Fast food Florentine style

As you stroll around Florence you might notice what at first glance appear to be hot dog stands. On closer inspection you’ll see that they are actually selling tripe sandwiches!! Tripe is the inner lining of the first of a cow’s  four stomachs whereas  lampredotto comes from the fourth and last stomach. The trippaio (tripe […]

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Discover the real Florence

Every visit to Florence should include a visit to the world famous Uffizi gallery, a glimpse of Michelangel0’s statue of David, a coffee in the Piazza della Signoria and a stroll across the beautiful Ponte Vecchio bridge. However those who will be in Florence for more than one day should also explore the Oltrarno. Oltrarno?literally […]

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Possible Museum Strike in Florence?

We have been informed here in the Artviva offices that there may be a museum strike in Florence tomorrow, March 19th! The strike is programmed for both March 19th and March 23rd, and will affect the Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery and the Palatine Gallery in the Pitti Palace, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.All other state museums […]

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Welcome to ArtViva!

We have been informed here in the Artviva offices that there may be a museum strike in Florence tomorrow, March 19th!  The strike is programmed for both March 19th and March 23rd, and will affect the Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery and the Palatine Gallery in the Pitti Palace, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. All other state […]

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