An Anglo-Russian third culture kid, Maria Rees was brought up in Fiesole and finally gave into the urge to come back to Italy after completing a degree in music at Bristol University. A true "Fiorentina" at heart, while attempting to carve a career in journalism, she is making up for lost time starting with the local "pasticcerie".
Prior to any student’s departure on his or her first solo trip abroad, common offhanded reminders may include not to get homesick, to brace oneself for culture shock or to ...
Featuring multimedia visuals, trolley installations and posters of memorable products, this immersive exhibition celebrates 60 years of Esselunga through a social flashback of changing Italian fashion, foods and commercials.
The restoration of Michelangelo's tomb at Santa Croce was financed by over 100 donors from 12 countries, 80 per cent of them U.S. citizens.
Irish sculptor Paddy Campbell and Tuscan painter Simona Dolci have paired up for an exhibition in Pietrasanta exploring the important moments of human life. Campbell’s bronzes and Dolci’s paintings ...
With the announcement of piazza delle Cure’s redevelopment, I’ve been sorting through my memories as a former resident of Florence’s northern district. Unknown to tourists unwilling to venture past piazza ...
The Uffizi Live performing arts festival is doubling its summer entertainment offering for 2018, adding Wednesday night events to a busy schedule.
Access was previously restricted, available only during designated tours and events
The cause has earned the support of Mayor Dario Nardella
Farms will be created for producing wine and olive oil and sponsoring cultural activities in the area.
The first four metal detectors have already been stationed at the entrance to Florence Cathedral and will enter into force today.
Rooms focus on 17th-century highlights; "Medusa" now the centrepiece
From February 16, ticket barriers and checks will enter into operation at Florence’s main Santa Maria Novella train station.
A glass reproduction of Nelson Mandela’s former prison cell, titled Mandela Memorial, has been unveiled outside Florence’s Mandela Forum.
There will be six performances and a public discussion to better understand Anna Maria Luisa.
Despite record revenue, Italy's museums are still far behind the Louvre in profitability.
Monumental painting depicts a 17th-century Carnival procession
Here is our guide to some of the tastiest international restaurants in Florence, Italy right now. Just don’t tell "nonna"…
"Il Settecento: Una Selezione" highlights Uffizi Galleries' 18th century collections
Ever since the merchant Francesco Carletti introduced cocoa to the Medici court in 1606, Florence has boasted a long history of artisan chocolate making. Ahead of the 14th edition of ...
From February 1, the Odeon Firenze Cinehall in piazza Strozzi will be solely powered using clean energy, making it the first cinema of its kind in Italy.
Florence’s role in the Shoah, with its implementation of anti-Semitic laws and deportation of Italian Jews under the Fascist regime, is a bleak chapter of the city’s history. This week, ...
From March 1, 2018, tickets to the Uffizi Galleries will include free entry to Florence's National Museum of Archaeology.
Florence has been selected to host the Serie A Basketball League Cup, known as the Final Eight, at the Nelson Mandela Forum in February.