You can read more about the locations and the history of the sites in the Hidden Florence walks in the short articles below, which also contain suggested further reading and weblinks.

City Centre Walk

1. Bridging the Arno

2. Merchants and workers

3. Crime and punishment

4. Politics and the piazza

5. Performance and patronage

6. Sex and the city

7. Craft work

8. Women in the streets

9. Palaces and pavements

Sant’ Ambrogio Walk

1. Kings for a day

2. Relics on parade

3. The worker’s home

4. Street ecology

5. Neighbourhood Madonnas

6. Tavern tales

7. A slice of piazza

8. The apothecary’s shop