COMMUNITY

How to manage mosquitoes this summer: a witty take on the biters

Here are 7 ways to keep mosquitoes at bay this summer in Florence.

FOOD + WINE

Talking gelato with Vetulio Bondi

We are always in search of the best gelato, so we asked master gelatiere Vetulio Bondi what we should be looking for.

NEWS

Solidarity project in San Frediano fosters job skills for those with autism

'In frigo veritas' teaches the trade of magnet making.

THINGS TO DO

Boboli Gardens reopens Porta Romana and Forte Belvedere entrances from July 5

Entrances reopen, with free entry for residents of Florence.

COMMUNITY

Love, spritz and gelato: Editor’s letter

Summer in Florence is an intoxicating mix of sweat, fun and gelato as we spend nights on the riverbanks and sipping spritzes.

THINGS TO DO

Eleonora Gentile Luxury Hair Spa: a treat for your locks

Expect affordable luxury and a refreshing experience at Eleonora Gentile Luxury Hair Spa in via della Pergola.

What's On in Florence

THINGS TO DO

Towers and fortresses reopen for the season

Make the mot of the chance to visit some of the city's dramatic defensive structures this summer.

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

Best riverside summer hangouts in Florence

Head for the Arno this summer as the city's riversides explode with late-night entertainment, quality bars and great places to mingle.

Pride and LGBTQ+

Food + Wine

FOOD + WINE

The Student Hotel Firenze reopens renovated Rooftop Pool & Bar

Cue the new signature cocktails from bar manager Palmira Bertuca and local tapas by chef Gianluca Esposito

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

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

Top San Gimignano wineries to visit

Often described as a red in white clothing, Vernaccia di San Gimignano is anything but a straightforward wine.

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