Ready to research your stay in Florence?
Here are some great places to start!
http://florenceforfree.co is an excellent blog on culture of Florence! Start with this article, http://florenceforfree.co/2013/07/12/how-to-be-a-hipster-in-florence/ which focuses on Piazza Santo Spirito, where our Florence school is located!
http://www.aboutflorence.com/links-about-Florence.html is the official municipal site explaining its administration and services, including those for foreigners, its restoration work on art and architecture, the city markets and sports facilities. This site offers 8 languages
These are the links to ACCENT INTERNATIONAL, the travel organization that we partner with in Florence. They arrange our housing, school campus, tours of the museums, cities, etc. They are fine establishment. Learn more about your college campus while studying in Florence: http://accentintl.com/cities/florence
Accent Intl also has a comprehensive list of local resources including eateries close to campus: http://accentintl.com/cities/florence/local-resources/
Firenze Spettacolo is a monthly magazine and e-zine that has all the events going on in Florence for the month, both in English and Italian. FYI: It’s headquartered in the same piazza as ECC Florence Summer Abroad 2016 program. Piazza Santo Spirito!
The Florentine is a great bi-weekly English newspaper. Get familiarized with The Florentine by reading this article: “Summer Florence” http://theflorentine.net/articles/articles.asp?browse-by=SummerFlorence
Practicing your Italian? Heres a cute karaoke video in Italian about “Italians” http://webtv.loescher.it/home/zoomPublic?contentId=725261