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Tuscany, Italy: Climb Il Duomo to see all of Florence

Things to do in Tuscany, Italy:

Consider the exercise stairmasters on steroids. Visiting the Cattedrale Santa Maria del Fiore, also known as Il Duomo di Firenze, is not a complete experience until you see the city of Florence from the top of the dome. 214 more words


Favourite attraction: The Duomo of Florence, Italy

The skyline of Florence is completely dominated by the spectacular cathedral dome of Santa Maria del Fiore.

Every photograph or postcard we’d ever seen of this remarkable Italian city had featured at least part of this imposing orange brick dome. 340 more words


The Luck O' the Irish..... in Florence

The day dawned in Florence after a very emotional night at the gates of Santa Maria Novella Train Station. Having spoken to Carlo (click here… 954 more words


Wanted mentors: Dead or Alive

In the city of Florence Italy stands the cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore with a massive dome, a masterpiece in its day, built without centering supporting (wooden framework to hold up dome while mortar dried), it took centuries before anyone could build a larger one. 517 more words