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Fun-filled adventures in the heart of Florence

Looking for unique things to do in Florence? Concierge Adriano Pecoraro’s suggestions for entertaining and out-of-the-ordinary activities are sure to make your stay unforgettable. Look forward to the best holiday Tuscany has to offer.

Cultural Highlights in our Grounds

MITICO

‘Viewing the World’ Art Installation

Join us between 16 May and 7 November to explore MITICO, our new collaboration with acclaimed art gallery Galleria Continua.

Discover Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich’s two installations, “Window & Ladder” and “The Cloud”, which pay homage to our hotel’s exceptional location overlooking Florence, the city of Renaissance.

The large-scare pieces offer a fascinating exploration of perception of reality and illusion in art, as well as ideas of universal beauty through differing points of view.

Follow the art path and visit our other MITICO installations around Italy:
Cooking the World at Hotel Cipriani, Venice | Loving the World at Castello di Casole, Tuscany | Colouring the World at Grand Hotel Timeo, Sicily

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Secret Florence

Join us as we draw back the curtain on some of Florence’s most exclusive cultural exhibitions, rooms and artifacts.

Venture through hidden rooms at the Opificio delle Pietre Dure. Access Pietro Porcinai’s private archives, perhaps spotting how this renowned landscape architect was inspired to create our very own gardens. Or parse through fascinating archives at Florence's Zeffirelli museum.

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Garden Yoga & Meditation

Find your spot in a tranquil corner in our Leonardo woodland for a yoga or meditation session. In this peaceful and inspiring area, connect body and soul with the stunning landscape and marvel at the surrounding greenery.

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The Art of Making

Discover why Florence is world-renowned for its creative craftsmanship. Head into the city to meet with the craftspeople spearheading Florence’s New Renaissance.

Step behind the scenes and see how artists are preserving manual traditions with new materials and contemporary style. From jewelry to shoes, crystalware to perfumery, listen to each artisan talk passionately about their art’s heritage and style. End the morning at a Louis Vuitton boutique with an exclusive luggage organisation experience.

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Greet the Day with Leonardo

Travel through time and walk in the footsteps of the great Leonardo Da Vinci. Trekking through Monte Ceceri park, you’ll reach the top of the very same hill where Leonardo tested his flying machine in 1506. It was here that humans first took flight according to Zoroastro Da Peretola, a legendary pupil of Leonardo’s. Gaze across the wooded valley and spot Il Duomo in the distance the views are truly inspiring.

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A Private Visit to the Zeffirelli Museum

Located in a beautiful building that was once Florence’s main courthouse, visit the extraordinary Zeffirelli museum and gallery in perfect privacy. Be greeted by Franco Zeffirelli’s son, Mr. Pippo, as you explore secret rooms and personal archives that are normally closed to the public.

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Rafting in Florence

Rafting in Florence

Let expert rafters guide you down the San Niccolo weir, under the Ponte Vecchio, as you admire the urban sights. Or, for the ultimate thrill, join a full-day excursion to the Sieve River for a heart-racing ride through the rapids.

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Florence in an Ape Calessino

Hop into an Ape Calessino, the three-wheeled electric car that was so emblematic of Italy in the 50s and 60s.

Discover the city at sunset in this classic vehicle. Access the most famous sights of central Florence that are usually out of bounds to motorists. Please note that this experience is only available after 6pm.

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