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Cultural life

Cultural life

Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Gardens, monuments, buildings, and streets are, in many cases, veritable masterpieces... Walking down the streets of Florence is like walking through the halls of a big open air museum...

But, even if the outdoors have so much to offer, don't forget that Florence is home to some of the most important 'indoor museums' in the world! The Uffizi museum, for example, is famous all around the globe (the 'Primavera del Botticelli' alone is worth a visit to the city), the Galleria dell'Accademia, has a wonderful gallery of statues (among them the Michelangelo's world-celebrated David!), and there are many, many more!

Florence cultural life, however, is not only "Past or Renaissance-oriented!" Artists from all corners of the planet choose Florence for their contemporary art exhibitions. In this section, you can find a complete list of the official places to see very interesting modern art.


So lazy that the thought of a guided tour of the city makes you sweat? Explore Florence at your own pace with studentVille's descriptions and locations of the most incredible monuments in town.



Florence has an extremely rich Renaissance heritage and is unique in terms of artistic tradition. In fact, the entire city is practically an outdoor museum. According to UNESCO, 60% of the world's most important works of art are in Italy, and around half of these are in Florence!

Exhibitions & Fairs

Fashion, dance, theater, handmade crafts, art, opera and history. At any time of year, there's always a spectacle to be seen in Florence. Here's our introduction to some of the biggest expositions and festivals in the city.


Francesca Papi, of "Fantastic Florence", has organized several beautifully unique and fun tours to offer you in collaboration with studentsVille!

10 Things

Music Festivals, folklore events, Vespa rides, spas, Dolce Vita, gelato, museums, wineries, beaches and mountains. 10 things that you - definitely! - can't miss in Florence and in Tuscany.
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