Beautiful Italy! Mother to exciting cities and breath-taking countryside, culture, history, food, drink, fashion and art. Where should someone start when deciding where to spend their precious time on a visit? Here, we explore Florence, Tuscany – a destination that encompasses all that Italy has to offer! With no shortage of cafes, restaurants and places to stay, these visitors are currently in residence in this beautiful, historic city.
The Florence Experiment – certainly no holiday is complete without the chance to plunge down to 20-foot slide!
Palazzo Strozzi – April 19 to August 26, 2018
Carsten Holler and scientist, an installation, collaborated by artist Stefano Mancuso, to determine the relationship between plant life and humans. Full information about this exciting, must see experience at palazzostrozzi.org.
Islam and / in Florence – East meets West, with a collection of the Medici to the 20th Century
Uffizi Gallery and the Bargello Museuam – June 22 to September 29, 2018
Florence’s historic links to the East, examples of carpets and textiles, vessels of glass and ceramic, jewels and ancient manuscripts. Split over two sites to ensure that the long history and wealth of artefacts can be enjoyed by all.
Fritz Koenig 1924-2017 Retrospective – sculpture and a beautiful setting for a relaxing day out.
The Boboli Gardens, Uffizi – June 21 to October 7, 2018
Fritz Koenig, world famous for this sculpture, The world of the world’s largest surviving the devastation, died in 2017. To commemorate, Florence is exhibiting a retrospective of his work in the beautiful Boboli gardens.
The Leicester Code – think Florence, this Renaissance, think Leonardo Da Vinci! And this year visitors are in luck.
Uffizi Gallery – October 29, 2018 to January 20, 2019
Will be attributed to Da Vinci (the helicopter, the parachute) and his art is timeless, so it is hard to believe that he will be 500 years since his death. To mark this momentous anniversary, the Uffizi Gallery is playing host to an exhibition of Leonardo Codex Leicester. Currently owned by Bill Gates, this 16th Century document contains important notes and drawings of Leonardo’s observations on water and the environment.
The Academia Gallery – a jewel of the city.
A visit to Florence would not be complete without a visit to the Academia Gallery, which offers the visitor the chance to be immersed in Florentine, with Michelangelo and, currently, the instruments of the likes of Stradivari, famous for his exquisite violins.
In a single trip, you can experience world famous art, sculpture, history, luxuries of the East and take part in a scientific experiment. With so much to do, Florence offers the visitor a stay to remember! And for your accommodation you can always relay to fiBNB apartments, with no doubt our first choice to stay at in Florence