Florence’s New Classical Music Season

Upcoming & Ongoing

After a busy summer of outdoor music festivals throughout the region, the classical music scene returns to Florence’s center stage. The Teatro del Maggio spotlights opera productions, the Orchestra della Toscana (ORT) focuses [...]



Sunday, October 20

RIONALISSIMO.  Street vendors from all over Florence set up stands near the Artemio Franchi stadium (via Paoli- via Fanti- via Cialdini, piazza Berlinguer).  10 am – 6 pm. INDIPENDENZA ANTIQUARIA. [...]

Free October Florence Museums

Free in Florence

At the end of this article is a complete schedule of October dates when no-cost access to Florence’s state run-museums.  As decreed by former Minister of Culture Alberto Bonisoli, the 2019 agenda has substituted the [...]

Cheap Access to City Museums: the Card del Fiorentino


The Florence Civic Museum System introduces “Card del Fiorentino” for those living in the greater metropolitan area: only €10 a year for residents to access three guided tours and unlimited entrance to city museums. October [...]

Classical Music Evenings at San Miniato

Free in Florence

The musicians of the Tuscan Regional Orchestra (ORT) will return to the Abbey of San Miniato al Monte above Piazzale Michelangelo for two classical music evenings on Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 at [...]

Corri La Vita: Solidarity and Sustainability


  Sunday, Sept 29:  CORRI LA VITA (Run for Life) 17th annual fundraiser for breast cancer treatment and research. The race starts at 8:45 am.  Participants are invited to meet at the starting line before [...]

Florence’s European Day of Jewish Culture


Balagan Cafe

Sept. 22: FLORENCE’S EUROPEAN DAY OF JEWISH CULTURE: DREAMS, A LADDER TO HEAVEN. 11 am onwards.  Synagogue, via Farini 6, Florence. Florence’s European Day of Jewish Culture, with free admission, includes events that will allow [...]