Author: Editorial Staff

The Florentine editorial staff
January 16, 2021

Civic museums reopen in Florence

Palazzo Vecchio and the Torre di Arnolfo, Museo Novecento, Museo Bardini, Brancacci Chapel and Santa Maria Novella Museum all to reopen.
January 15, 2021

Accademia Gallery set to reopen February 13

The Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence is carrying out extensive works during these months of closure.
January 12, 2021

Florence Airport to close for maintenance

No flights will be able to land in Florence during this period. Plane companies have been notified and are in the process of cancelling or rerouting flights.

Information for UK nationals in Italy

The following information for UK nationals in Italy was issued by the British Embassy in Rome. You can read newsletters here.     The Withdrawal Agreement and the end of the Transition Period If you are a UK national living in Italy and were lawfully living here before December 31, 2020, your lifelong rights are […]
January 11, 2021

Bistecca alla Fiorentina safeguarded

Following in the footsteps of cacciucco, the fish stew from Livorno, Bistecca alla Fiorentina steak and the Pomodoro Borsa di Montone tomato have been added to the list of traditional agri-food products (PAT) of Tuscany. The number now declared as products of Tuscan tradition amounts to 463.         The famous Bistecca alla […]
January 5, 2021

Florence finances sustainable tourism projects

The international projects include a new quarterly magazine to promote Florence as a conference destination by Firenze Convention Bureau and The Florentine.

Michelangelo’s David reconstructed for Expo 2020 Dubai

The David's "twin" has been conceived with a complex digitalization process.
January 4, 2021

Palazzo Vecchio Hall of Maps to be restored for the first time

The restoration will begin in the spring and will take a year to complete.
December 29, 2020

How to make a festive cheeseboard | TF Together

  Cheese specialist Kristine Jannuzzi (@nyccheesechick) reveals the secrets of making a festive cheeseboard that wows, including pairings and accompaniments.   Find the full TF Together line-up here. 
December 28, 2020

Best reads of 2020

We celebrate closing the door on 2020 by summing up the most popular articles read this year in The Florentine. From pandemic-centric pieces to interviews, cocktails and the spas of Tuscany, 2020 has been more eclectic than we initially thought.         Best reads of 2020: Your favourite articles in The Florentine   […]