NEWS

Historic jeweller Cassetti opens watch service centre by the Ponte Vecchio

Historic jeweller Cassetti has upped its customer service by opening a watch service centre by the Ponte Vecchio.

FOOD + WINE

Fluid Specialty Coffee & Sharing: the best way to start the day in the Sant’Ambrogio neighbourhood

Coffee fiends will go wild for Fluid Specialty Coffee & Sharing in borgo La Croce, the innovative coffee shop from Le Piantagioni del Caffè

COMMUNITY

Humanitarian efforts in Florence

Nancy Bailey gives The Florentine an insight into the humanitarian response to refugees in Florence and wider Europe.

THINGS TO DO

Rifugio Digitale: bomb shelter turned into an arts space

The disused WW2 air raid shelter in San Niccolò has recently been repurposed as a digital art exhibition space, Rifugio Digitale.

FOOD + WINE

Italian Wine Crypto Bank: a world first built on blockchains and cryptocurrency

The Italian Wine Crypto Bank was established to capitalize on digital wine collecting as NFTs become an ever-growing presence in the investment sector.

ART + CULTURE

The Fanciullacci brothers’ ceramics factory in Montelupo Fiorentino

The history of Montelupo's ceramics factory and the story of the family that were behind the potter's wheel for over a hundred years.

What's On in Florence

THINGS TO DO

What’s on for Festa di San Giovanni 2022

Florence celebrates its patron saint, San Giovanni Battista (St John the Baptist) on June 24 with fantastic fochi (fireworks).

THINGS TO DO

New summer opening hours at the Accademia Gallery

The Accademia Gallery will be open on Tuesday nights throughout the summer as well as extending its opening hours during the week.

THINGS TO DO

Estate Fiorentina 2022: Tre Passi Avanti

The seasonal programme from June 1 to September 30 promises a fantastic four months of events and activities.

Pride and LGBTQ+

Food + Wine

FOOD + WINE

Italian Wine Crypto Bank: a world first built on blockchains and cryptocurrency

The Italian Wine Crypto Bank was established to capitalize on digital wine collecting as NFTs become an ever-growing presence in the investment sector.

FOOD + WINE

San Gimignano: where to eat

San Gimignano is one of the best-loved towns in Tuscany. Here are some top picks for where to spend your calories in the turreted town.

FOOD + WINE

Red Garter celebrates 60 years

Located on via dei Benci 33 for 6 decades, the longest-running nightclub in Florence marks the occasion with a social media contest.

FOOD + WINE

Environment first: women in food, wine and beer

Producing food in an environmentally conscious way is best for our bodies. Here are four women-led businesses working in food in Tuscany.

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