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3 Reasons to visit Florence this month

Our city has always something interesting to offer. From sports to cultural activities, you´ll never get bored. Here are some of many activities you can enjoy  if you are in town.

Florence Creativity Fair

Visit the renaissance´s Fortress for something very different than visiting a museum. ‘Florence Creativity’ is an event entirely dedicated to what the imagination can produce, in all fields. This fair showcases hand-made products, all made in Italy. From paintings to woodwork, and even tailoring. The gastronomical side of the fair is obviously something to keep track of.

Does “Cake design contests” say anything to you?

creativity fest


when: October 29 – November 1
cost: €8, kids under 10 for free
times: 9:30 am to 7 pm
where: at Fortezza da Basso, Viale F. Strozzi (5 minutes from train station)

SOURCE: Florence Web Guide


Pope Francis in Florence



Florence is hosting the 5th National Ecclesiastical Convention, from November 9th to the 13th, with the much-awaited visit of Papa Francesco. He will take part in the convetnion and will also visit the cathedral. Also, a mass will be held at the sports center Franchi on Tuesday the 10th. Expect re-routing  and delays in traffic. His visit constitutes a special and one of a kind experience, even for non-believers.


32nd Florence Marathon 



November 29th marks the date for Florence´s 32nd Marathon, a very special and iconic event for all Florentines and any sports enthusiast. The city tends to be a bit jammed due to many streets being used for the race, but it is definitely something you don’t want to miss. This 42km competition crosses the entire city center, passing by some of the most beautiful and suggestive places in Florence.

SOURCE: Visit Florence

Bonus: Visit us for some wine tasting! Our doors are always opened for those looking for a true Tuscan experience! Wine tasting, cooking classes and all the magic of an original Medici Villa at your disposal. Find out more about our accommodation residences and more activities available at Villa Medicea di Lilliano.



We are waiting for you, find us only 15 minutes away from downtown Florence!