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Closed in Florence: Towers & Museums

November 11, 2017

Giotto Bell Tower & The Marino Marini Museum As you make your vacation itinerary plans this November, here are a few dates you need to remember. The Giotto Bell Tower, located next to the Duomo and one of the five elements included in the OPA pass, will be closed to visitors for ordinary maintenance from…

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Death of tourist in Santa Croce leads to closure

October 23, 2017

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of a 52-year-old tourist from Spain visiting the Basilica of Santa Croce this past Thursday. Italian wire service ANSA reports that Daniel Testor Schell, from Barcelona, was hit on the head by a piece of falling masonry that had supported a beam…

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VisitFlorence.com : Exhibits to see in September

3 Top Art Exhibitions & A Fair in Florence this Fall

September 21, 2017

Unexpected Art Pairings in Florence This fall brings interesting exhibition and art pairings to Florence, from the Palazzo Strozzi, Piazza Signoria and Gallerie degli Uffizi  inaugurating new exhibits together with the opening of the International Biennial Antiques Fair in Palazzo Corsini. The exhibitions range from antique furnishings and decor to masterpieces from the 1500 -1600’s to…

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May Comes to Florence

September 20, 2017

Last week, completely by surprise, the press office of Downing Street announced UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May will be in Florence on September 22 to deliver a key speech on the negotiations for Brexit. Why was Florence chosen? Officially, because Florence is the “heart of Europe” and the selection has left many scratching their heads….

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New Year’s Eve Party in Florence at the Hard Rock Cafe

December 15, 2017

A ROCKIN’ NEW YEAR’S EVE IN FLORENCE Are you looking for the perfect spot in Florence to spend your New Year’s Eve this year, rocking as you welcome 2018? Do you want to enjoy live music and a special, yummy menu? There are many restaurants and options out there for you to choose from, but…

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Closed in Florence: Towers & Museums

November 11, 2017

Giotto Bell Tower & The Marino Marini Museum As you make your vacation itinerary plans this November, here are a few dates you need to remember. The Giotto Bell Tower, located next to the Duomo and one of the five elements included in the OPA pass, will be closed to visitors for ordinary maintenance from…

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VisitFlorence.com : Exhibits to see in September

3 Top Art Exhibitions & A Fair in Florence this Fall

September 21, 2017

Unexpected Art Pairings in Florence This fall brings interesting exhibition and art pairings to Florence, from the Palazzo Strozzi, Piazza Signoria and Gallerie degli Uffizi  inaugurating new exhibits together with the opening of the International Biennial Antiques Fair in Palazzo Corsini. The exhibitions range from antique furnishings and decor to masterpieces from the 1500 -1600’s to…

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The Terzo Giardino in Florence Tuscany

Terzo Giardino in the Florence City Center

July 31, 2017

An Intriguing Green Space Along the Arno River From a distance, or even when you are standing in the middle of it, this space along the embankment of the Arno River  appears to be a messy, unkept, swatch of land. And to a certain extent you are almost right…but as they say what is one…

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