Summer

Seeking summer events? Have a read here for those as well as tips for coping with the heat and how best to spend summer in Florence. From summer hangouts to camps and music festivals, discover how to savour summer in the city. Take a peak at seasonal looks to help you beat the heat and save our line-ups of summer spots that only open for these hot months.

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Swimming pools in Florence

8 pools for a cooling break this summer in the city

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Outdoor cinema in Florence

Take your pick of the stellar selection of films under the stars.

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Outdoor summer hangouts in Florence

Summer’s here, and there’s no shortage of outdoor hangouts in Florence to soak up the season. Manifattura Tabacchi turns into a cultural hub every Thursday evening through July 25. Expect ...

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5 tips for balance in the summer heat

From staying hydrated to eating light meals, here's how to survive the summer.

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Estate Fiorentina 2024: the summer sees Florence filled with festivals

From circus to jazz to film screenings, there will be something for every taste this summer.

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Culture in the hills: The Season at Villa La Pietra

Musicians, actors, dancers and university alumni take the stage at the picturesque NYU campus.

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Baroque + Brunello, taste the perfect pairing at the Argiano Baroque Music Festival

From August 18 to 27, four concerts offer an indulgent experience in the Sienese countryside.

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Summer series at Manifattura Tabacchi

Keep up with the ongoings at Manifattura Tabacchi this summer.

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6 summer spots in Tuscany

From beaches to mountains, here are our editors' suggestions for summering in Tuscany.

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Summer visions: a visual summary

Summer loving, ping pong and fritto misto: what's not to love about the long Italian summer.

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Palazzo Strozzi: Yan Pei-Ming’s “Painting Histories”

French-Chinese artist Yan Pei-Ming displays his personal and historical vision in a monographic show in Florence.

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Summer in Fiesole: culture and more

From daytime hikes to nighttime concerts, a packed summer of experiences awaits in the hillside town of Fiesole.

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“Il Quarto Uomo”: Coming full circle in Fiesole

The backstory of Hershey Felder's new piece of musical opera theatre, which will be staged in Fiesole on July 25.

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4 fun ways to spend summer

Ideas on how to make the most of these long summer months.

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Nico Vascellari at Forte Belvedere

Monographic show, MELMA, challenges the status quo.

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Summer hotspots in Florence

From riversides to parks, here are some of Florence's hotspots for Summer 2023.

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Estate Fiorentina 2023: Summer festivals in Florence

From jazz in the Oltrarno to culture on the rooftops, summer in Florence has never been more vibrant.

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Summer essentials from Tuscany

From sunscreen to sleek reads, update your summer look with these Tuscan-made items.

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Estate Fiorentina 2023: a summer full of events

Estate Fiorentina is back from June 2 to September 21.

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Villa Vittoria Firenze reopens for a summer of fun

Street food, style and something every night

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The Season 2023 at Villa La Pietra

Embrace art, history, literature and music at New York University Florence this spring and summer.

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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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Castello di Casole: greener luxury and stellar summer events

The Belmond hotel in the Tuscan countryside provides sustainable and stylish experiences in a historic setting.

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5 things to do in the Tuscan countryside this spring

Tours, picnics and boating in the Tuscan countryside

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