase the consulting of Maurizio Seracini who worked on and was in the book “The DaVinci Code”. He has uncovered nearly every secret of Florence and he can decipher most codes. He can help you discover hidden Frescos by Leonardo Da Vinci by giving you directions and descriptions that will lead you to find them on your own.

In Florence, there are certain private luxury parties and events that are only for media magnets, fashion designers, TV personalities and fashionable restorators. In the “Teatro Pergola” they host very extravagant parties. To get the invitation to this party, you must receive an invite from the owner of this club, be in the club, or pay 5000€. Later in this event, there is an auction of various items and all the money goes to charity.

When in the Florence it is necessary to eat the famous Fiorentina Steak, just south of the city you can find a small town called Panzano in Chianti where there is an amazing restaurant called ‘Solo Ciccia’. The master chef’s name is Dario Cecchini and he makes the best farm raised steaks produced from only one species of cow (Chianina). The price of an amazing dinner with a bottle of wine will cost up to 100€.

After a great experience in Florence, if you really want to soak in some more Renaissance, you can go to the Galleria Romanelli and have a self-sculpture created and in a way you can immortalize yourself. In this Gallery there is a dynasty of sculptors who have worked there over many years. These sculptors claim to have made statues of princesses and wealthy billionaires. To have a self sculpture made it costs around 4200€.

Leonardo, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Uffizi, Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Maria Del Fiore, and Santa Croce are all honorable mentions that make Florence so amazing. Through the intricate cobblestone roads and all the amazing artwork, there is an element of Florence that gives it an almost fairy-tale like atmosphere. The sense Florence emits causes a feeling that makes people desire to write, sculpt, paint and create. It is true Florence is a city of luxury but you don’t need to find entertainment in clubs and shopping centers because the mysteriousness and age of the city captivates a person to be in astonishment.