Search Results for Florence

September 14, 2019

Environmentally friendly homes in Florence

When you were looking for your perfect home in Florence, did you pay much (or any) attention to that sliding scale from “A4” to “G” that declared the energy efficiency of your future four walls? Perhaps you were more taken by the Tuscan countryside and smitten by the sunsets. I don’t blame you for favouring […]
September 11, 2019

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

MUSIC AND ART/ Firenze Suona Contemporanea Until September 24     This festival celebrates the out-of-the-ordinary with a range of experimental events related to contemporary art and music. The 11th edition runs until September 27 with a series of exhibitions, installations and concerts across four locations: Museo Novecento, the Tepidarium in Giardino dell’Orticoltura on via […]
September 10, 2019

Six scents of Florence

Confession time, for context: my senses aren’t exactly the sharpest. Coming from a moderately myopic family, some visual impairment is probably inevitable, but my stubbornness to embrace neither specs nor contacts sets me apart. Nine times out of ten, my (frequently misplaced) glasses are relegated to bottom-of-bag territory, gathering dust alongside ageing receipts and forgotten […]
September 9, 2019

Roundtable sessions in Florence

Having tools to support mental health can be the difference between a vitalizing experience abroad and an overwhelming one. Out of our comfort zones, what tools do we use to navigate? This special series of Roundtable Sessions asks the big questions, offers tools and opens space for discussion.
August 27, 2019

New card introduced for Florence’s civic museums

The aim is to encourage locals to learn about their immense artistic heritage.
August 22, 2019

Polyhedrons pop up in Florence ahead of Leonardo exhibition

Get ready to play “Find the Polyhedron” as geometric shapes are being installed throughout Florence ahead of The Botany of Leonardo. A Vision of Science Bridging Art and Nature exhibition, opening September 13 at the Santa Maria Novella Museum.       Piazza della Signoria, piazza della Stazione, piazza Santa Maria Novella, piazza Bambini di Beslan […]
July 31, 2019

What to do in August in Florence

August can feel like a slow month in Florence with shops closing and everyone hitting the beach. But if you’re around, seek shelter from the heat at some of these cool indoor events or get a kick out of summer in the city with some fun evening dos.     August 1 / There is […]

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

  FOOD/ Mani in pizza at Mercato Centrale 6.30pm – 8.30pm, August 1       Get your hands dirty and join expert pizzaiolo Marco Fierro in this pizza workshop at Florence’s central market. Head up to the pizzeria on the first floor for a cooking show and the chance to taste the authentic Neapolitan […]
July 26, 2019

Ghiaccioli e Branzini during Florence Folks Festival

Marco Dalmasso, aka Ghiaccioli e Branzini, is an unchained spirit, a musical time traveler who’s not afraid to mix the past, the present and possible futures in his colorful world-inspired tracks and DJ sets.     An active member of local cultural association La Scena Muta and part of the artistic direction committee behind BUH […]
July 24, 2019

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

FESTIVAL/ Pon di Lake – Two Days in Reggae From 6pm + 3pm, July 26 + July 27         A two-day reggae, dub and dancehall festival on the banks of Lago Viola, just outside of Florence in the Mugello. The picturesque lake is the perfect spot for the happy tunes, abundant stalls […]