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Shepard Fairey, a.k.a. OBEY, in an exhibit at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, showing thirty years of his art production as a street artist and more.

Posted on 5/7/2019

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Among the traditional crafts of the city, the art of creating perfumes stands out. An old profession that doesn’t seem to fade and is still looking for new olfactory experiences and unique essences.

Posted on 4/7/2019

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During summer, Florence dances under the stars. The Florence Dance Festival celebrates its 30 years in the magical Chiostro Grande in Santa Maria Novella.

Posted on 1/7/2019

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The exhibition inside the Limonaia at the Boboli Gardens recreates the journey of the Trajan’s Column, one of the main monuments from the Imperial Rome.

Posted on 1/7/2019

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Forte Belvedere opens to the public this 29th of June with the exhibitions of two completely different artists: Massimo Listri and Davide Rivalta.

Posted on 28/6/2019

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The Festival of Youth Orchestras is already 21 years old and offers young musicians from all over the world the opportunity to perform in the unique scenary of Piazza Signoria.

Posted on 17/6/2019

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Some guided visits are more special than others: the place, the topic or even the guide itself can make a difference. That’s what the new project by AMIRCome semi in viaggio, stories about plants and human migration, is all about.

Posted on 16/6/2019

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Celebrating the 500th year death anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci, a new exhibition debunks the myth Leonardo himself created: a “man without letters”, who didn’t know Greek or Latin and was self-taught.

Posted on 10/6/2019

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There are many initiatives to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the birth of Cosimo I, 1st Grand Duke of Tuscany, starting with a series of exhibitions at the Uffizi Galleries. A series of special events on June 12th and 13th.

Posted on 10/6/2019

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The perfect map and guide to discover the city and its surroundings with the little ones.

Posted on 23/5/2019

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Florence remembers the end of concentration camps with the opening of The Auschwitz Memorial at Gavinana - at the Ex 3 space.

Posted on 8/5/2019

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This website gives account on the opening hours of the monuments and museums in Florence and surroundings. Please, open this article to download the updated opening hours of the museums in PDF format.

Posted on 1/5/2019

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Frederick Stibbert was not just an anglo-florentine art collector, but also an amateur artist who liked to challenge himself by painting. This new exhibition is proof of it.

Posted on 30/4/2019

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It is the very first exhibit dedicated to the dancer Isadora Duncan and takes place in Florence at Villa Bardini.

Posted on 26/4/2019

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Medici Riccardi Palace is a must-see for visitors in Florence, an Archaeological Itinerary is now part of the museum since April 2019.

Posted on 19/4/2019

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From 6 April and until 30 July, a show that celebrates artists’ love for the Bel Paese, curated by Elisabetta Nardinocchi and Matilde Casati.

Posted on 8/4/2019

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As part of the celebrations for 500 years from Cosimo I's birth, father of modern Tuscany, the Laurentian Library shows his magnificent books.

Posted on 21/3/2019

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Many days with free admission to state museums in Florence, also on the occasion of symbolic anniversaries in the history of the city, of Tuscany and of Italy, or else to entice visitors during the low season.

Posted on 19/2/2019

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Everything you should know in order to move around by public transport in Florence.

Posted on 11/2/2019

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It is nowhere to be found on the Florence map, but if you ask Florentines where the Viale dei Colli is, they will answer without hesitation.

Posted on 7/2/2019

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In 2019, for the celebration of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death, there will be many events in Florence and the outskirts.

Posted on 4/2/2019

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The Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze offers art lovers the opportunity to enjoy an art walk through the XIII-XX centuries with their project In Collezione.

Posted on 21/1/2019

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On the first Sunday of the month, from October to March, state-owned museums and archaeological areas are open for free for everybody: it's Sunday at the Museum.

Posted on 1/1/2019

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From now on there are two additional good reasons to visit the National Archaeological Museum in Florence: the new display of the antique gemstones collection has just been inaugurated, located in the historical corridor of Maria Maddalena de' Medici.

