Caffé and Restaurants
LE GIUBBE ROSSE
Repubblica square , 13/14
Founded at the end 18th century by the Austrian brothers Reininghaus, it was denominated by the Florentines, because of the difficulty they had to pronounce that foreign name. The name “Red Coatscame from the fact that the Viennese waiters used to wear red jackets.
In 1913 the Florentine Futurists elected it as their headquarters, where meetings of literates and Italian and foreigners artists used to take place. After the Second World War, its reputations started to decline, until 1991, when the new managers decided to attract young artists and organize meetings and cultural events.
To this date it is a center of prestigious exhibitions and national and international artistic exchange.
CONCERT HALL PASZKOWSKI
Repubblica square 31/35
tel:+39 055 2102360
Founded in 1846 as a beer house, it gradually became a Coffee Concert-hall, known all over the world.
Its musical evenings, animated by international artists, conferences and fashion events are famous in many countries.
Meeting point for artists and writers the Coffee Paszkowski is still today an oasis for those who look for a quiet and refined place.
The 19th century style rooms, are the ideal frame to enjoy a good cup of tea or an appetizer of the house. It is very elegant and in 1991 it has been declared National Monument.
S Lorenzo market
Faenza street, 66-68
tel: +39 055 218576
The eighteenth-century building where it has its premises where it is located -- actually tied to the board of the Ministry of cultural heritage -- was originally a shed for carriages.
It was turned into coffe shop by Mr. Sabatino Folli in 1920
Due to its location, right in the central market, the coffee was a daily meeting point for so many local dealers and for the journalists and the personnel of the newspaper “Nuovo Giornale”.
In the span of 80 years of uninterrupted management by the same family, it has always maintained the same style, with contributed to make it the ideal break from frenetic activities or shopping.
ANTICO RISTORANTE PAOLI
Tavolini street , 12
Tel: +39 055 216215
Opened in 1824 it was, from the outset, frequented by the greatest exponents of Italian art who left their own imprint in the decorations that still adorn it.
Some of them are worth mentioning, such as the three fanlights with scenes from the Decameron (C. Coppedè) in the main room and the paintings and writings celebrating the virtues of the table (G: Ghini) in the Saletta delle Rose.
In the fifties, the present owner added new shine to the place enriching it of the works of L. Guarnieri and P. Annigoni.
A meeting point of exponents of the Italian culture, the restaurant is also reputed for maintaining the ancient traditions of Tuscan cuisine.
CASA DEL VINO (wine house)
S. Lorenzo market
Via dell'Ariento, 16
Tel: +39 055 215609
From an old photograph that shows the typical cart that supplied wine to the shop, we can retrace the history of the place, where farmers and carters granted themselves pleasure of a good glass of local wine.
Besides the good wines tested on the spot or for purchase, the Casa del Vino is also reputed for its Tuscan croutons, its rich selection of charcuterie and assorted cheeses.
The original furniture of walnut-tree, are decorated with capitals representing clocks and floral motives.
FIASCHETTERIA GIÀ VECCHIO CASENTINO
Wine shop already "old casentino”
Dei Neri street, 17
Tel: +39 055 217411
The place, originally a wine shop at the end of the sixties, was transformed into a warm and pleasant place where one can taste Tuscan cuisine accompanied with a glass of very good wine.
Situated in the ground floor of a fifteenth-century building, the wine shop still has the aspect of the ancient wine cellar.
Shelves, for the exposure of the wines and an ample counter complete the furniture, realised by benches, tables and chairs of solid wood.
Hotel Casa del Lago
Lungarno Vespucci, 58
Zone: Lungarno Tempio
The Hotel Casa del Lago is located in the historical center of Florence in a 19th century building, in typical tuscan architecture.
Hotel Domus Florentiae
Via degli Avelli, 2
Zone:San Lorenzo - Santa Maria Novella - Palazzo Strozzi - Duomo
Hotel Domus Florentiæ, in the heart of the city, awaits you for business trips or tourist sojourns
Hotel Park Palace
Piazzale Galileo, 5
Zone: Giardino di Boboli
The Park Palace superior class 4 star Hotel is situated in a quiet and peaceful residential area, surrounded by a romantic garden.
Hotel Orto de' Medici
Via S. Gallo, 30
Zone: San Lorenzo
The Orto de' Medici Hotel in Florence is located inside an early 19th Century palace along a tranquil street in downtown Florence.
The Spring of the Renaissance in Florence
From 23 March 2012 to 18 August 2013 at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence exhibitoni of the spring of the Renaissance by Beatrice Paolozzi Strozzi and Marc Bormand.
Florence show on Donatello and Lippi
Show "Prato, echoes precious - Donatello, Lippi and masterpieces of the Sacred", scheduled at the Museum of the Opera del Duomo.
Museum of Mural Painting - Museum of the Opera del Duomo - Cathedral Square
Exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi on the Renaissance
The spring of the Renaissance. The sculpture and the arts in Florence 1400-1460
Palazzo Strozzi, 23 March-18 August 2013
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World Cycling Florence 2013
World Championships 2013 in Florence a path to the World Cycling Championships Lucca to Florence.
Luxury and elegance - Exhibition at Palazzo Pitti
The porcelain French court and the Ginori
On the occasion of forty years after the opening of the Porcelain Museum of Palazzo Pitti, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 opening of the exhibition 'Luxury and elegance - Porcelain French court and[...]
Paths of wonder - Exhibition at the Bargello Museum in Florence
Restored works of the Bargello
The National Museum of the Bargello proposed for the year 2013 an exhibition dedicated to some important restoration works of the Museum, recently concluded, that are the result of generous cooperation against the[...]
In the splendor of the Medici - Exhibition at the Museum of the Medici Chapels
Pope Leo X and Florence
The Medici Chapels Museum will celebrate the figure of Leo X, the first pope of the Medici family, in five hundred years since the election to the papacy. From the angle of Florence, the show will follow the life of John,[...]
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