Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
January 20, 2017

Italy’s bullet train, from Pisa

By 2020 Italy’s trains may undergo a revolution thanks to ground-breaking magnetic levitation technology developed in Pisa.

European Tour Operator Association to hold workshop in Florence

The next edition of HEM, the workshop organized by the European Tour Operator Association, will come to Florence in February 2017.

Il Borro Tuscan Bistro opens in Dubai

Expansion abroad begins with the UAE
January 12, 2017
ART + CULTUREHighlight

Your predictions for the year ahead in Florence

Let’s face facts: 2016 had its ups and downs, though it was mostly plain sailing for Florence. The Innocenti Museum reopened its famous child-welcoming doors with a spectacular space in piazza Santissima Annunziata, the Oltrarno got hipper than ever with bar and restaurant openings galore, and The Florentine launched a bilingual literary magazine (because we’re […]
January 11, 2017

Carving empathy

Linocut work by 12 artists and asylum seekers to be displayed
January 7, 2017

New menu in Florence’s school canteens

More meat, bigger portions and fewer traditional Tuscan dishes: an all-new menu for Florence's school canteens in 2017.

Santa Felicita column to be restored

The Santa Felicita column, located in the piazza of the same name between the Ponte Vecchio and piazza Pitti, will be restored.
January 6, 2017

Zeffirelli film museum and school to open in Florence

The former San Firenze courthouse will be converted into the film museum and school championed by Oscar-nominated Florentine director Franco Zeffirelli.
January 5, 2017

Fashion in Florence exhibition at Palazzo Pitti

Historic photography archive Archivio Foto Locchi extends its treasures with exhibition titled Fashion in Florence through the lens of Archivio Foto Locchi.
January 4, 2017

Innocenti facade restored

The façade of the Istituto degli Innocenti, in piazza Santissima Annunziata, has been restored with eight of the ten "putti" returned to view.