As the nation gathers around maxi-screens in piazzas and parks all over the country, local soccer fans continue to wait with baited breath even after the national matches are over. While Italy is out rooting for the national Blue team, Florentines are busy worrying about their own local colour.
Florence city government has approved a 1.8 million euro project for the construction of a new military sports facility in the Coverciano neighbourhood of Florence. The complex will include two tennis courts, a football field, and a structure for dressing rooms and other services.
As the school year winds down, what better way to spend the holidays than at summer camp, where kids can explore their potential with a variety of English activities? For budding Botticellis Boasting culturally enriching tours and workshops in some of Italy’s most picturesque cities, Arte al Sole is perfect for families […]
Explore an authentic land at leisure: this is the recommended approach to admire the abundant riches that the Lunigiana has to offer. The northernmost patch in Tuscany, the area borders with Liguria and encompasses valleys made verdant by the Magra River, which stretch out at the foot of the Tosco-Emilian Apennines and Apuan Alps. […]
EPIPHANY/Cavalcata dei Magi From 2pm, January 6 Piazza Pitti to piazza Duomo, Florence Florence’s festive season is winding down, and the ceremonial closing act comes on January 6, the Feast Day of the Epiphany. A lavish procession, the Cavalcata dei Magi re-enacts the story of the Three Wise Men’s star-led journey to the newborn […]
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.
Tuscany is a veritable winter wonderland during the colder months. The Christmas lights, the nativity scenes dotting the region’s myriad medieval villages, the snow-capped mountains calling sports lovers to take up their skis, snowboards and snowshoes for a weekend getaway on the slopes. If (or when) the snow melts, you might be left wondering where […]