Posted on 19/12/2018

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Are you coming towards Florence by Camper? Here below you will find some useful information in order to plan your journey.

Posted on 21/11/2018

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Discover Florence in an inexpensive and affordable way, our suggestions and tips you may not know about, on places, events and opportunities.

Posted on 21/11/2018

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Florence’s most ancient past is tied to the Etruscan civilization. It is known that the city was founded by the Romans, but the surrounding settlements were Etruscan and in many cases, the traces are still highly visible.

Posted on 1/10/2018

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All visitors of the city of Florence are encouraged to love and respect it. The Florence Experience is something unique and unforgettable.

Posted on 7/9/2018

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On the via Senese, just outside Florence and near Galluzzo, there is a place of great interest, the Cimitero degli Allori (cemetery “of laurels”).

Posted on 27/8/2018

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It is not enough known but it is an important museum for Florence. A long and accurate restorations work aimed at re-establishing the configuration which its founder, the antiquarian Stefano Bardini, had originally given the exhibition.

Posted on 21/3/2018

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A new museum opened one year ago in Florence, a priceless modern and contemporary art private collection.

Posted on 5/3/2018

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In the year of the "Jubilee of Mercy" on January 20, 2016, a completely renovated Museum of the Misericordia in Florence was opened to the public.

Posted on 26/2/2018

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In this section you can find a list of accommodation in Florence and its area that have a friendly attitude towards the environment and  have adopted  a number of measurements to lower consumption of waste, energy and water and to raising the awareness of their guests.

Posted on 16/2/2018

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Do you want to surprise your partner? Take note of this romantic itinerary to spend St. Valentine Day or a simple enchanting day together in Florence.

Posted on 9/2/2018

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The exhibition of Folon’s works at Forte Belvedere was memorable. That was back in 2005. Now Folon has returned to Florence after his premature death in the month of October of that year.

Posted on 1/2/2018

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Like most tourist destinations throughout the world, also Florence has its “tourist tax”

Posted on 8/1/2018

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If you come to Florence, even if only for a day, you must not miss this extraordinary museum.

Posted on 5/12/2017

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Conscious tourists are the ones who respect the rules of the place where they are on holiday. And if you booked an apartment in Florence, you have to know that in this city we collect waste separately.

Posted on 28/11/2017

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An itinerary that spans seven centuries inside the oldest still active hospital in the world.

Posted on 20/11/2017

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If you have two days to visit Florence you can take in a larger area. You can follow this route even in one day if you want to see something different, or if you have already spent a little time in the city.

Posted on 6/11/2017

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The Cascine Park is the largest urban park in Europe and it's also the largest public park in the city (about 160 hectares). Its green area runs along the Arno from the "Ponte della Vittoria" Bridge to the "Ponte all'Indiano" bridge with a total length of approximately 3.5 kilometers.

Posted on 30/10/2017

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FirenzeTurismo (just like this website) is the name of the tourist application to get information and tips about the city of Florence and around - always up to date and in English.

Posted on 24/10/2017

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The second typical market of the city, Sant'Ambrogio market, has new eating facilities.

Posted on 24/10/2017

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The San Firenze complex, once the city’s main courthouse, now has a new function as the home of the prestigious Centro Franco Zeffirelli, which plays multiple roles as the foundation’s office, school, museum and exhibition venue.

Posted on 27/9/2017

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The Botanical garden is one of the oldest gardens in the world and it stretches over an area of more than two hectares, indoors and outdoors. The large warm and cold greenhouses date back to the nineteenth century and they are the largest in Italy: here, tropical and subtropical plants find shelter here.

Posted on 2/5/2017

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This itinerary is intended to be a simple invitation to discover all the other works by Michelangelo that are present in Florence besides the David (which is now an icon of mass tourism).

Posted on 6/4/2017

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The tourist contact center of Florence has a very easy number +39 055 000

Posted on 3/3/2017

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Museo della Specola, situated on Via Romana not far from the Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens, opened to the public in 1775 and is one of the oldest of the great European scientific museums.

