Events

Fireworks on every 24th waiting for the Festival of St. John

January 26, 2018

Villa Bardini announces fireworks on the 24th of every month until the San Giovanni festival January 24th launched a series of events and conferences at the Observatory of Traditions and Cultural Heritage of Florence, which will prepare Florentines for the arrival of the celebrations for the city’s patron saint, St. John the Baptist, on the…

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Must See: Art Exhibits in Florence

December 23, 2017

Not only are we coming up to the end of the year, but we are also coming up to the closing date for many of the spectacular art shows happening in Florence. No extended deadlines are on the horizon, so if you were looking to include one of these exhibitions in your itinerary then now…

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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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YTALIA: Contemporary Italian Artist on Show at Forte Belvedere

July 4, 2017

Contemporary Italian art is the protagonist in Florence at the YTALIA Energia Pensiero Bellezza. Tutto è connesso – an exhibition spread throughout the city in specific symbolic locations: Forte Belvedere, Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti and Boboli Gardens. Florence has long been considered a type of open air museum, where the antique and modern aspects have a…

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Summer Museums at Night

Summer Nights in Florence

June 21, 2017

Too hot to enjoy the city during the day? Then you should try spending your summer nights in Florence visiting the museums. Here are some Florence nightlife activities that will appeal to those looking to enrich their mind and appreciate the culturally rich atmosphere of this amazing city. Musart Festival (17 – 23 July) Where:…

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Restoration of Plautilla Nelli: TheFirstLast in Florence Tuscany

Plautilla Nelli: #TheFirstLast

March 4, 2017

Female Artist, from the 1500’s… Not ringing any bells? At one time, she was a household name in Florence, a powerhouse of energy and passion, and one of the principle breadwinners for her convent. Still nothing? This is what the Florence-based non-profit “Advancing Women Artists Foundation” (AWA) want you to help them change. The restoration of Plautilla Nelli’s…

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Paying homage to the last Medici

February 16, 2017

This Saturday, February 18, the city of Florence celebrates the anniversary of the death of the last of the Medici, Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, the Electress Palatine. On her death, Anna Maria bequeathed all of the Medici family’s artworks, jewels and more to the city of Florence – with the condition that it all…

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