Florence restores Michelangelo's Bandini Pietà

Restoration project revealed imperfections in marble.   The restoration of Michelangelo’s Bandini Pietà at the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence's cathedral museum, has been completed. Research...

Elon Musk visits museums in Florence

Tesla and Space X founder is visiting Tuscany. Elon Musk, the tech magnate and one of the richest people in the world, paid a surprise visit to the Uffizi Galleries in Florence on Tuesday evening....

Living descendants of Leonardo da Vinci identified in Tuscany

Fourteen descendants of Leonardo da Vinci indetified in Tuscany.  New research, conducted in Italy by two Leonardo da Vinci experts, has identified fourteen descendants  of the Tuscan genius. The...

Florence: Uffizi boss proposes street food tax in Italy's art cities

Schmidt blames oil from take-away sandwiches, pizza and kebabs for stains on Florence streets and monuments.The head of Italy's Uffizi Gallery, Eike Schmidt, has suggested taxing street food vendors i...

All you need to know about Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence

A brief histroy of the Pitti Immagine Uomo fashion show.  From the late 19th century until the current day, prestigious luxury Italian fashion brands have allowed Italy to consistently dominate the f...

Italy: Toddler missing since Monday night found alive

Toddler found three kilometres from home. Nicola Tanturli, the toddler missing since Monday night from his home in a remote area of northern Tuscany, has been found alive. The news, confirmed by t...

Italy search for missing toddler in Tuscany

Boy went missing from family home on Monday night in the wilderness of the Appenines. A search continued throughout the night in a desperate attempt to find a toddler who went missing from his parent...

Sophia Loren receives the keys to Florence

Florence mayor plays violin for Sophia Loren. Oscar-winning Italian actress Sophia Loren received the keys to Florence at a ceremony in Palazzo Vecchio on 5 June. After conferring the honour, Flor...

Florence's Uffizi Gallery evacuated due to smoke from roof

Florence museum expected to reopen as soon as possible after evacuation. An evacuation was underway at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence on the morning of 26 May due to the dense smoke from a chimney on...

Florence: Uffizi opens new rooms and unveils lost frescoes

Uffizi opens new rooms and displays frescoes uncovered during covid-19 shutdown. When the Uffizi Gallery reopens in Florence on 4 May, after months of closure due to Italy's covid-19 restrictions, vi...

The Top 17 Museums in Florence

Here is the ultimate guide to the best museums in Florence.   Florence houses some of the most renowned museums and art galleries worldwide. Here is a list of the top museums in the city. Florence...

A brief history of Ponte Vecchio, the Old Bridge in Florence

Ponte Vecchio is the most famous bridge in Florence. It earned its name, "Old Bridge," by surviving a long and exciting history. It's possible that the bridge existed in some form during the Roman E...

All you need to know about Historic Florentine Football

Regarded as one of the world's most dangerous sports, Calcio Storico Fiorentino,  or 'historic Florentine football," dates back to 16th century Florence. A combination of football and rugby, it was...

Best parks and gardens in Florence

All you need to know on the the best parks and gardens in Florence.  Secret gardens, public and private parks, and verdant hills, Florence’s reputation for being “green” goes beyond its eco - sustain...

Dante sculpture in Florence likened to Rome's infamous Christmas tree

Penone tribute to Dante gets mixed reaction in Florence. When Florence unveiled a large sculpture inspired by Dante on the 700th anniversary of his death, it triggered a sea of ironic comments on soc...

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