Saturday, January 20

FAIRS: FORTEZZA ANTIQUARIA.  Antiques market. Viale Lincoln, Cascine Park.  9 am – 6 pm. CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGGIO MUSICALE ORCHESTRA conducted by Oleg Caetani.  Music of Pizzetti, Dallapiccola and Šhostakovičh. Opera di Firenze, Piazzale Vittorio [...]

This Week

Women’s March Firenze 2018 Rally

A number of encore Women’s Marches will take place around the globe on the one-year anniversary of the first event, and Florence is no exception. On January 21 from 2:30 – 5 pm, all are [...]

La Befana Comes to Florence


Much like Santa, the elderly Italian witch, La Befana, who fills the stockings of children on the night of January 5, has the power of appearing simultaneously in different places.  This is true in Florence [...]

Free Guided Tours at Innocenti Museum

Free in Florence

Tour guides will provide guided visits at the Innocenti museum at no extra charge (excluding the normal admission price of €7, €15 for two adults and two children) through January 7 between 11 am and [...]

A Florence New Year’s Eve at Pino’s

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The Salumeria Verdi deli (via Verdi 36/r), known by all as “Pino’s” because of the kind proprietor, will remain open all night on January 31 until 5 am on New Year’s Day.  Pino, wife Antonella [...]

Ideas for Last-Minute Christmas Shopping

Good Deals

Christmas time is surely wonderful anywhere in the world, with invitingly decorated shops to entice people in from the cold and magically lit-streets to celebrate the best season of all, however, we sometimes forget the [...]