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September 15, 2020

Florence Cocktail Week 2020

It’s high time to explore some of the best bars in Tuscany with the fifth edition of Florence Cocktail Week, dedicated to bartender brilliance, responsible drinking and reinvigorating the industry after months of closure. With masterclasses, aperitivos, and delectable drinks to enjoy, both Florence Cocktail Week (September 21-27) and Tuscany Cocktail Week (September 14-20) feature cocktail menus […]
September 3, 2020

Best events in Florence this September

CHARITY/ Corri la Vita September 27       The 18th edition of the run to raise funds for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer is a special one. Taking place during the European Week of Sport, this edition won’t see thousands pounding the pavement of a pre-established route, it will instead be a […]
May 13, 2020

Annette Joseph, Italy is my Boyfriend

Annette Joseph has made styling, decorating, entertaining, Italian lifestyle and all round having fun her life’s mission. She shares her passionate love for Italy, her home styling tips and recipes through her three books, workshops in Tuscany and highly attractive Instagram channel. We had a live chat – part of our TF Together series – […]
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 5, 2020

A family-friendly guide to Florence

Cast your mind back to your early days in Florence: you and your significant other are strolling hand in hand along the cobbled streets. Undaunted by crowds or soaring temperatures, you visit an amazing exhibition, grab a prosecco with friends then miraculously manage to get a table at that new restaurant you’ve all been wanting […]
January 29, 2020

Strike a pose

This is a story of a boy named Lucky. If you’ve caught the reference, you’re on the right page. In this case, I’m Lucky because I have the chance to write about something I care deeply about. Let me get this straight: Florence is not New York or San Francisco, but it does have a […]
January 22, 2020


  If cocktails are your poison, you might be tempted to run away to the Ego Circus, a four-month mixology festival in Florence’s bars.   On until March 30, talented Italian and international barmen are shaking things up at a variety of locations. Bar Empireo at Hotel Plaza Lucchesi is the festival’s hub, while events […]
December 18, 2019

New Year’s Eve 2020 in Florence

If you’re in Florence this New Year’s Eve, it probably means you’re wondering where to have your fill of lentils, cotechino and culture. Here’s our guide to New Year’s Eve in Florence.            Official celebrations   The official New Year’s Eve celebrations will consist in 20 performances across 20 places in […]
November 14, 2019

Thanksgiving in Florence 2019

In Florence for Thanksgiving this November 28, 2019 and looking for where to celebrate it? Never fear, turkey fixes are near! With such a thriving international community, you can be sure that Tuscan chefs cater to this festive tradition with Florentine flair.    Here are our suggestions on where to eat, drink and be merry […]
September 18, 2019

Sustainable sustenance

Scientists across the globe are stressing the importance of making changes to our deleterious daily habits for the betterment of our Earth and the future of those who will inherit it. Climate change is rising to an irreparable level, the oceans are flooded with hazardous plastics and chemical pollutants are used to produce more agricultural […]