wellness

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Nine Vita + Nine Bistro: eclectic + exemplary wellbeing

Expect leading beauty treatments and lovely meals at this up-and-coming cultural hub.

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Autumn indulgence at Castello di Casole

This Belmond hotel in Tuscany organizes nature-inspired workshops, spa treatments, and wine + truffle events this fall.

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Introducing Nine Vita, Club Nine + Nine Bistro

Hotel Number Nine and Daisy's Firenze launch a series of new initiatives made specifically for the residents and guests of Florence. 

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Wellness in Florence

Embrace the winter with exercises that will make you and your body happy. Here are some of our favourite surroundings for yoga, Pilates and more in central Florence.

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Sunday Riley: the woman behind the beauty brand

Entrepreneur Sunday Riley discusses skincare, Florence and the power of intuition.

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Celebrity facialist Iván Pol comes to Four Seasons Florence

This October, The Spa at Four Seasons Florence brings celebrity facialist Iván Pol and The Beauty Sandwich method to Italy for the first time.

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Eleonora Gentile Luxury Hair Spa: a treat for your locks

Expect affordable luxury and a refreshing experience at Eleonora Gentile Luxury Hair Spa in via della Pergola.

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La SPA Helvetia & Bristol: soak in the history

The history alone would make La SPA Helvetia & Bristol an exceptional wellness retreat in the historical heart of Florence, but the contemporary touches raise the experience to sublimity.

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Klab Conti: safe, sound and fitness especially for you

Klab Conti has long been a leading light on Florence’s fitness scene, but now the heritage-soaked hub has upped its game with reassuring safety measures and an all-new aeration system.   ...

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5 spa hotels in Florence

There’s never been a better time to have a spa all to yourself. Here are five hotels with wellness facilities in central Florence.     Hotel Palazzo Castri 1874   ...

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Ladies Adventures Florence: a women-only community

Start the new year with an adventure or two. Lori Anne Lo Presti tells The Florentine about how she moved to Florence and founded the ever-more popular group Ladies Adventures ...

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parkrun: it was always about the coffee

It was back in 2004 when a South African living in London named Paul Sinton-Hewitt gave birth to the first parkrun event, with his partner Joanne, three other volunteers and a ...

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Recently opened fitness spaces in Florence

  Now that the summer fun is over, we’re all craving wellbeing and company to tackle the shorter days ahead. This autumn, inspiring women from the US, Turkey and the ...

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Prioritizing your mental health this fall in Florence

Italians tend to view autumn as the start of the calendar year since summer festivities conclude, our routines resume and children go back to school. As we now are officially ...

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Healthy aging in Tuscany

My book Healthy Aging: Well-being and Sexuality at Menopause and Beyond comes from the clinical observations I made throughout my professional career (www.annaghizzani.it). Re-thinking about what happens during appointments is ...

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Skin keeps the world out

Skin is the most exposed part of our body. Our largest organ is extremely complex, being made up of three major layers, more than five types of cells as well ...

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A student’s guide to Florence mental health services

Prior to any student’s departure on his or her first solo trip abroad, common offhanded reminders may include not to get homesick, to brace oneself for culture shock or to ...

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Detox Day

Start the New Year with a New You: this is Relax Firenze’s mantra for its Detox Day on January 20.   The central Florence oasis just off piazza della Repubblica ...

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Soaking up Florence

Beach time is practically a tenet in the sacred rites of Tuscan summer. But what if you can’t escape to the coast—or you have young children and the beach is ...

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Where to work out in downtown Florence

Whether you’re here in Florence for a few days of leisure, for life, or something in between, keeping up a fitness regimen can be a challenge. Your Florentine lifestyle may ...

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5 original workouts this winter

“Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat,” but it doesn’t mean that we humans have to follow suit. While it might be tempting to curl up on the ...

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Float therapy in Florence

Deciding to embrace expat life in Florence means constantly saying ‘yes’— to new places, new people, and new experiences of all stripes. But enjoying the active social life, cultural opportunities ...

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Where to have a spa day experience in Florence

When walking the cobblestone streets gets too much and your neck is perpetually aching from looking up at the frescoed ceilings, the time has come to indulge your body and ...

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