Discover Florence

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Manifattura Tabacchi gives guided tours of the Caveau

Explore the archive of the former tobacco factory. 

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Experiences around Florence to gift this Christmas

Gift-giving gets easy with Destination Florence's round-up of unforgettable experiences.

ART + CULTURE

Artex: the bond between artistic crafts and Tuscany 

Artex, Centre for Artistic and Traditional Tuscan Crafts, has endeavoured to protect, develop, innovate and promote since 1987.

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7 reasons to choose an official registered travel professional in Tuscany

Fiavet Toscana travel agents’ association shares guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable vacation.

FOOD + WINE

Ruffino: tours + tastings in the Tuscan hills

Savor an elevated wine experience with Ruffino.

FOOD + WINE

Tuscan Taste: a different wine experience

From craft beer to a wine blending experience, this via Romana store offers something new in central Florence.

FOOD + WINE

Elevating Ruffino through design and quality

Head for the Tuscan hills for the new elevated wine experience near Florence.

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Re-discover Florence by tram

Try one of these free tram tours in English in Florence on May 14 + May 28.

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5 things to do in the Tuscan countryside this spring

Tours, picnics and boating in the Tuscan countryside

FOOD + WINE

Piccola Cucina: where strangers become friends

Expect an intimate culinary experience where strangers quickly become friends over food.

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A Florentine rooftop for special occasions

Organize an unforgettable event on a rooftop with sublime views of Florence.

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3 Medici tours in Florence

Learn more about Florence’s foremost ruling family.

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Nightlife in Florence

Florence is more than just a city of museums and coffee shops. Marbled villas turned into dance floors and hole-in-the-wall bars make for the perfect night out.

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4 cooking classes to try in Florence

Find out how to recreate Florentine and Italian recipes at home.

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Stores, workshops and centres to take you into 2023

Sort out your seasonal supplies with the stores and centres you need to know, with workshops as well to wake up your creativity over winter.

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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.

ART + CULTURE

Restored Salviati Chapel opens for tours

Having completed restoration, the Salviati Chapel is being opened to the public for the first time in decades.

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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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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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Savour the spring with Destination Florence

Surprise someone special with a memorable outing in the city.

ART + CULTURE

Bringing Pinocchio back to Tuscany

Pinocchio’s main message goes far beyond the story of a puppet with a lie-detecting nose. This multilayered text highlights what it means to be Italian, and more specifically, Tuscan.    ...

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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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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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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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