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Live Music at the Hard Rock Cafe in Florence

April 19, 2022

After so many months of no live or in person events being held here in Florence, it gives us great pleasure to start sharing those that are being planned as we make our return to a life as close as possible to pre-Covid times. In particular, today we’re looking at the live music events planned…

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Opera del Duomo Sites Have NEW Passes

April 1, 2022

Before the pandemic, there was a single “pass” to visit all of the monuments around Florence’s cathedral, where the “Opera del Duomo” entity manages all of them. Reduced hours and closures during the pandemic meant single site tickets, but starting a few weeks ago, the Opera del Duomo finally reopened all of the sites with…

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The Sunday Metropolitana returns March 6th

March 4, 2022

This Sunday, March 6th, 2022 Florence’s “Sunday Metropolitana” returns, a day in which the citizens of Florence and the area around part of the “metropolitan” administrative district, can take advantage of FREE ENTRANCE to the city’s civic museums, including activities such as guided tours and workshops planned for that day. What can you visit as…

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Music, wine and burgers

February 21, 2022

What do you think of the combination of American cuisine and prestigious wines? The “God Save the Wine” evening at the Hard Rock Cafe combines both with music by the Last Minute Dirty Band ! God Save The Wine, the evening promoted by Firenze Spettacolo and Leonardo Tozzi, brings the spirit of rock to the…

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Events

Live Music at the Hard Rock Cafe in Florence

April 19, 2022

After so many months of no live or in person events being held here in Florence, it gives us great pleasure to start sharing those that are being planned as we make our return to a life as close as possible to pre-Covid times. In particular, today we’re looking at the live music events planned…

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Music, wine and burgers

February 21, 2022

What do you think of the combination of American cuisine and prestigious wines? The “God Save the Wine” evening at the Hard Rock Cafe combines both with music by the Last Minute Dirty Band ! God Save The Wine, the evening promoted by Firenze Spettacolo and Leonardo Tozzi, brings the spirit of rock to the…

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City Museums Free on February 18 in honor of Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici

February 16, 2022

Why? To celebrate the legacy of Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, who as the last of the Medici clan, bequeathed the family’s treasures to the city of Florence and Tuscan region On February 18, to celebrate the anniversary of her death, all the museums of the Musei Civici Fiorentini as well as Palazzo Medici Riccardi…

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Valentine’s Day at the Hard Rock Cafe

February 11, 2022

Valentine’s Day is coming up this Monday, but why limit celebrating your love to just one day? Or if Monday is not a good day, why not go this weekend for a special lunch or dinner with your other half? Personally, weekday evenings are busy at the moment, so having the chance to celebrate another…

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Experiences

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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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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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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