Book a room at The Portrait Firenze Hotel, a stunning five-star hotel overlooking The Arno River
and just a few steps away from some of the city's most iconic sights such as the Palazzo Vecchio.
The drawing of the Arno river
which flows through Florence and the castle of Montelupo in the background also features two handwritten text inscriptions, one on the front written backwards and another on the back written left to right.
5, 1473 — when Leonardo was 21 — and shows a landscape of the Arno river
valley and Montelupo Castle, just outside Florence.
Take in its 13th century Duomo cathedral, decorated in a mix of pink, white and green marble, and Ponte Vecchio, the 14th-century bridge over the Arno river
Pisa and Florence also witnessed intense flooding due to rising water in the Arno River
, reported Euronews.
The game is followed by a spectacular fireworks display over the banks of the Arno river
in tribute to the victors.
They are said to have inspired the intricate (but immobile) storefronts created for the jewellers that line the Ponte Vecchio in Florence after the Arno River
flood of 1865 ruined the originals.
If you extend your trip by a day you can see the renaissance city sailing along the Arno river
on a barchetto wooden boat, then a six-course dinner in the city's oldest tower.
Many of them survive today, including geographic sketches of the entire Piombino coastline, "The Arno River
and its Watersheads" with its extraordinary aerial perspective, showing the river, with its vein-like tributaries and intricate drainage patterns curving its way through the mountains near Pisa down to the marshlands of the Chiana Valley and one of the "City of Imola." The unprecedented accuracy of this first ichnographic map, based on his odometer readings, was critical, as Imola was an important military base.
AN UNDERGROUND water mains break along Florence's picturesque Arno River
has created a 200-metre-long sinkhole that buried dozens of parked cars.
<BCars are engulfed by a chasm which opened along the Arno river
near the Ponte Vecchio Old Bridge, in Florence, Italy, yesterday Maurizio degl'Innocenti