Florence’s historic palaces open their courtyards and gardens to “Wine Town” on May 17 and 18

On Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 a selection of great Florentine historic palaces will open their courtyards and gardens to the fourth edition of WineTown, an event offering an unusual combination of quality wine tasting, concerts and performances. … Continue reading

From Turin to Rome, the “Italia Gelato Tour” celebrates traditional gelato-making in May and June

Mid-may will see the start of the Italia Gelato Tour, an itinerant festival celebrating the traditions and protagonists of Italian gelato-making throughout the peninsula. Starting from the most beautiful piazze in Florence on May 17, the tour will proceed to … Continue reading

‘Gates of Paradise’ finally to be unveiled in Florence after 27 years

After more than 27 years, the restoration of Ghiberti’s ‘Gates of Paradise’ has been completed and the results will finally be unveiled to the public. Dubbed the ‘Gates of Paradise’ by Michelangelo, who was struck by their remarkable beauty and … Continue reading