Category: THINGS TO DO

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

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The Valentine’s Day gift guide from The Florentine

Give the gift of something Florentine this Valentine’s Day. Here’s The Florentine’s pick of the crop for the Tuscany lovers in your life. Many ship internationally and have English-friendly online shops.   ...

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Loving ideas this February 14

Florence is unbeatably one of the most romantic cities and Festa degli Innamorati is widely celebrated around town. In addition to stocking up on Baci chocolates, check out some great ...

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5 spa hotels in Florence

There’s never been a better time to have a spa all to yourself. Here are five hotels with wellness facilities in central Florence.     Hotel Palazzo Castri 1874   ...

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2022

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, various initiatives are organized around Florence. The Jewish Community at Firenze Ebraica have put together a full list ...

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Livorno, port of culture

An industrious city with its centuries-old port, Livorno is also a seat of contemporary culture. The Florentine explores the artistic depths of Livorno on behalf of Toscana Promozione Turistica, Tuscany’s ...

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parkrun: it was always about the coffee

It was back in 2004 when a South African living in London named Paul Sinton-Hewitt gave birth to the first parkrun event, with his partner Joanne, three other volunteers and a ...

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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

REMEMBER/ International Holocaust Remembrance Day January 27       On the occasion of the holocaust memorial on January 27, various initiatives are organized around the city, including the projection ...

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Destination Florence in 2022

Destination Florence sets out their programme for the year ahead with themes and suggestions for each month. On their blog and website, you’ll find endless ideas for experiences and adventures ...

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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

COMMUNITY / Thanksgiving with The Florentine 6.30pm, November 25   Come dine with us!     At 6.30pm on November 25, join us at Ruffino’s Poggio Casciano wine estate to ...

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Best events in Florence this January, 2022

FASHION/ Pitti Immagine       The fashion-filled fest at Fortezza da Basso spreads style all over the city with Pitti Immagine Uomo 101 (menswear) and Pitti Immagine Bimbo 94 ...

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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

EXHIBITION/ Anj Smith A Willow Grows Aslant the Brook December 17 to May 1, 2022 12 works by the British artist Anj Smith (Kent, United Kingdom, 1978) will be on ...

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Somewhat strange: nightlife in Florence

Florence has a timeless beauty that echoes throughout the city walls, providing a panoramic backdrop for its flourishing nightlife. Picture this: it’s an autumn evening in piazza Santo Spirito and ...

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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

CONTEMPORARY/ HI WOMAN! The News of the Future December 11 to February 27, 2022   Paola Pivi ‘Have you seen me before’     Twenty-two international artists feature in this ...

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For gentlemen only: Mondial 1908

Gentlemen with a longing to look their best this holiday season need seek no more. Nestled along borgo San Jacopo, a flick of a blade away from the Ponte Vecchio, ...

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Christmas gift guide for Florence lovers

From books to candles, experiences to wine, here’s The Florentine’s pick of the presents this holiday season for the Florence lovers in your life.       Glowing     ...

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Lights, trees and more: Christmas 2021

Christmas in Florence is always a magical time of the year. Here’s the line-up of events organized by the City of Florence in December 2021.     F-Light Festival   ...

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Best events in Florence this December, 2021

EXHIBITION/ Benozzo Gozzoli and the Chapel of the Magi and Il Fiorentino: The Grand Diamond of Tuscany       The Renaissance master and his relationship with Florence is at ...

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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

SOLIDARITY/ International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women November 25       On the occasion of the day dedicated to the condemnation of violence against women, the ...

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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

EXHIBITION/ Monte Verità: Back to Nature November 19 – December 10       Breathe in utopia and dream of a different world. At the dawn of the 20th century, ...

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Your Thursday Forecast: best events in Florence

ART/ Restoration Conversations: The New Woman Behind the Camera 6.30pm, November 16   Tune in for curatorial conversations     From the 1920s to the 1950s, women photographers changed history ...

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Alternative art tour of Pisa

There’s far more to Pisa than the Leaning Tower, the sweeping curve of the River Arno and Galileo Galilei Airport. The Florentine spent a day exploring all things artistic in ...

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Duty and remembrance: Florence American Cemetery

Eight miles south of Florence lies the Florence American Cemetery, memorializing thousands of Americans who fell while liberating Italy during World War II. The Florentine speaks with Superintendent Angel Matos about ...

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Selfie Museum: simply insta-worthy

In a trendy format with international success, a new space where TikTok and Instagram lovers can indulge in a two-hour selfie-taking experience has recently opened its doors in the heart ...

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Best events in Florence this November, 2021

COMMUNITY / Thanksgiving with The Florentine 6.30pm, November 25       At 6.30pm on November 25, join us at Ruffino’s Poggio Casciano wine estate to celebrate the occasion while ...

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