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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

The British Institute of Florence welcomes Jazz musician Stefano Maurizi

The exciting offering of events at The British Institute is enriched further by Jazz musician Stefano Maurizi.

NEWS

Nursing internships for international students launched at Careggi University Hospital

The internship program will see international students immerse themselves in the professional environment.

THINGS TO DO

Black History Month Florence 2024

Black History Month begins in Florence, with a broad range of cultural and educational events throughout February.

ART + CULTURE

Depository of the Florentine civic museums opens to the public

The Santa Maria Novella complex will become home to over 4,500 works normally hidden from public view.

NEWS

Tuscany primed to attract foreign direct investment

The European House – Ambrosetti Report 2024 shows GDP growth and more women in employment in Tuscany.

ART + CULTURE

Keil Space: exploring Sam Keil and da Vinci connections

Renaissance art historian finds points of contact between Leonardo da Vinci and the Advanced Arts of Sam Keil.

FOOD + WINE

Forchettiere Awards 2024: The best restaurants in Florence and Tuscany

Best Florentine street food won by a vegan panini eatery

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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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