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May 25, 2017
events-articles

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

REMEMBER/US Memorial Day May 29, 11am Via Cassia S.N., Tavarnuzze, Impruneta Ever stepped on United States soil in Italy? Florence’s American Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 29, an apt occasion for first-time visitors to experience the burial grounds. The 70 acre site holds the headstones of 4,401 military dead—most fell […]
May 23, 2017
NEWS

Florence stands with Manchester

The city of Florence stands with the British city of Manchester following the terror attack at the Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017.
May 18, 2017
events-articles

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

CRAFTS/Artigianato e Palazzo May 18-21 Giardino Corsini, via della Scala 115, Florence Set in the lush Corsini Gardens—rarely open to the public—the artisan showcase and marketplace Artigianato e Palazzo is a springtime fixture on the local calendar, bringing together around 80 exhibitors. The 2017 theme is “Fiori d’Arancio” and this edition will have a special […]
May 11, 2017
TRAVEL

Destination Florence

  Firenze Convention and Visitors Bureau is preparing to launch the new Destination Florence project, in partnership with the City of Florence, shaping a future model for the governance and sustenance of tourism in Florence, an undertaking that has the potential to become a benchmark in Italy.   Destination Florence will track tourism flows, expand, […]
NEWS

Dalai Lama to visit Florence

On September 19, 2017, His Holiness The Dalai Lama will return to the Tuscan capital
events-articles

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

FIT/Deejay Ten May 14, 10am Starting line: lungarno Zecca Vecchia, Florence Deejay Ten is designed to put your standard workout playlists to shame. More of a casual runners’ party than a serious competition, the footrace has 5K and 10K options that both take place to the beats of big hits. Dance your way through downtown: […]
May 9, 2017
LIFESTYLE

Ayurveda in Florence

There’s a sanctuary of serenity in Florence that observes the ancient tradition of Ayurveda, one of the oldest holistic visions of health and wellness in today’s busy world. Tucked away in the quietude of an inner courtyard of the Oltrarno, this ayurvedic centre par excellence awaits all for stress-relieving and tiredness-defeating massages, as well as […]
LIFESTYLE

The Innocents of Florence

The Florentine’s resident filmmaker David Battistella is close to finishing his latest film and most ambitious project to date. “The Innocents of Florence” looks at when art restorers in Florence began work on a 600-year-old painting and the journey they led to uncover the story of the city’s abandoned children and the women who saved […]
LIFESTYLE

The voice of 22nd-century Florence

Art is often about taking your own history and roots and weaving them a unique vision, a personal path towards the truest form of self-expression. Italo-Australian soprano Olivia Salvadori was born in the very birthplace of opera: Florence. Although classically trained, Salvadori was able to transform her passion into something innovative and personal, using her […]
May 5, 2017
TRAVEL

Your complete guide to museums in Florence

We phoned them all so you don’t have to. This spring, have a Stendhal Syndrome moment (or a few) with this complete guide to museums and monuments in Florence. It’s time to get cultural, ragazzi.    ACCADEMIA GALLERY Home to the David as well as other great works by Michelangelo. Via Ricasoli 60 – Tel. 055 2388609/ Bookings: […]