Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
March 1, 2019

Free admission to state museums returns

The campaign, #ioVadoAlMuseo, is set to start in March.
February 27, 2019

Queen of fennel: Finocchiona IGP

This softly scented pink salami dates to the Middle Ages when Tuscany’s butchers decided to add fennel seeds, prevalent in the fields and meadows, as an alternative to more costly pepper.     Finocchiona became the apple of the eye at noble banquets and lowly taverns over the centuries. It’s said that Niccolò Machiavelli was […]
February 22, 2019

Florence Teen

The project encourages a ‘positive’ and responsible use of the internet and social networks.

Venturino Venturi at Museo degli Innocenti

Some works in the exhibition will also be on display at the Opera del Duomo Museum.
February 19, 2019

Kiki Smith at Palazzo Pitti

Kiki Smith's "What I Saw on the Road" is an insightful exhibition that will run until June 2 in the Uffizi's Andito degli Angiolini.
February 18, 2019

New Sacristy renovations completed

The renovations included a dedicated revamp of the space's lighting system.

Vasari Corridor to reopen in 2021: video

  In 2021, the Vasari Corridor is expected to reopen to the public. Long closed to groups and only opened for private tours, the Corridor will soon fulfill its original role as a passageway between the Uffizi Gallery and the Palazzo Pitti.   The Vasari Corridor will be restored to its original appearance, offering a […]

Vasari Corridor to reopen in 2021

Renovations to the corridor include installing emergency exits, refurbished flooring and new decorations.
February 12, 2019

Tramline opens between city centre and Florence airport

On February 11, Florence’s second tram service opened between piazza dell’Unità, near Santa Maria Novella station, and the city’s airport.
February 11, 2019

Antony Gormley at the Uffizi

Two sculptures by Antony Gormley have taken up temporary residence in the Uffizi ahead of the forthcoming "Being Human" exhibition.