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Florence museum merges zany humour with masterpieces on TikTok.  The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, currently closed like all museums in Italy due to the covid-19 pandemic, has added the video-sharing platform TikTok to it...
Two drivers escape death as 260-m bridge collapses in Tuscany. A large bridge on a normally busy provincial road in northern Italy collapsed on the morning of 8 April, but only two drivers were on the viaduct at the tim...
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A birds-eye view of an empty Florence during lockdown. FlorenceTV has released a video of drone footage showing the streets and monuments of the Tuscan capital devoid of crowds during Italy's nationwide lockdown due to...
Michelangelo lived in hiding from the Medici in Florence in 1530. Michelangelo Buonarotti, the Italian High Renaissance master, gifted the world a stunning artistic legacy from the Sistine Chapel frescoes to magnificent...
US student fined for defacing Florence landmark. A 21-year-old American tourist has been fined €160 after being caught scrawling his name on Ponte Vecchio in Florence. The incident took place on 3 January, with polic...
Firenze Card gives access to 72 museums and monuments in Florence. With so many dazzling museums, villas, gardens and monuments in Florence, it is impossible for tourists to see them all, particularly if only visiting t...
Guns N' Roses only Italian concert in 2020 will be in Florence. Guns N' Roses have been confirmed for the 2020 edition of Firenze Rocks, the annual rock musical festival in Florence, which is scheduled in the Parco dell...
Florence reunites restored Baptistery doors. The three monumental doors from Florence’s Baptistery have been reunited for the first time in 30 years, following a complex restoration programme which began in 1978, and ca...
Florence to plant 15,000 new trees around the city. It is now possible to donate a tree to the city of Florence, along with a plaque containing the name of the person to whom the tree is dedicated. The first tree to...
Flooding situation critical across Tuscany.Florence is on alert as the waters of the river Arno have risen to the highest levels in 20 years, reaching 4.8 metres on Sunday 17 November. However the river's waters in Flor...
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Florence city council votes to increase tourist tax.From 1 January 2020, visitors staying overnight in Florence will pay an increased tourist tax after the city council voted to increase the so-called tassa di soggiorno....
Italy’s highest court, the Court of Cassation, has ruled that there must be a retrial of the case against Amanda Knox and her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for the sexual assault and murder of the British student Me...
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