Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
December 13, 2018

New Year’s Eve 2019 in Florence

If you’re in Florence this New Year’s Eve and don’t have plans to celebrate among friends and family, it probably means you’re wondering where to have your fill of lentils and cotechino. Here’s our guide to New Year’s Eve in Florence.
December 6, 2018

Christmas in Florence: 2018 events, lights and markets

Christmas in Florence is a magical time of the year when elegant lights illuminate the cobblestone streets, trees take centre stage in city squares and nativity scenes reiterate the essence of the holiday season. This is The Florentine’s guide to Christmas in Florence.

The holiday gift guide for Florence lovers

Stuck on the inspiration front for gifts? Here’s The Florentine’s pick of the presents this holiday season for the Florence lovers in your life.   LEATHER LOVE Treat your loved one to leather this Christmas with a beautiful bucket bag (535 euro) made by the Sabatini brothers at Cuoiofficine. Handcrafted in the finest calfskin, this […]
November 30, 2018

Where to brunch in Florence

Brunch has become a thing in Florence. Breakfast-meets-lunch is a seasonal Sunday affair, starting in the autumn, warming up the winter and seeing us through until spring. From five-star hotels to independent eateries, here’s The Florentine’s guide to brunch in Florence.

Red benches installed against domestic violence

Five red benches have been added to Florence’s parks a few days after the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25.

Firenze 20/30: city’s youth to decide Florence’s future

On December 15, from 2 to 9pm, the Palazzo Vecchio’s Hall of the Five Hundred will become a creativity room for under-30s to outline their vision of how they would like Florence to be in 2030.
November 21, 2018

Starbucks plans to open in Florence

Starbucks has announced plans to open additional coffeeshops in Milan and throughout Italy, including Florence, over the next few years.
November 20, 2018

Flora Commedia at the Uffizi Gallery

The exhibition was kicked off with a fireworks performance on November 18 in piazzale Michelangelo
November 19, 2018

Piazzetta dello Sprone presented

The new piazza will host cultural events, concerts and presentations.
November 16, 2018

Michelangelo restoration exceeds expectations

127 donors from 13 different countries mobilized to help Michelangelo