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  Surviving summer in the city is possible. There are at least 10 good reasons to spend August in Florence. 1)  Struggling for a parking spot Finding a parking spot at your first attempt may seem a miracle during the rest of the year but in August parking becomes a real pleasure, worth to be experienced at least once a year. 2)  Good old friends Strolling around the city now is quite more comfortable (less crowded streets) but it’s not that easy…
  June in Florence: an eventful month The Florentine Calcio Storico matches take place on June 11th, 12th and 24th in Piazza Santa Croce with several events organized by the associations of the four districts. The dates The four teams are: Santa Croce (blue), Santo Spirito (white), Santa Maria Novella (red) and San Giovanni (green). Usually the two semi-finals take place on one weekend. The 2016 semi-finals will be on June 11th, “Verdi” against “Bianchi” at 5 PM and on…
Museums open at night on Saturday May 21st For the European Night at the Museum on Saturday May 21st all participating museums will be open with a special entry fee of 1 Euro. In Florence will definitely participate Galleria dell’Accademia and Uffizi with a special evening opening from 7 PM to 10 PM. The entry ticket will be 1 Euro (except rights for free entries) and it will not be possible to reserve the visits. The Night at the Museum…
News summer 2016: beach, sea, sun and fun in Rimini From June to October 2016 new summer courses are open in Florence and Rimini thanks to the cooperation of the school Rimini Academy. It is possible to attend one or two weeks in Florence and one or two weeks in Rimini. Learn Italian, know friends from all over the world, admire the beauty of Florence, discover Italian culture, enjoy the sea. A wonderful journey and an unforgettable experience! See details…
    Like every year from April 21st to 25th in Florence there will be held the Festival del Gelato, a great event to try new ice cream flavors created by the “maestri gelatieri”. From noon to midnight 8 ice-cream makers will challenge each other in a creative contest with innovative and original flavors. The 2016 tour will be around all Italy, in cities like Florence, Rome, Turin, Milan. It will also be in European cities like Amsterdam. In may…
From March 19th to July 24th 2016 Palazzo Strozzi is hosting an exhibition of more than 100 masterpieces of European and American art between 1920 and 1960 made of artworks from the American collectors Peggy and Solomon Guggenheim. The exhibition, curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, is the result of a collaboration between Palazzo Strozzi Foundation and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation of New York, offering its visitors a unique opportunity to compare crucial works of European masters of modern art…
On the morning of Easter Sunday, the 30-foot-tall (9.1 m) antique cart (in use for over 500 years), moves from the Porta al Prato to the Piazza del Duomo . Hauled by a team of white oxen festooned with garlands of the first flowers and herbs of spring, the cart is escorted by 150 soldiers, musicians, and people in 15th century dress. Meanwhile, a fire is struck using the historic flints from Jerusalem at Chiesa degli Santi Apostoli. It is…
Up until 1750 Florence began the civic year, not in accordance with the modern solar calendar on 1 January, but on 25 March, marking the start of the year from the religious feast of the Incarnation. In the city and in the lands belonging to it, the New Year was celebrated with a difference in reckoning of two months and twenty-five days, even when in numerous Italian and foreign states the modern calendar had been operating since 1582. The Florentines…
Taste is devoted to the delicacies of taste and food lifestyle.It is the main event of food and lifestyle where the best international food and cooking operators meet a wide and enthusiastic audience of foodies. The lively and colorful atmosphere reminds of a country festival with bright lights and green installations.  A sort of modern Greasy Pole is the main theme of the new layout, conceived by Alessandro Moradei. Pitti Taste wants to make its audience of professionals and visitors…
March 5th-6th Firenze Urban Trail, a night race among art and history Florence reintroduces the 13 km night race that already enchanted thousands of enthusiasts. The weekend of March 5th and 6th will be a weekend of sport, nature and art. To participate in Florence Urban Trail means also participating in a solidarity event. Trail running is a quite particular sport, being a run along trails (sometimes mountain trails) and in any case in contact with nature. It’s a new…
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