Florence is the fabulous Renaissance capital of Tuscany.

Summer in Fiesole – June / July

Estate Fiesolana – Summer in Fiesole,  is an annual cultural program, offering music, theatre, cinema and happenings through our most of the estate, from mid June until early August. Jazz, classic, theatre, performance arts and dance in the Roman amphitheatre in Fiesole, in the Unesco protected Demidoff park in Pratolino and […]

Historical football Florence – June

Historical football Florence is played every year in June in Piazza Santa Croce in Florence . Calcio Storico, the game has its origins in etruscan and maybe even earlier versions of ‘playing with a ball like object. Some documents state, that the roman soldiers, who founded ‘Fiorenza‘ in 59 A.D, used […]

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San Giovanni in Florence 24th June

San Giovanni in Florence 24th of June. Mid summer celebrations ! San Giovanni is the patron of Florence, and is celebrated with historical processions in the morning, ancient football games, ‘Calcio Storico‘ in the afternoon at Piazza Santa Croce and fire works in the evening! Happen to be in Florence, be […]

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Easter in Florence

Easter in Florence is celebrated with Brindellone!
 Easter is an important celebration in Tuscany and is marked with religious traditions all around the region. The most important Easter happening takes place in Florence, in front of the Dome, Santa Maria del Fiore. The tradition has its roots back to the first crusades in 11th […]

Adventure Park in Pratolino

Adventure park in Pratolino is situated right next to the Unesco protected Demidoff park in Pratolino, the adventure park is a lovely space in the green woods, created for tree climbing and other activities for children of all ages.

Florence Marathon 2015

Florence Marathon last weekend on November. Join the crowd  of nearly 10.000 runners in one of the most beautiful Renaissance towns in the world! November in Tuscany is beautiful, you can enjoy crispy mornings and sunny days. The the fresh new olive oil is newly made. Combine the marathon weekend with a […]

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Opera Concerts in Tuscany

Musica Maestro! Opera concerts in Tuscany! Opera lirica! Opera is big in northern Italy, where Giuseppe Verdi lived and worked. The Verona Opera Festival is one of the most known opera festivals in Italy. But also in Tuscany, where another great Italian composer, Giacomo Puccini lived. Specially in Lucca, where Puccini […]

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