Posted on 24/2/2017

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If a traveller needs to leave baggage (backpack, suitcase or even a trolley) in a safe place in town while taking a stroll before checking in at lodgings or continuing the journey, there are several possible places.

Posted on 14/2/2017

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The Little Temple of the Holy Sepulchre is permanently open to the public with access from the Marino Marini Museum.

Posted on 3/1/2017

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Do you feel like taking a walk in the countryside? The activities organized by the Fattoria di Maiano could be a great idea to spend a beautiful day with your family.

Posted on 26/12/2016

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The Egyptian Museum of Florence is the second most important in Italy after the museum of Turin and it is situated inside the National Archaeological Museum of Florence.

Posted on 3/11/2016

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Teatro Niccolini welcomes visitors to the Great Duomo Museum. A film will prepare the viewers so that they can understand the genesis of the monuments in Piazza Duomo and the masterpieces located there.

Posted on 24/10/2016

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One of the oldest European institutions of assistance to children has reopened its doors after a long period of refurbishment begun in 2010, with its splendid museum that has been completely restored.

Posted on 8/10/2016

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The Central Market in Florence is a civic institution, made of flavors and freshness. On the ground floor, food products have been bought since 1874, when the great iron structure was established by Mengoni as the new market in the city.

Posted on 4/10/2016

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The following question, which is one of the most frequently asked at the information offices, is: How can I reach Pisa or Siena or the seaside from Florence?

In the city there are many agencies that sell organized tours for these destinations, which are quite close and can be easily reached and visited for a daily trip.

Posted on 1/9/2016

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The part of the town on the left bank of the river Arno is called Oltrarno. 
Posted on 20/6/2016

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Florence has been a market town since the Middle Ages, and therefore offers an infinite number of small and large markets.

Posted on 6/6/2016

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New permanent exhibition at the Museum of Natural History of the University of Florence, Palaeontology section: it tells the Stories of a whale.

Posted on 10/5/2016

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If you are not able to visit Florence during the low season (in November and in January-February) and you don't want to queue up, we recommend to make a reservation to the most visited museums of Florence so that you do not waste your time.

Posted on 10/5/2016

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The Arno River is among the first Italian rivers in order of length, as it stretches for 241 kilometers from its source on the southern slope of Mount Falterona, in the tosco-romangolo Apennines, to its mouth in the Ligurian Sea.

Posted on 13/4/2016

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Strolling in Piazza San Lorenzo with your eyes on the rooftops, you will notice an unusual building with a little dome in front of the church. It is the Ximeniano Observatory, a scientific institute that has been active for 250 years.

Posted on 1/3/2016

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Planning a trip is essential for anyone, even more for groups, including school ones. Here you will find a list of useful advices to organize your stay in all its aspects.

Posted on 28/1/2016

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Teatro Niccolini, the oldest theatre in Florence, was inaugurated in 1658 as the seat of the theatrical company called the ‘Accademia degli Infuocati’. This was one of the two Florentine dramatic companies that descended from the splitting up of the earlier ‘Accademia degli Immobili’ company.

Posted on 25/1/2016

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Florence’s new Teatro dell’Opera (Opera House) is a large modern theatre built on the edge of the Cascine Park.

Posted on 10/1/2016

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A peaceful island in the middle of a crossroads of very busy streets on the main ring of avenues: this is the English cemetery in Florence.

Posted on 6/1/2016

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Since the Galileo Museum took this name (it was called Institute and Museum of History of Science), it has wished to give more emphasis to Galileo’s heritage.

Posted on 9/11/2015

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Located not far from the stadium, near Piazza Alberti, the abbey of San Salvi, of the Vallombrosa order, is off the main tourist routes.

Posted on 6/11/2015

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The Museo dell'Opera del Duomo in Florence is completely new.

Posted on 17/10/2015

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The Pitti Palace, the “new home” of the ruling family selected by Eleanor of Toledo. A real royal palace for the lords of Florence and Tuscany, it is one of the city’s most known places.

