Italy’s Green Pass system will come into effect on August 6, requiring the EU Digital Covid Certificate to be shown to access certain non-essential services, such as eating indoors and on entry to events, pools, theatres, museums and cinemas. It will not be required on public transport or flights within Italy. Food and drinks may […]
The Church of San Miniato al Monte, the Church of San Salvatore al Monte, the monumental ramps designed by Giuseppe Poggi, piazzale Michelangelo, the Rose and Iris Gardens have all become UNESCO World Heritage sites. The extension of the historic centre was ratified today by UNESCO during the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee […]
Earthly lovers of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte and supporters of American non-profit organization Friends of Florence gathered in the hilltop place of worship this morning to behold a miraculous restoration. The Chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal, a milestone in the development of Florentine Renaissance art, was reopened today […]
A technicality is preventing countless foreigners in Tuscany from securing a Covid-19 vaccine. Despite the presence of the “Non iscritti SSN” (persons unregistered with the national health service) category on the Tuscany Region’s vaccine booking website, the system requires entry of a “codice numerico” that is proving impossible to obtain. […]
Italy’s Green Pass system will come into effect on August 6, requiring the EU Digital Covid certificate to be shown to access certain non-essential services, such as eating inside in restaurants and on entry to outdoor events, wellness centres, pools, gyms, theatres, museums and cinemas. (A quick coffee at the bar counter will be allowed […]
The restoration of a sculptural group at piazzale Michelangelo including the bronze copy of Michelangelo's David has begun, commissioned by the Municipality of Florence with the support of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.
The renowned Italian tenor speaks with The Florentine about the Andrea Bocelli Foundation’s ten year anniversary and their education-focused projects. Read more about the Andrea Bocelli Foundation here, and watch our interview with ABF’s president, Laura Biancalani.