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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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Summer spots in Florence 2022

Our list of the most happening places in Florence this summer, to grab a drink or a bite to eat whilst enjoying the great outdoors.

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In their shoes: The Rangoni sisters

Valentina and Carolina Rangoni are the third generation of the Florence-based shoe company that was founded by their grandfather in 1934.

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Best riverside summer hangouts in Florence

Head for the Arno this summer as the city's riversides explode with late-night entertainment, quality bars and great places to mingle.

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Estate Fiorentina 2022: Tre Passi Avanti

The seasonal programme from June 1 to September 30 promises a fantastic four months of events and activities.

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Peter Broderick performs in the Chiostro del Carmine on June 7

The American (Irish by adoption) multi-instrumentalist and neo-folk singer plays as part of Secret Florence, organized by Musicus Concentus.

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Former Ariston cinema homes HZERO model railway museum

The recently launched museum orients around its giant centerpiece, a 280-square metre-railway model that’s one of the largest in Europe.

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Farms for family fun not far from Florence

Relax at these farms not far from the city, which offers plenty of fun activities for the whole family

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Celebrate Fourth of July and join the Sotto Le Stelle talks with The Florentine and Ruffino

This June, we’re joining forces with Ruffino Wines for four stellar conversations every Wednesday at 7pm on the Poggio Casciano wine estate.

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Jazz performer Phelan Burgoyne at The British Institute

The Suffolk-born jazz performer has been touring with his new trio, with their final show taking place at The British Institute at 7.30pm on Thursday May 26.

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Skirt Club Florence to open for bi-curious, bisexual and heteroflexible women

Bi-curious, bisexual and heteroflexible women have a new home in Florence as the international Skirt Club comes to the city.

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Let’s Get Digital! art exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi

Palazzo Strozzi's Let’s Get Digital! exhibition is one of the first and most significant shows in Italy to focus on digital art.

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Opera and Florence merge in MaggioMusicArt

The four cultural experiences offered by Destination Florence and Teatro del Maggio consist of exclusive occasions of opera coupled with themed itineraries.

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5 nightlife spots in Florence

Whether it’s a drag show, live music or late-night karaoke, check out these 5 nightlife spots for a fun night out in Florence.

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Antonio Canova: The Peace of Kiev – Art wins over war

The work will be on show in Palazzo Vecchio's Sala Leone X from May 11 to September 18.

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Garden events at Belmond Villa San Michele

The Italian garden is the setting for a series of high calibre events this season for a blissful experience just a short distance from Florence.

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David 140 marks anniversary of Michelangelo’s masterpiece at the Accademia Gallery

To mark 140 years of David's presence in the hallowed halls of the Accademia Gallery, Director Cecilie Hollberg has put in action a fascinating programme.

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From the Heart to the Hills: An art trek from the turn of the century to today

From the Heart to the Hills trek celebrates early 20th-century literature and modern-day book art from a female perspective on May 8.

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A garden party with dinner and concert to benefit Ukrainian refugees in Lucca

On May 14, a fundraising dinner will be held at the International School of Italian Cuisine in Lucca to support Ukrainian refugees.

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Garden With A View: a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow

Garden with a View, off viale Michelangiolo, is an art park that's the life’s work of Alice Esclapon de Villeneuve.

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La SPA Helvetia & Bristol: soak in the history

The history alone would make La SPA Helvetia & Bristol an exceptional wellness retreat in the historical heart of Florence, but the contemporary touches raise the experience to sublimity.

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Gallery Hotel Art reopens with Alan Gelati’s Light and Shadows photography show

The newly reopened Gallery Hotel Art hosts photographer Alan Gelati’s My Lights & Shadows collection, which is being presented for the first time in Italy.

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Childcare in Florence

Here's our round-up of babysitting and childcare services in the city.

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Savour the spring with Destination Florence

Surprise someone special with a memorable outing in the city.

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Easter in Florence, 2022

Celebrations in the city for the chocolate-filled occasion.

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