Dana Al Fardan plays Fiesole

First female Qatari composer + songwriter presents multi-sensory concert, Indigo.


Swimming pools in Florence

8 pools for a cooling break this summer in the city


Fiesole aims to become the Italian Capital of Culture 2027

The hilltop town is home to a plethora of cultural experiences.


Local food festivals around Florence

Dive deeper into the traditions of local communities through sagre.

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Food + Wine


Best rooftop bars in Florence

Everyone loves a good rooftop bar, especially when temperatures spiral and we hunt down the faintest of breezes and the most fabulous of drinks. Here’s our round-up in Florence.  Stylish ...


Cocktails with a view at Villa San Michele

Indulge in the finest drinks in the finest surroundings at this Belmond property near Florence.


Ottone: Italian cooking in the neighbourhood

A word of advice to restaurant goers: head outside the city centre and into the residential neighbourhoods for some quality nosh. Ottone is just around the corner from piazza Beccaria ...


Segno by Empireo: making a mark

An evening at the Plaza Lucchesi is always a reason to glam up. Whether it’s up on the phenomenal rooftop, aka Empireo, with extraordinary views of the cityscape during the ...

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The British Institute of Florence Recruitment Day for English Teachers in Tuscany

The British Institute of Florence is hiring English Teachers for the new academic year 2024.25. When: 18th September 2024 Where: Viale Mazzini n.10, Firenze Time: drop in between 10.30 and ...

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English speaking sales assistant

We are looking for an English speaking sales assistant for a beautiful interior decor shop in the heart of Florence’s piazza Santa Croce. Your aim will be to costantly provide a great customer serv...

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Outdoor Educator near Lucca

We are looking for an English mother tongue educator to cover a maternity leave in our Forest School & Kindergarten on the Lucca hills. The period is from October 2024-June 2025, with the opportu...

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Customer Service figure

Since 1917 The British Institute of Florence has been the reference in Florence for English courses for children, teens and adults. For staff expansion we are looking for a Customer ...

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B&B weekend position

Looking for a person to help in my b&bs during the weekends (FRI-SAT-SUN, sometimes THU or MON) Few tasks, include: organizing, administration, serving breakfasts, welcoming guests, etc. English...

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Italian/ English Translations-Revisions

Highly trained bilingual professional translator, research and editor in Science, Literature and the Arts now available for revision, editing and translation, where necessary, of Italian and ESL (Engl...

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Seeking Accounting and HR Assistant

FSU IPI is seeking an Accounting and HR assistant, to start as soon as possible. Responsibilities include: daily accounting and bookkeeping tasks, updating expense files and financial records in Ex...

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Marble workshop in Florence

Discover the secrets of the Florentine masters through hands-on workshops in an historic marble studio in the center of Florence. Work with authentic materials such as marble, mosaic, lapis lazuli an...