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10 of the Best Instagram Photos in 2018 by VisitFlorence

January 14, 2019

Another year spent together! We want to thank you and celebrate with you, dear readers of VisitFlorence, a 2018 full of satisfactions with 10 of the most beautiful shots published on our Instagram profile Visit_Florence. Thank you for always following us also on our social channels – on Instagram we have exceeded 90,000 followers (WOW!)…

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Exhibits at the Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace in 2019

January 10, 2019

2019 is a special year for Florence and it’s events, since we will be celebrating the 500 years of the birth and death of two people that marked the city and history: the birth of Cosimo I and the death of Leonardo the Vinci, both in 1519. While we have started to collect details on…

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Our Top Articles for 2018

December 30, 2018

Can you believe how fast 2018 passed? As we reach the end, we enjoy looking back at the ending year and checking out which were the most popular articles/posts of the year, finding which ones were useful, got lots of comments but also checking out where we saw there were holes to fill in terms…

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No more eating street food in the streets

October 1, 2018

Were you craving one of those delicious panini and schiacciata found along the via de’Neri? Word to the wise, remember to eat while walking because it is now against the law to sit and eat along the roadside or in certain public areas. As of September 4th a new law is on the books by…

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The Vegan Seitan Festival 2018

September 19, 2018

This upcoming weekend, Saturday September 22 and 23, at the OBI Hall in Florence, the Sagra del Seitan, the vegan festival, returns. The event should be very interesting for anyone who is interested in the themes of veganism and anti-specism or just interested in learning more, as well as tasting delicious vegan cuisine. Our VisitFlorence…

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Be Freddie for a Day this coming Sept 5

August 31, 2018

Celebrate Freddie Mercury, one of rock music’s myths and favorite for both young and old, by heading to the Hard Rock Cafe in Florence on his birthday, September 5th. Throughout the day, the Cafe will welcome guests, inviting you to dress up as Freddie, providing the legendary mustache to finish your look. A special surprise…

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Fun Family Events this September near Florence

August 28, 2018

Looking for something fun to do with the family this September? I’ve collected a list of 6 events to mark on your calendars to mix in to your visit to Florence to ensure you do something a bit different and fun than just visiting museums and other attractions. Listed in calendar order to make it…

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Netflix’s Six Underground is in Town

What you need to know about the major movie set in Florence Last week, we took our bikes to go out to dinner and luckily it was getting late in the evening, because a roadblock along the Lungarno della Zecca Vecchia was set up and cars were being turned away. On our bikes, we timidly…

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Dragon Boat: The Florence 2018 Festival

Dragon Boats are Invading the Arno River

July 2, 2018

Ready. Set. and Pink Paddles Up! A hearty welcome is extended to the 129 Dragon Boat teams from 17 different countries who are descending upon the city from July 6 – 7 & 8 for the Florence 2018 Festival.  For the first time since its inauguration festival in 2005, this international non-competitive event powered by breast cancer survivors teams…

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Music All Summer Long in Florence

June 6, 2018

Music will be a constant companion in Florence, all summer long in 2018! Both locals and tourists visiting the city can take advantage of the rich calendar of musical events which includes something for everyone, moving from rock n’ roll to classical. FIRENZE ROCKS – from June 14 to 24 The stage at Visarno Arena…

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