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Find out the latest news from Florence, Italy, with a particular focus on all the cultural ongoings in the Renaissance capital. We take you through art, food and wine, latest openings, changes to the city’s contemporary landscape, and updates on Covid-19 as well as everything else you need to know.

ART + CULTURE

Boboli Gardens: 50 million euro to futureproof the Medici parkland

The royal park will receive 50 million euro for restoration and new amenities.

FOOD + WINE

Best Pizza in Tuscany

Tuscany now boasts six of the best pizza restaurants in Italy, according to food guide 50 Top Pizza.

FOOD + WINE

Premier kitchen company Officine Gullo opens events space in Florence

Take a private tour of the masterpieces of Ognissanti Church before savouring dinner and drinks in the striking renovation of a 14th-century chapel.

ART + CULTURE

Florence Baptistery restoration continues

This autumn, visitors will be able to see the mosaic dome up close due to restoration scaffolding.

THINGS TO DO

Sublime summer events at Castello di Casole

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

NEWS

Ethical luxury footwear brand ADAR crowdfunds vegan Italian-made sneaker

New Italian ethical footwear brand ADAR launched its debut vegan and sustainable sneaker on Kickstarter on July 5. Founded by Florence-based fashion designer Willy Anne Wijnja and Zurich-based entrepreneur Luca ...

NEWS

Life sciences in Tuscany: a brighter future for healthcare

Tuscany is a home to life sciences, which generate 8.8 billion euro in turnover.

NEWS

Florentine steak now available as an NFT

The Florentine steak+Tuscan wine NFT is available to buy until August 10, 2022

ART + CULTURE

Italian Language Museum launches with a temporary exhibition

The Museo Nazionale dell'Italiano - MUNDI (National museum of Italian) inaugurates its first rooms from July 7.

Featured news

NEWS

Life sciences in Tuscany: a brighter future for healthcare

Tuscany is a home to life sciences, which generate 8.8 billion euro in turnover.

COMMUNITY

Cassandra Kane: recycling leather

New Yorker Cassandra Kane has opened Zer0lab in Scandicci in the heart of the leather accessories industrial area on the fringe of Florence.

NEWS

Palazzo degli Affari reopens

The venue for congresses, conferences, conventions and more inaugurates redeveloped space.

NEWS

10 ways to save on water this summer

Now that the summer is here, the time has come to preserve our water supplies.

FOOD + WINE

Italian Wine Crypto Bank: a world first built on blockchains and cryptocurrency

The Italian Wine Crypto Bank was established to capitalize on digital wine collecting as NFTs become an ever-growing presence in the investment sector.

NEWS

Coworking space for sustainable leather designers opens in Scandicci

On the fringes of Florence, Zer0lab is the first co-working space for sustainable and circular fashion.

COMMUNITY

Agricultural-Solar Park: new resources for energy conversion in Italy

Enhance the production of renewable energy by supporting the installation of photo-voltaic systems for businesses in the agricultural, zoo-technical and agro-industrial sectors.

Keep up-to-date with the latest from Florence, with news on latest openings, recent renovations, interesting new additions to the city, and all the info you need to know about life in the city.

Whether it’s how to deal with the heat, why you need to update your driving license, or the lowdown on the latest big event, our news section will have it, keeping you on top of current issues with a particular focus on the cultural scene. Come here to check out information on updated opening hours at museums, a run-down on Florence’s response to crises, what’s new in the art world, celeb spottings in the city, who’s doing what to further the LGBTQIA+ cause, and tips and tricks on how to make the most of life in Florence.

What’s going on in the community is covered with articles looking at creative new coworking spaces, how tourism is going, what rules are in place in response to COVID 19, and relevant topics like humanitarian efforts in Florence and guides to enjoying each season as it comes.

Curated to keep up with what’s going on right now, our news section makes sure relevant topics are easily findable, with subjects like sustainability and business given space and plenty on Tuscany too if you’re looking for news a little further from Florence.

Stay in touch with the latest in local living with plenty on the newest food-world happenings and wine news, keeping you in the know about all the latest ongoings.

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