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Scuola del Cuoio—Leather School of Monastery of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy

People from all over the world travel to see the leather workshop, Scuola del Cuoio, live and in action and Handsome Properties International was lucky enough to visit the workshop on a recent trip to Florence! The school and boutique are combined in the original dormitory of the Monastery. When you walk in you feel as if you are stepping back in time, to a place where people cherished their craft and workmanship. Back to a time when it was honorable to dedicate one’s life to their profession—no matter how glamorous (or unglamorous) it was. The passion, education, and sheer dedication that goes into making these leather goods is truly incredibly and almost a humbling

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CIBUS, Italy’s International Food Exhibition will be held in Parma from May 9th to May 12th. You definitely won’t want to miss the chance to taste some of Europe’s most delicious samples of food.

In the region of Emilia-Romagna, the town of Parma will host over 60,000 food professionals from over 90 countries.  This year breaks the record of having Italian food companies from every category such as condiments, baked goods, sauces, cheese, dairy products, cured meats, fresh meats, seafood, pastas, preserves, organic, vegan, non-GMO, and vegetarian along with low fat products as well.

Italy’s most famous liqueur and brewery, wine and spirits, and beer makers will be on tap. This is an

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The international division of Handsome Properties, Inc. offers clients the opportunity to make their dreams of buying and renting abroad come true. Whether the goal is owning a piece of investment property or renting an apartment for a weeks’ getaway, Handsome Properties International has the inventory and the knowledge to make it happen.

We consider ourselves lucky to represent so many truly extraordinary properties each with its own amazing history. Michelangelo’s Tuscan Villa is a perfect example of just that. That’s right, the artist best known for painting the scenes from Genesis on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel once called this Italian residence home and it is for sale for 7.5 Million Euro.

Michelangelo’s nephew was tasked with

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Florence has long been known as one of the world’s art meccas. It is estimated that about 60% of the world’s art is in Italy, and of that, about half of them are in Florence! So do yourself a favor and do not leave this incredible city without seeing some incrediable works of art. We’re making it easy for you.

1. Michelangelo’s The Florentine Pieta, also known as The Deposition
This beautiful classic is currently on display at Museo del Opera del Duomo, and the entrance fee for the museum is €6

2. The Dome of the Duomo of Florence, by Filippo Brunelleschi
This beautiful dome can easily be seen for free, however if you’d like to climb up the 463 steps to the cupola to get a better view, the admission is €8 and €11for the museum.

3. Botticelli’s

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