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    THINGS TO DO

    Swimming pools in Florence

    8 pools for a cooling break this summer in the city

    NEWS

    Fiesole aims to become the Italian Capital of Culture 2027

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

    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 ...

    NEWS

    Vasari Corridor to reopen by the end of the year

    New Uffizi director Simone Verde explains his plans for the museum.

    ART + CULTURE

    Revelations exhibition at Museo Sant’Orsola

    Juliette Minchin and Marta Roberti display impactful art in the former city-centre convent.

    THINGS TO DO

    Indie Unconference Europe 2024 to be held in Florence

    Held from October 2 to 5, the event helps authors find their way in the world of independent publishing.

    ART + CULTURE

    Jacopo di Cione’s Madonna della Neve altarpiece restored

    Friends of Florence fund restoration and relocation of Renaissance work.

    ART + CULTURE

    Three restoration projects supported by Friends of Florence reopen to the public

    Donatello’s Judith and Holofernes in Palazzo Vecchio, the Brancacci Chapel and Oratory of St. Sebastian in Church of the Santissima Annunziata

    NEWS

    Tuscany encourages a move to the mountains

    Residenzialità in Montagna 2024 is the public funding aimed at encouraging people to move to Tuscany’s mountains.

    NEWS

    Sara Funaro becomes first woman mayor of Florence

    The Democratic Party candidate won just over 60% of the vote in the runoff.

    ART + CULTURE

    Palazzo Tornabuoni unveils new exhibition on the Baptistery doors

    The private residence club in central Florence teams up with Galleria Frilli to host the insightful show.

    NEWS

    New public gardens open along viale Michelangelo

    Former Michelangelo campsite becomes summer events space.

    ART + CULTURE

    Islamic and Maiolica rooms at the Bargello Museum reopen with new layouts

    The extensive work carried out is finally unveiled to the public.

    NEWS

    A useful guide to the June 2024 elections in Florence

    Advice on how to vote and a guide of the mayoral candidates

    ART + CULTURE

    Donatello’s Judith and Holofernes returns to Palazzo Vecchio

    The ten-month restoration campaign was sponsored by US non-profit Friends of Florence.

    THINGS TO DO

    Estate Fiorentina 2024: the summer sees Florence filled with festivals

    From circus to jazz to film screenings, there will be something for every taste this summer.

    THINGS TO DO

    Culture in the hills: The Season at Villa La Pietra

    Musicians, actors, dancers and university alumni take the stage at the picturesque NYU campus.

    COMMUNITY

    Cycling clubs in Florence and Tuscany

    Cycling clubs surrounding Florence welcome new members who give the sport a social side.

    COMMUNITY

    How to keep your bike safe in Florence

    It is the season for cycling, but some sound advice helps keep your bike safe year-round.

    THINGS TO DO

    Tour de France 2024: The Grand Départ in Florence

    The world’s most prestigious cycling race will include an institutional start in piazza della Signoria.

    COMMUNITY

    Manifattura Tabacchi presents Zenit, its third residential project

    34 residential units planned for the two wings of the entrance building.

    THINGS TO DO

    Manifattura Tabacchi gives guided tours of the Caveau

    Explore the archive of the former tobacco factory. 

    THINGS TO DO

    Michelin Key hotels in Florence + Tuscany

    The Michelin Guide has published new distinctions for the best hotels in Italy.

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