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June 29, 2006

Fear for he Fiorentina: Anxious fans await sports trail verdict

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.
September 8, 2005

Military sports facility to be constructed

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.
May 9, 2019

Summer camps for kids in Florence and Tuscany

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 […]
February 7, 2019

Lunigiana: the land of a thousand castles

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.     […]
January 17, 2019

A chat with the new director of Florence’s French Institute

"I always want to discover Florence’s wealth of heritage"
January 3, 2019

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

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 […]
December 13, 2018

New Year’s Eve 2019 in Florence

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.
December 4, 2018

Diving into Doganaccia and Abetone

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 […]
October 31, 2018

Pet parenthood in Florence

Georgette Jupe-Pradier, of the Girl in Florence blog, shares her favourite shops, groomers, vets and boarding options for dog owners in Florence, Italy.
October 30, 2018

Active adventure vacations in Tuscany

From sea kayaking around the islands to hiking around the Monte Amiata mountains, Tuscany is the perfect playground for active adventurers looking for outdoor vacation experiences.