Posted on 28/8/2015

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A special offer for families, new ways to discover the wonders of the city of Florence at all ages.

Posted on 5/6/2015

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Situated in the middle of the Italian peninsula, Florence is on the main rail link from Milan to Rome connecting the city of the North with the capital and the South.

Posted on 18/5/2015

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The museums managed by the state and present in Florence in some of the most famous locations in the city have paid special attention to visually impaired and blind people.

Posted on 7/5/2015

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A walking tour to the not so known church of San Bartolomeo at Monte Oliveto, on a panoramic position above Florence but close to the city center.

Posted on 6/5/2015

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Florentia, the Roman city, an aspect all to be discovered in an APP.

Posted on 26/3/2015

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In this section you will find useful information about peculiarities while travelling with your pet.

Posted on 26/3/2015

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Born in 2014 out of an urban renewal plan, on the basis of a project by architect Renzo Piano, Le Murate. Contemporary Art Projects offers exhibitions, meetings, performances and workshops focused on the issues and artistic languages of contemporary art.

Posted on 4/2/2015

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A beautiful short trip from Florence combines the visit to the two Medici villas of Castello and Petraia.

Posted on 24/11/2014

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Starting from Brunelleschi's Dome to the terracotta vase, here we will explain which Florence icons is worth visiting and why.

Posted on 13/11/2014

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Interested in discovering the oldest tradition of ice-cream making, ceramics and leather manufactury? Visit some of the historic shops in the heart of Florence, where you can try traditional food and buy high quality products!

Posted on 27/8/2014

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Dedicated to Italian art in the Twentieth Century, the Museum Novecento offers a selection of around 300 works distributed in 15 rooms, besides a study room, a department for Prints and Drawings and a room for conferences and screenings.

Posted on 31/7/2014

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Amerigo Vespucci Airport is situated on the north-west outskirts of Florence, just 4 kilometres from the city centre. Easy to reach by bus, taxis or car.

Posted on 1/6/2014

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Welcome on FirenzeTurismo, the official website for tourism in and around Florence.

Posted on 7/4/2014

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The Museo Casa Siviero is actually a house that you enter feeling a bit intrigued, a bit intruder.
The small villa on the Lungarno Serristori has the appearance of a normal dwelling; the entrance is beside the garden.

Posted on 1/4/2014

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If you are in Florence for several days, or have been here before, we offer some suggestions for learning even more,
 
Posted on 24/3/2014

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24 hours in Florence: the city is worth rather more, but you can at least get some idea of it.

Posted on 24/3/2014

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Palazzo Vecchio: it was the seat of the city’s supreme governing body, but from 1540 Cosimo I de’ Medici restored it completely in order to transfer his family and court there.

Posted on 17/3/2014

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Who thinks that Florence is only the cradle of the Renaissance?
Florence is universally considered to be the City of art par excellence, an everlasting outdoor museum with its priceless heritage, the perception of the city is surely univocal in everyone’s mind; the main idea is that of a city basically linked to the Renaissance.
Posted on 6/12/2013

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More than a century of football history on display at Coverciano
Ranging from Maradona’s jersey to the World Cups won by Italy, from Paolo Rossi’s mythical 20 in the World Cup in Spain to a vast collection of postage stamps from all over the world on the subject of football, the Museo del Calcio in Coverciano, Florence, offers an extensive and fascinating panorama of Italy’s best loved sport.
Posted on 24/11/2013

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Santa Croce is a very central city quarter, with many venues of historical importance and not to be missed.

Posted on 13/4/2013

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San Giovanni quarter  is the very heart of the city. The name is the same of the Baptistry of Florence, just in front of the gothic Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore.

Posted on 13/4/2013

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In the Santa Maria Novella quarter there are many interesting buildings, churches and museums to visit.
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Tourist buses or coaches coming to Florence should consider the Limited Traffic Zone for buses.

Posted on 1/4/2012

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