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.
Prato has long lived in its neighbor’s shadow. But the second largest city in Tuscany has recently undergone a modern revival with the opening of new locales. With hip crowds and refreshing venues, the city center of Prato may be this summer’s best-kept secret, and
Summer in Tuscany is more than just sagre and seaside weekends. Here are some highlights across the region. #CASTAGNETO CARDUCCI Bolgheri Melody July 24–August 17 Music and wine meet for the Etruscan Coast’s most noteworthy event of the summer. With a packed program of
The ferry pulls into Giglio Island and everyone rushes over the side to get a photo. This is my third visit, but I cannot resist the urge to join them, so I elbow my way to the front expecting to see eager Americans snapping shots of the picturesque port. Instead,
What's better than enjoying an outdoor music festival in Tuscany?! Tuscany certainly hasn't scaled back when it comes to its summer music festival scene! Across the region, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to the various music festivals. Download The Florentine’
A stone’s throw from the Duomo, piazza SS.Annunziata will shortly become a hub of cinematic entertainment. Throughout July (July 7-31), the open-air cinema will screen a selection of 30 international films. Every evening at 9.30pm movies from Japan, Italy, Great Britain, Brazil, France and
From classical to rock, pop, jazz and blues, and world music, Tuscany offers such an array of music festivals that The Florentine has come up with this handy guide to the sounds of the summer. To keep up with the musical events across the region, check TF Weekly at theflr.
The Florentine is all about you, which is why we asked you to send in your suggestions on how and where to while away those hot and humid summer days. Chilling out in Florence and Tuscany has never been easier! Here are your tips for Florence & Tuscany! FLORENCE
TF has decided to republish the following articles from our online archive to help you enjoy the best of summer in the city and beyond. Back by popular demand, these articles highlight the best places to cool down in the city and environs, where to find a traditional meal alfresco
Embrace the heat of the summer night: kick up your heels in a passionate tango al fresco. Florence abounds with open-air tango events all summer long, and it is not uncommon to catch a improvised milonga under the porticos in piazza Repubblica or at piazzale Michelangelo. If you haven'
Drink a cocktail, head to the country, enjoy a meal, lounge on a beach or poolside... TF style! For our last print issue before summer vacation, The Florentine staff shares their personal picks for enjoying Florence and Tuscany over the summer months. Here you'll find our favorite places
Just beyond Florence are watery oases, places for summer fun that every member of the family can enjoy. For more information on nearby lakes, Tuscan beaches and parks and gardens in Florence, see TF 106 at www.theflorentine.net Outdoor action Summer fun for children and adults Long