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A Happy belated birthday celebrating @HardRockCafeFlorence

July 26, 2020

Happy belated birthday wishes! We are always on the lookout for positive initiatives after these strange months since the start of the pandemic and are happy to share ways in which to get back to living and celebrating life. Our blog will focus on these sort of events that will remind us to enjoy the…

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June 24th, St. John the Baptist Feast Day in times of Covid19

June 23, 2020

This year, Florence is celebrating it’s patron saint’s feast day with “San Giovanni X 3“, a virtual festival that replaces the city’s usual June 24 celebrations given the safeguards Covid19 has imposed on everyone. “San Giovanni X 3” is a joint celebration organized by Florence, Genova and Turin, who share a patron saint in San…

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Living in Florence with the Lockdown – Day 2

March 11, 2020

On the evening of Tuesday, March 9, the Italian central government decided to extend restrictions on the movement of people across the entire country to limit the spread of coronavirus, effective as of March 10. The special quarantine measures affect the entire nation of over 60 million people. We have been told to stay at…

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Coronavirus in Florence and Tuscany

March 4, 2020

We have created a post to answer some of the most pressing questions regarding traveling to or planning to visit Florence & Tuscany, please read it here: https://www.discovertuscany.com/blog/coronavirus-in-florence-tuscany-update-5014/ Yesterday, we shared on Facebook a screenshot of a letter Florence city mayor Dario Nardella sent to the US universities with study abroad programs in Florence. It…

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Events

June 24th, St. John the Baptist Feast Day in times of Covid19

June 23, 2020

This year, Florence is celebrating it’s patron saint’s feast day with “San Giovanni X 3“, a virtual festival that replaces the city’s usual June 24 celebrations given the safeguards Covid19 has imposed on everyone. “San Giovanni X 3” is a joint celebration organized by Florence, Genova and Turin, who share a patron saint in San…

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God Save the Wine 2020

February 24, 2020

Have you ever considered that wine is cool and can be enjoyed with burgers and chips? If you’d like to taste Italian wines and try this interesting combination, how about participating this Thursday, February 27 at one of the most interesting wine events this month planned in Florence? Held at the Hard Rock Cafe off…

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

December 19, 2019

Starting at 7:30 pm, celebrate New Year’s Eve like a Rock Star! By popular demand, the Killer Queen will accompany all those spending the last evening of the year at the Hard Rock Cafe to welcome 2020 together On December 31st, choose the Hard Rock Cafe in Florence for an unforgettable party, from dinner to…

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Breakfast with Santa

December 3, 2019

Calling all families with small kids who want to see Santa! Christmas is almost here and once again the Hard Rock Cafe is hosting a breakfast brunch for the holidays with Santa Clause! Santa will be present at the Piazza della Repubblica’s Hard Rock Cafe at “Breakfast with Santa” on Saturday, December 14 starting at…

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Experiences

4 Christmas Holiday Tours in Florence

December 5, 2019

What better time than Christmas to enjoy the beauty of Florence? The city, dressed up for a party, is even more fascinating, and walking in the streets lit up with traditional Christmas decorations and lights provides undoubtedly a unique experience for anyone visiting at this time of the year. Those who will find themselves in…

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Antony Gormley at the Uffizi Gallery

March 1, 2019

Antony Gormley – “Essere” –  at the Uffizi Gallery Where: Uffizi Gallery, ground floor in Aula Magliabechiana and 3 locations across the top floor of the museum. When: February 26 – May 26, 2019, open Tuesday – Sunday from 8:15am to 6:50pm, closed Mondays. Admission: €20 full price, €2 reduced for EU citiznes aged 18-25,…

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Tasty Berberè Pizza opens in Santa Croce

February 22, 2019

Berberè pizza is one of our favorites in Florence, and when you’re invited to try out their pizza at their recently opened second location in Florence, can we really say no? We’d be crazy, right!? We love hearing directly from the owners/creators of a project so when the chance came up to also meet one…

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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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