Where is Your Perfect Beach Vacation? Take Our Quiz and Find Out!

Summer is upon us and there is no relief from the heat.  Battle the heat with the best remedy — some vitamin sea! Take our quiz and see which paradise is your perfect B.E.A.C.H. (Best Escape Anyone Can Have!) http://www.buzzfeed.com/alyssagregory/where-is-your-perfect-beach-vacation-1ipsx Like what you got? Book your perfect beach vacation now with Florence For Fun!

Cinque Terre Raises Some Questions

Contributing Writer: Alyssa Gregory Like drunken sailors making their way home, the colorful houses in the fishing villages of Cinque Terre lean on each other and cling to the cliffs. Overlooking the Italian Riviera, each of the village’s crooked cobblestone roads lead to the sparkling blue ocean. Throughout the entire town you can hear the Cinque Terre mixtape being […]

FlorenceForFun Photo of the Week #11

Getting into the spirit of Via dell’Amore (Lover’s Lane) while hiking in Cinque Terre! To submit your favorite travel photo for the FlorenceForFun photo of the week, send it to booking@florenceforfun.org with a description of where you were and what you were doing. Each week we will choose a photo to post on the FlorenceForFun […]

Exploring the Cinque Terre: From Pirates to Pesto

If you are searching for the ideal picturesque Italian scenery, look no further than a trip to Cinque Terre.  Cinque Terre translates to “five towns” and provides a postcard-worthy backdrop as you hike through the hills of the province of Liguria.  In total there are 14 different paths through the mountainous coastline that fluctuate in […]

How to Spend A Summer in Florence

As a 5-time seasoned veteran of the “Florentine summer”, there are a few trusty tips that I give to all of my friends spending a summer in Florence.  Most locals and expats have learned by now to get the hell out of dodge when it comes to the summer months in Florence–the combination of Hades-like […]

FlorenceForFun Weekend Weather Report

The weekend is almost here and FlorenceForFun has you covered for your weather report, whether you’re going to Amalfi, Interlaken, Chianti, Venice, Winery Open Day in Montepulciano, or Cinque Terre.  Looks like there’s gonna be some sunshine after all! AMALFI COAST INTERLAKEN & LAKE COMO CHIANTI IN TUSCANY VENICE WINERY OPEN DAY: MONTALCINO CINQUE TERRE

Cinque Terre in Photos

Whoever said “A picture is worth a thousand words” has clearly been to Cinque Terre. This cluster of 5 towns linked along the Ligurian coast boasts some of the most amazing views in Italy and is famous for its fresh pesto and locally produced Schiaccetra wine, a rare type of dessert wine made with raisins. […]

Welcome Florence Summer Study Abroad Students! by Gianna Shepherd

Welcome Florence summer study abroad students! Are you ready for the best summer of your life?!  Most of you are here for a short six weeks or less and do not want to spend a second of it wasting your time or money. Have no fear, I’ll help point you in the right direction starting […]

Day Trip to Cinque Terre by Krista Florio

If youre looking to getaway and seek out more of what Italy has to offer, check out the Cinque Terre! Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore are all of the five lands you visit on this breathtaking, one day excursion! Starting from Riomaggiore, you hike through each land, ranging in distance and difficulty levels. Each of […]

Cinque Terre: Here We Go! by Stephanie Shultis

I came. I saw. I conquered Cinque Terre. I had no idea what I was in for when deciding to hike through the five towns. The experience: Amazing The view: Breath-taking A day at the beach: Of course!! All you need is just your sneakers, bathing suit, and lots of water and you are set […]