Florence in Winter – Best events and things to do

Could Winter be the best time to visit Florence? It is for me. Winter in Florence means all the atmosphere of festive Christmas traditions, enjoying museums without the crowds, a magical atmosphere in the air, and plenty of sweet treats. January shows off the new trends during the Pitti Uomo fashion show, while the sales… Read more »

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3 Great Exhibitions in Florence this Autumn

If you’re visiting Florence this Autumn 2022, don’t miss out on some awesome exhibitions that enrich the city’s cultural offering this year. You have the chance to explore the puzzling world of Escher, the complex visions of contemporary artist Olafur Eliasson, and the works of one of the most iconic photographers of the last century,… Read more »

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Things to do in Tuscany in September – Harvests to Wine Festivals

There are plenty of things to do in September in Tuscany. The summer is coming to an end, the temperatures aren’t as scorching and Tuscany is getting ready for autumn and the new wines. The light is softer and the atmosphere relaxing. Could this be the perfect time to visit Tuscany? Vendemmia – Try your… Read more »

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Best Art Exhibitions in Florence 2022

Are you planning a trip to Florence this year? We take a closer look at a few of the unmissable art exhibitions on in Florence in 2022. From Renaissance masters Michelangelo and Donatello to contemporary artistic experiments by Eliasson and 20th century Italian artists Chini and Berti. CHECK OUT THIS POPULAR TUSCANY GUIDED DAY-TOUR FROM… Read more »

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“Wolves coming”, by Chinese artist Ruowang

A pack of hundred wolves has taken over Piazza Pitti in Florence, showing their teeth and silently growling at the passersby. This is the giant installation of Chinese artist Liu Ruowang, whose title says it all: “Wolves coming”. It’ll be in Florence until 26th October 2020. Beware of the wolves in Piazza Pitti Piazza Pitti,… Read more »

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Florence in October – Best events and festivals

October is a great time to be in Florence. It’s the beginning of Autumn, the weather is good and the city is bathed in a soft light, with temperatures that are just perfect for sightseeing in the city. Here we give you a peek at what’s on in October: the best exhibits, events to enjoy… Read more »

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See the Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester at the Uffizi in Florence

This October 2018 is a special time for the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. One of Leonardo’s manuscripts, the Codex Leicester is coming back to Italy this year. The precious codex is currently owned by American multibillionaire Bill Gates, who will lend it to the Uffizi, where it will be shown as part of an exhibition from… Read more »

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What to do in Florence – 20 Ways to experience the real Florence

Find out about what to do in Florence during your stay. Here are 20 ways to experience the real Florence, including quintessential sights and food you absolutely have to try. If you want to live Florence while you’re there, these are the things you absolutely have to do. What to do in Florence – Best… Read more »

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Autumn 2017 Art Exhibitions in Florence and Tuscany

If you’re planning a trip to Tuscany this season, and would like to add a little artistic flair to your trip, here are a few of our favourite exhibits, all of which will be around until January 2018. Florence shows off 16th century paintings and sculptures, Siena goes back in time with a collection of… Read more »

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