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February 9, 2006

Museums play Cupid on Valentines Day

Couples visiting Italian museums on St. Valentine’s Day will be charged only one admission. And the term “couple” is being generously applied to any two people who enter a museum together!
February 9, 2021

Where to Eat and Drink for Valentine’s Day in Florence

Will you be in Florence for Valentine’s Day this February 14? With Tuscany managing to stay in yellow zone for the time being, restaurants and cafes are making the most of the occasion with all sorts of special menus and deliveries. Although San Valentino supposedly dates back to Ancient Rome, the commercial celebration is a […]
February 13, 2020

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

HISTORY/Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici February 18 and 22       On the occasion of the anniversary of the death of Anna Maria Luisa (1677-1743), the last of the Grand Ducal branch of the Medici, the Municipality of Florence, the Metropolitan City of Florence and MUS.E – thanks to a collaboration with the Uffizi […]
February 11, 2020

What to do in Florence for Valentine’s Day 2020

This February 14, Florence is filled with amore as a packed line-up of romantic events has us swooning. Where better to celebrate the beauty of love than within the beauty of Florence? From romantic escapes and luxury spas to the intimacy of Tuscan dining experiences, here is The Florentine‘s guide to Valentine’s Day in Florence. […]
February 14, 2019

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

Looking specifically for Valentine’s Day ideas? Head here.  SHIMMER/BRIGHT Festival February 21-23 Stazione Leopolda and The Student Hotel, Florence Illuminate your mind this month with the inaugural edition of BRIGHT Festival, a celebration of digital arts, lighting design, electronic music and all things diamond-level-shiny. An impressive bill of guests and master class teachers includes 3D […]
February 7, 2019

What to do in Florence for Valentine’s Day 2019

With the outstanding beauty of the city providing a historic backdrop, Florence is the perfect location for a romantic escape. From opera to original sculptures and intimate Tuscan dining experiences, here is our guide to Valentine’s Day in Florence.
February 4, 2019

The backstory on Baci chocolates

A blue box of silver-foil chocolates wrapped with a note is a failsafe on February 14. But there’s actually a real-life love story behind the Baci. When Perugia-born clothing designer Luisa Spagnoli first invented the hazelnut-centred chocolate in 1922, she called it a cazzotto because it resembled a fist. The name didn’t ring right to […]
February 8, 2018

Your Thursday forecast: best events in Florence

WINE/Chianti Lovers February 11, 4-9pm (general public hours) Fortezza da Basso, viale Filippo Strozzi 1, Florence Bottoms up: Chianti Lovers is back! The Consorzio Vino Chianti’s annual preview event of the previous year’s vintage will bring 100 wineries with 500 wines in tow to the Fortezza da Basso. In addition to spotlighting the 2017 production, […]
February 5, 2018

Quick tips to survive Valentine’s Day in Florence

Love is beautiful, but sometimes it ends up not happening. Luckily, there are a lot of things to do in Florence to heal yourself and survive the worst day of the year for every broken heart.         1. If you find yourself at a table for two, eat for two. Nobody will […]
February 1, 2018

Vanilla to vibrators: sex shops in Florence

Florence boasts quite a reputation for the romance-related, yet this seemingly vanilla city is no stranger to spice. Its range of sex shops is fitting to its smaller scale, meaning there’s no room for picky here. From modest shops to raunchier spaces, this ABC sorts through the lewd to offer options whose hospitality makes even […]