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August 3, 2020

Ambling this August

Your day-by-day guide to spending the hottest and (usually) quietest month in Florence.         1 Saldi (sales) season is different this year, starting on August 1. Snap up some steals: this year you only have 30 days!   2 Check out the art and nature workshops at Villa Caruso di Bellosguardo in […]
July 31, 2019

What to do in August in Florence

August can feel like a slow month in Florence with shops closing and everyone hitting the beach. But if you’re around, seek shelter from the heat at some of these cool indoor events or get a kick out of summer in the city with some fun evening dos.     August 1 / There is […]
August 1, 2018

Day-by-day ideas for August in Florence

First August in Florence? This is the month of shop closures and “chiuso per ferie” signs as most residents run for the beach. Outdoor cinema and cultural events are still around, and on the days when there’s not much on the radar, TF is here with some creative ideas. August 1 Join The Florentine and Ruffino […]
July 6, 2017

An August with gusto in Florence

Florentine August is never chock-full of scheduled events, so we decided to corral any cool things on the calendar into one day-by-day guide. But on the dates when there are no “big ticket” happenings in town, we are providing more spontaneous suggestions on how to spend your time. Embrace the ease of summer in the […]
August 24, 2016

Best events in Florence, August 25–31

MUSIC/Balagan Cafe7.30pm, August 25Synagogue gardens, via Luigi Carlo Farini 6, Florence Every summer, Florence’s synagogue opens its garden to the public for a series of folksy evenings, partially inspired by pop-up theatre traditions of 18th and 19th century Russia. The theme for the penultimate Balagan Cafe of the season will be “Mediterranean sounds”: enjoy an 8.30pm lecture on Jewish Puglia […]
August 11, 2016

Best events in Florence, August 11–17

This is a shortened version of our usual roundup of the week’s top events, focusing on the days before and after Ferragosto, a public holiday on August 15. For our complete guide to what to do in and around Florence this Monday, head here.Curious about the origins of Ferragosto and why August is a “slow […]
August 3, 2016

Best events in Florence, August 4–10

MUSIC/Kurt Rosenwinkel Trio at FLOWER August 4, 9.30pm FLOWER, piazzale Michelangelo, Florence Piazzale Michelangelo’s revival continues this month with the opening of FLOWER (For Living On a Wonderful Ecological Resource), a new alfresco summer venue and one of the official event spaces of Estate Fiorentina 2016. From August 4 until September 30, the made-for-sunset square will host jazz concerts, a Controradio talk show, dialogues […]
July 28, 2016

Best events in Florence, July 28–August 3

CLIMB/Sunset at San Niccolò Until September 30San Niccolò Tower, piazza Poggi, Florence Forget the standard sunset-watching locations like piazzale Michelangelo and San Miniato. Take in the view from the top of the tower of San Niccolò. Restored in 2011, the historic fortress is open for its annual series of guided visits. Offered daily (weather permitting) during prime […]
July 11, 2013

August events in Florence and Tuscany

  IN FLORENCE   APERITIVOS Aperitivo Ad Arte Every Wednesday at the Accademia Gallery and every Thursday at the Uffizi. From August 6, every Tuesday at the Bargello Until Sept 26, 7-10pm, reservations recommended by calling T 055 294883, Terrazza con Vista Rooftops of Florence open to the public, for aperitivo, a drink or […]

The don’t miss list – August 2013

CANAL/The Venice Effect July 26–August 4 'Little Venice' area of Livorno   An extravaganza of dance, theatre, literature and music, aiming to reconstruct the essence of Venice in the evocative La Venezia area of Livorno. 80 events are in store, including DJ sets, street artists, marching bands