Florence news

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New public gardens open along viale Michelangelo

Former Michelangelo campsite becomes summer events space.

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A useful guide to the June 2024 elections in Florence

Advice on how to vote and a guide of the mayoral candidates

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Making Florence a better place

Fiavet, the Association of Travel Agents, looks into how to make Florence a better place through actionable solutions.

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New Enjoy Respect Firenze campaign encourages sustainable tourism

The campaign aims to educate visitors for more sustainable and informed tourism in Florence.

COMMUNITY

Manifattura Tabacchi presents Zenit, its third residential project

34 residential units planned for the two wings of the entrance building.

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Incentive scheme introduced to encourage cycling in Florence

“Pedala, Firenze ti premia” rewards bike commuters.

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The state of the “edicola” in Italy

The Palazzo Vecchio announces a plan to save traditional newsstands.

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The “green shield” and the impact on driving in Florence 

Plus information on city parking, temporary passes and a reminder about fines

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Antinori partly finances Ponte Vecchio restoration

Work to begin in the autumn and continue until 2026.

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Polimoda previews fashion research centre at Manifattura Tabacchi

AN/ARCHIVE EVENT ONE offers a contemplative journey through interpretations of the body in fashion.

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Top trends in Florence 2024: resident-centric urban initiatives

Expect robotic surveillance dogs, wearable medical devices and greener spaces.

THINGS TO DO

The year ahead in Florence: a preview

From the Tour de France to the centenary of the University of Florence, here's your guide to 2024.

ART + CULTURE

Giunti Odeon opens tomorrow

The historic cinema expands its role as a cultural hub with a bookshop and events.

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Storm Ciarán causes flooding in Tuscany

Damage in Prato, Campi Bisenzio, Vinci, Pontedera and the Mugello

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Israel-Palestine peace rallies in Florence

Addressing the Israel-Hamas War in Tuscany

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US foundation donates one million to complete the new-look Vasari Corridor

Nevada-based Edwin L. Wiegand Foundation is funding the final setup, which is expected to reopen in May 2024.

THINGS TO DO

Portrait Milano: Florentine hospitality group converts a former seminary

Countless Tuscan artisans were called upon to create Portrait Milano.

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New Airbnbs outlawed in central Florence

Florence city council takes matters into its own hands.

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PwC opens English-friendly desk in Florence

The office provides full legal services to Tuscany's international community.

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Homelessness in Florence

Caritas explains the causes behind the rise in homelessness in Florence.

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Florence and Firenze: a tale of two cities

Florentines operate mostly in Firenze, whilst Florence is the domain of tourists.

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