March Madness

Mad as a March Hare! “In like a lion, out like a lamb” aptly describes the month of March. As the goddess Flora descends upon the Renaissance city, the days gradually grow longer and warmer. The chill of winter is quickly forgotten, and the countryside beckons us with vibrant buds and fragrant breezes. To sports …

Jogging in Florence

Jogging in a crowded city with hardly any sidewalk space can be frustrating and dangerous. Luckily, Florence offers scenic routes where jogging is safe and enjoyable. Walking in the city center in the morning or evening, you are likely to encounter individuals in their sportswear, especially in parks and along the Arno. Here are six …

Tips to become a Fiorentina fan

Dylan Nikoletopoulos Before the game: It is recommended to buy some sort of Fiorentina paraphernalia. Nearly every street vendor sells team jerseys for around €20. Scarfs are a cheap alternative for €10–15. Be at the stadium an hour before the game starts. It takes a while to get through security and find your seat. If …

Florence Hosts Half Marathon on April 3

The 32nd edition of the international Half Marathon Firenze Vivicittà is set to take place this year on Sunday, April 3.   Participants range from running enthusiasts to families with children, and runners from around the world and are expected to partake in this classic race along the streets of Florence. Runners choose between a …

Florence Creativity Returns

Creativity never ends, especially at the fall edition of the Florence Creativity Festival that is taking place at the Fortezza da Basso next month from Thursday, Oct.29 to Sunday, Nov. 1.   The fair, now in its fifth year, includes events, courses and expositors presenting new ideas, techniques and materials, and is a not-to-miss event …