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Carnival in Florence

Carnival is celebrated enthusiastically thoughout Italy, and Florence is no exception. During the street procession, you'll see costumes from all around the world. Festivities incorporate a cosmopolitan element, giving Carnival in Florence its truly...

Festival dei Popoli

The Festival dei Popoli (International Documentary Film Festival) is one of Europe's leading documentary film festivals. This year, the festival will be held in the heart of the Tuscan city for the 49th time. Documentaries will be screened at differe...

International Iris Competition

In May every year Florence's renowned Iris Garden opens its gates for the International Iris Competition. Before the irises enter the competition they are first lovingly nurtured over a period of three years. The flowers are judged on colour, fragran...

Calcio Storico

For well over 600 years, a costume football match has been played in Florence on the 24th of June. The game is played in honour of the city's patron saint, St John the Baptist, although the original aim of the tournament was to keep the city's milita...

Tango Festival

During this festival you can enjoy performances by the world's leading tango dancers. The festival celebrates its seventh anniversary this year and will be held, following tradition, in the Sashall theatre. Apart from spectacular performances, the pr...

Festa di San Giovanni

The feast day of San Giovanni (St John the Baptist) is Florence's most important feast day and also one of the most fun. The relationship between the city and the Holy Man goes back a long way. As Jesus' envoy, John shared the same role as Florence,...

Florence is de hoofdstad van Toscane in Italie

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