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free museums for residents in 2014

Domenica del Fiorentino is back for 2014! As we reported last year, there’s one Sunday almost every month when Florence’s civic museums encourage residents to see what’s in their own backyard.  It starts this Sunday, January 12, when you can gain free entry to the Palazzo Vecchio (including the Torre di Arnolfo), the Stefano Bardini Museum, the Fondazione Salvatore Romano Museum, the Santa […]

upcoming events: june 2013

Ahh, June! The official start of summer. The days are longer this month than any other (well, for us Northern Hemisphere folk), meaning there are more hours in every day to keep exploring our beautiful city. Here’s your next installment of the top free things you could do to wile away the upcoming weeks. Check […]

Lovers, carousel at night, Florence, Italy by Robert Crum

upcoming events: february 2013

February: it’s so much more than Valentine’s Day. While Florence is a romantic place to spend a lovers’ holiday, we’ve got a whole month of free events and tours to get to. Tell your sweetheart (if you’ve got one) that you’re on a mission for more museums this month. If you’re single – we’ve got […]

Masaccio, Tribute Money, Brancacci Chapel, 1425

free museums monthly in 2013

      *Updated for 2014 here! This Sunday,  January 13th, you can gain free entry to the Palazzo Vecchio, the Stefano Bardini Museum, the Fondazione Salvatore Romano Museum, the Santa Maria Novella Museum, and the Brancacci Chapel at Santa Maria del Carmine. Let’s just let that list sink in for a second. Some of Florence’s most crowded and […]

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cenacolo crawl: florence’s last supper scenes

Thanksgiving! A heartwarming day when a beautiful feast is enjoyed and celebrated with family and friends. The holiday is distinctly American, but the tradition of gathering to share an important meal long outlives our young country. In the Christian tradition, Jesus shared a Passover meal with friends where he gave thanks; unfortunately, it took a […]