Getting around in Florence – Lonely Planet

Delightfully compact and jam-packed with architectural landmarks, Florence is a breeze to navigate. Over the centuries its Unesco-listed centro store (historic center) has been tried and tested by pedestrians, horse-drawn carriages and motorized vehicles, with explorers on foot consistently bagging the ‘easiest way to get around’ prize. The center of this Renaissance city was designed … Read more

Eni: in Florence Enjoy car sharing fleet goes also electric

Florence, 24 October 2022 – Enjoy, Eni’s car sharing service, is going electric in Florence, with the addition of the XEV YOYO battery swapping city cars to its fleet. The news was announced today at Palazzo Vecchio in the presence of Dario Nardella, Mayor of Florence, and Stefano Giorgetti, Councillor for Major Infrastructure, Mobility and … Read more

A Guide to the Florence Wine Windows in Italy

Last Updated on 26th September 2022 by Sophie Nadeau Florence is a foodie city that is a veritable delight for those in search of the good life. Birthplace of Gelato, and home to many a pizza and pasta dish, Firenze is also where you’ll find the ‘Florence wine windows,‘ a rather unique method of selling … Read more

New vision for Florence: the transformation of a former tobacco factory

N ot much changes in Italy’s Renaissance-packed city of Florence. The marble walls of the Duomo, the bell tower designed by Giotto, the Uffizi Gallery and the Ponte Vecchio: together, they combine to make the city a monumental open-air museum of historical excellence. Yet for the Florentine population of around 700,000, the city’s rigid respect … Read more

manifattura tabacchi taps patricia urquiola & q-bic to convert florence’s cigar factory into residences

manifattura tabacchi residences by 2023 In Florence, former cigar factory Manifattura Tabacchi is being transformed as spacious and bright. apartments with industrial-inspired lofts by designer Patricia Urquiola and studio q-bic, slated for December 2023 completion. The residential project forms part of the redevelopment plan of Manifattura Tabacchi which will renovate the historical industrial lot into … Read more

Auger-Aliassime Flourishes In Florence Spotlight

FLORENCE/WASHINGTON, October 16, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The UniCredit Firenze Open wrapped up the ATP Tour’s return to Tuscany for the first time since 1994 with a flourish Sunday afternoon. World No. 13 and top seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada garnered his second career ATP Tour title in his 11th tour-level final with a 6-4, … Read more

Wolf Continues To Build Upon Memorable Week In Florence

FLORENCE/WASHINGTON, October 14, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) With only four of the original eight seeds remaining in the UniCredit Firenze Open draw on Friday in Tuscany – which included just one Italian from the seven who began the week in the ATP 250 indoor hard court event – ​​it’s anyone’s guess how the quarterfinal-round matches … Read more

Venice, Florence, Skye overtourism: How residents feel about travelers’ return

After two years of purely domestic or fraught travel plans, figures suggest Europeans are raring to go abroad this summer. But those living in Europe’s holiday hotspots are likely to feel more ambivalent. Travel numbers have now begun to climb back to pre-pandemic levels. The main teething issues – to put it mildly – have … Read more