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THINGS TO DO

What’s on and events in Florence, Italy, including exhibitions, movies, music, travel and more.

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St. James Episcopal Church holds monthly thrift sale

St. James Episcopal Church holds thrift sales every month, featuring anything from household decorations to Moschino bags.

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Exploring Tuscany: off the beaten path

The US Consul General sets out to explore places that are off the beaten path in Tuscany. 

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Saturnia: a weekend for foodies

Saturnia’s natural thermal baths must be visited at least once in a lifetime. Make the most of a foodie weekend in the area.

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Museo Novecento: Tony Cragg exhibition opens

Explore the creative process of the artist Tony Cragg at an exhibition opening at the Museo Novecento.

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Erwin Wurm’s Salsiccia Fat Bus and his Galleria Poggiali show

Austrian artist Erwin Wurm's Salsiccia Fat Bus in piazza Santa Maria Novella is a clever, albeit provocative draw to the main show at nearby Galleria Poggiali.

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Palazzo Strozzi: Olafur Eliasson’s Nel tuo tempo to open

Colour, water and light focused works dialogue with the Renaissance palazzo.

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The art of Henry Moore returns to Florence

50 years after the memorable exhibition at Forte Belvedere, Florence once again displays sculptures by the British artist.

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Sustainability focused fairs

Piazza Santa Croce in Florence fills with the carefully crafted creations by skilled artisans for two fairs this season. The International Ceramics Fair will be held from October 1-2, followed ...

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Arnoboat: see Florence from a new perspective

The newly launched service will take tourists and residents on boat trips across the river Arno.

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Hike and wine in Fiesole on September 25

Now that the summer heat is calming down, it’s high time for a Sunday hike and aperitivo in Fiesole organized by The Florentine and led by licensed guide Jennifer Deckert.

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Restoration Conversations explores ‘Fotografe!’ at Villa Bardini

Online talk exploring women's contributions to the Alinari Archives.

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Exploring Montemurlo: Villa Pazzi al Parugiano and I Vivai al Parugiano

Montemurlo goes international with a romantic country villa for weddings and an industrial chic boutique hotel.

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Bringing the beats: Firenze Jazz Festival

Jazz sounds lend a smooth start to September as Firenze Jazz Festival sends music lovers swaying from September 6 to 10 and 14 to 18.

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Hiking in Italy: the stone from which we came

A hike to Fiesole and climbing Giotto's bell tower reminds a study-abroad student of the human connection with the earth.

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Summer serate at Villa San Michele, A Belmond Hotel

Enjoy pizza by the pool, an evening dedicated to mixology, and an expert-led wine tasting in the panoramic gardens.

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What to do in Florence this August

As chiuso per ferie (closed for holidays) signs pop up all over, we take you through ideas for an estate in style.

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Celebrity facialist Iván Pol comes to Four Seasons Florence

This October, The Spa at Four Seasons Florence brings celebrity facialist Iván Pol and The Beauty Sandwich method to Italy for the first time.

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Sublime summer events at Castello di Casole

Expect cinema, stargazing and blissful nights at this Belmond hotel in the Tuscan countryside

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Men’s vintage shopping in Florence

Sartorial aficionado Ata Çin lets us in on his men's vintage shopping secrets in Florence.

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“Lions, Tigers, and Bears, oh my!” – Cracking Art at Barberino Designer Outlet

Barberino Designer Outlet displays 100 giant colourful animals in an open-air exhibition by Cracking Art, on display from July 12 to September 25.

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Time-travelling in Sant’Angelo in Colle with the Argiano Baroque Music Festival

From July 21 to August 26, four concerts take audiences back to the Baroque.

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Musical encounters: Incontri in Terra di Siena festival

This year's Incontri in Terra di Siena chamber music festival starts with a concert in Florence at Teatro Verdi on July 21.

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Estate Fiorentina 2022: summer event series

The city’s summer programme sees four months of fabulous activities, taking us through from June 1 to September 30, with 15 festivals, 137 projects, 118 widespread events, 3 special projects and 14 summer spaces.

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

Entrances reopen, with free entry for residents of Florence.

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