The San Niccolò Tower Reopens

  The San Niccolò tower, the city’s only medieval gate to retain its original height, reopened for the season on June 24.  Tours of this ancient landmark with a unique view of Florence (€4) will be offered every half hour from 5 to 8 pm in English, Italian, French and Spanish through August 31, and 4 to 7 pm between September 1 – 30. Just below Piazzale Michelangelo in the Oltrarno quarter of [...]

Florence’s June English Language Movie Program

Moviegoers can expect to be entertained with fantasy, strong female characters, action, romance and horror in Florence this month. The Odeon Theatre in Piazza Strozzi is screening the highly praised Wonder Woman, based on a comic book character, portrays the dual identities of Amazon Princess Diana and Diana Prince in two hours and twenty minutes of thrilling entertainment. Alex Kurtzman’s The Mummy explores the dark side of an ancient Egyptian princess deprived of [...]

Sci-Fi, High Tech & Romantic Comedy at the Odeon

A science fiction action film, a high tech thriller and classic Woody Allen romantic comedy all come to the Odeon during the next three weeks. Beginning with Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, continuing with The Circle and the restored version of highly acclaimed 1979 film Manhattan, cinema attendees can find a wide variety of entertainment. All films in English with Italian subtitles.  Tickets are €8, those with reductions applicable €6. Tuesday, May [...]

Gourmet Lunch at 16 Euro

Gourmet Lunch at 16 Euro

Alle Murate, situated in the ancient palace of the Notary and Judges Guild (Palazzo dell’Arte dei Guidici e Notai), offers a full four-course lunch, Unico, to art-lovers and food-enthusiasts alike, all for the modest price of 16 euro. “Unico” features one set menu that changes daily, based on what is freshest. Guests receive salad, a soup or a pasta dish, main course and vegetable, bread and a dessert for the set price, excluding [...]

Free Wine or Ceramic Dish at Antico Fattore

Free Wine or Ceramic Dish at Antico Fattore

Trattoria Antico Fattore Via Lambertesca 1/3r 055/288975 Open 12 noon – 3 pm for lunch, 7 – 10:30 pm for dinner; closed Sunday By mentioning Vista magazine, the diner at Trattoria Antico Fattore has a choice of receiving either a free bottle to take home of Togaio red or Libaio white wine at the end of the meal or a free Tuscan ceramic dish. Since 1929, Trattoria Antico Fattore has played a part in the [...]