In Italy we celebrate Ferragosto on August 15th and it’s a catholic feast to celebrate the Assumption of Mary. This means that is a public holiday and most of the museums, offices, shops and restaurants are closed. Here a list of the museums in Florence opened on Ferragosto. (updated in 2019) Continue reading “Ferragosto in Florence: the museums open on August 15th 2019”
On June 24th Florence celebrates San Giovanni with a day rich of events and official appointments both for Florentine people and visitors. Check out the main events!
UPDATED IN DECEMBER 2018
The countdown for Christmas has officially started! Below you have all the major museums’ schedules during the upcoming Christmas holidays in Florence. Continue reading “Florence Museums Open for Christmas and New Year Day”
Are you planning a trip to Florence with your children? Don’t be worried about it because you have several things to do with your family when in Florence. Here we listed 5 things to do with children in Florence. Continue reading “Visit Florence with Kids: 5 things to do”
Summer is the season of Florence boat tour: we organize cruises down the River Arno at sunset, when the sun colors up the city in gold. During the 1 hour cruise you see Florence from a complete different point of view and you spot 3 things we suggest you take pictures of. Continue reading “3 things to take pictures of while cruising the Arno river”
Have you ever thought to see Florence from a different perspective? We organize boat excursions on the Arno river! Continue reading “Florence seen from the Arno river”
Florence is the cradle of the Renaissance, today as it was 500 years ago. The new Urban Renaissance is along the streets, on the walls, the street signs and in all the street art you see around Florence.
Here a some pictures of the most iconic street artists in Florence. Join us to Florence Street Art Tour (& Food)! Read the tour’s review by our customers Greg & Susan here! Continue reading “Florence Street Art: meet the new Renaissance in Florence”
Are you coming to Florence? The cradle of the Renaissance can be overwhelming for some first-time visitors with so many things to see and to do. Here our recommendations for your first time in Florence. Continue reading “Florence Top Attractions: What to See”
The Giardino delle Rose takes its name from the large collection of roses. Inside the garden there are about 1000 varieties of roses and other plants, including 350 species of old roses. Continue reading “Visit the Rose Garden in Florence”
The Giardino dell’Iris, or Iris Garden, is located close to Piazzale Michelangelo and was founded in 1954 to host “Premio Firenze”, the first International Contest for the best varieties of Iris, promoted by Flaminia Specht and Nita Stross Radicati, members of the Italian Society Friends of the Flowers. Continue reading “Visit Florence: The Iris Garden”