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June is one of the most fun months to find yourself in Florence, as there are the semi-final games for the Calcio Storico with the final being played on June 24, on Florence's patron saint's feast day for St. John the Baptist. What is Calcio Storico? The Calcio Storico Fiorentino is a combination of soccer, rugby and big time wrestling originated in 16th century Florence and played today in historical costume. The four teams of the historical neighborhoods of the city…
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…
THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION AND THE FLORENTINE NEW YEAR: 25 marchUp 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…
Italian is the fourth most studied language in the world according to a recent study which took place in universities all over the world. The unexpected victory of Italian over growing economic nations like China and Russia is sure to give a boost to public and private efforts to promote the study of the language, which has become a main goal of the Italian government. The increasing interest in Italian was recently provided with a new resource, the Quality Italian…
Florence at Christmas... comes complete with Babbo Natale (Santa Claus!) Visiting Florence at Christmas? Count yourself lucky—it's a gorgeous time of year to visit! While Florence is beautiful year-round, holiday decorations and Christmas cheer add a festive touch. Still, many shops and restaurants do close down to celebrate the Christmas season... and you'll want to keep some other things in mind, too. Here are our top tips for making the most out of Christmas in Florence!

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  • Right in the city centre of Florence

    The Italian language school is located in the heart of Florence, within walking distance of all the most important monuments and the central station.

  • 30 years of teaching

    The school was established in 1983, one of the first Italian language schools in Italy. The experience of over 30 years is a guarantee of professionalism and reliability.

  • Quality of the courses at affordable prices

    Our all inclusive prices are among the best even if you consider that we provide also accommodations, all in the city center.

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