The Florence Inferno blog provides information on the events occuring in Florence. In addition, it has an events guide on what’s happening in the city in terms of music, art, cinema, markets, and so much more. In this post, we have provided you with information on events taking place over the next two weeks, from October 30 to November 12, 2015.Details
Bertrand Zobrist is a fictional character created by American author Dan Brown, the main antagonist in Brown’s novel Inferno.
Zobrist is a genetic engineer and Swiss billionaire. He doesn’t appear physically in the narrative given that his suicide takes place prior to the novel’s events. Instead, he is only seen in flashbacks of other characters, like the Provost, the head of the Consortium, a shadowy consulting group.Details
The city of Florence used to be surrounded by high defensive walls. In Dan Brown’s Inferno, the adventures of the main character Robert Langon take place in this city.
The city walls surrounding Florence have been widened and rebuilt over the centuries six different times (although the actual count is controversial) to defend the city, which has undergone various expansions and contractions. Fortunately, solid and impressive remnants of the ancient city walls still survive: the doors (porte) and a few towers.
Fort Belvedere, located on the southern hills of the Arno River (specifically, on the highest hill of Boboli Gardens) in the Quarter of San Niccolò, is often referred to as «the most beautiful terrace in Florence». It is the second largest fortress to be built in Florence and was once connected to Palazzo Vecchio via the Vasari Corridor. From here, Robert Langdon, the main character in Dan Brown’s Inferno, would have the best panoramic view of Florence, the city in which his adventure in Italy begins.Details
You have arrived at Florence Inferno, your destination for information on events happening in Florence. It also contains an events guide providing information on music, art, cinema, markets, and many other things occuring in the city, from September 18 to October 1, 2015.Details