The latest information about Florence from the staff of Context Travel.

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Context’s Ultimate Gift Guide

Ready for the holidays?  So are we!  We’ve surveyed our docents and city managers across the world to put together our ultimate gift guide.  The best part is that many of our selections are now available via web for those…

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Americans in Florence: Sargent and the American Impressionists

Palazzo Strozzi continues its tradition of programming exhibitions that intrigue both visitors and locals alike. Their newest show “Americans in Florence: Sargent and the American Impressionists,” once again reflects the strong connections between the United States and Italy with a selection of works from artists such as John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, Frederick Childe Hassam, and more.

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Where to Rent a Wheelchair in Italy

In keeping with the spirit of our mobility program services, we have put together resource lists for wheelchair rental in our various cities. The Italian cities in which we operate face their own unique challenges, from the bridges in Venice to the cobbled streets to Rome. While some museums do provide foldable wheelchairs, their quality and availability can be variable and limited to that particular site. The following is a list of pharmacies and medical supply stores that provide wheel chair rentals.

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