The new guide to Florence’s Uffizi Galleries – showing only the nudes

The new guide to Florence’s Uffizi Galleries – showing only the nudes

There are lots of guides to the visual splendours of Florence's world-famous galleries - but for those with a short attention span comes a new one, showing only nude or erotic artworks.

No more passeggiata: Florence limits evening walks in city centre ‘to stop virus spread’

No more passeggiata: Florence limits evening walks in city centre ‘to stop virus spread’

How Italy’s tourist hotspots are preparing for summer 2021

How Italy’s tourist hotspots are preparing for summer 2021

Dante’s last laugh: Why Italy’s national poet isn’t buried where you think he is

Dante’s last laugh: Why Italy’s national poet isn’t buried where you think he is

‘New model’: How Florence and Venice plan to rebuild tourism after the coronavirus crisis

‘New model’: How Florence and Venice plan to rebuild tourism after the coronavirus crisis

Italian lawyers seek justice for Dante – 700 years after his death

Italian lawyers seek justice for Dante – 700 years after his death

American drives wrong way up Italian motorway in high-speed police chase

American drives wrong way up Italian motorway in high-speed police chase

Florence wants to ban smoking in parks and at bus stops

Florence wants to ban smoking in parks and at bus stops

IN PHOTOS: People across Italy join protests against racism and police brutality

IN PHOTOS: People across Italy join protests against racism and police brutality

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Florence’s Duomo introduces social distancing necklaces for visitors

Coronavirus forces Italy to close its biggest tourist attractions

Coronavirus forces Italy to close its biggest tourist attractions

Italy’s Uffizi Gallery wins US court battle against ‘bloodsucking’ ticket touts

Italy’s Uffizi Gallery wins US court battle against ‘bloodsucking’ ticket touts

IN PHOTOS: Remembering the great flood of Florence

IN PHOTOS: Remembering the great flood of Florence

Rail chaos in Florence after suspected arson attack on high-speed line

Rail chaos in Florence after suspected arson attack on high-speed line

Thousands gather in Florence to pay homage to Italian director Zeffirelli

Thousands gather in Florence to pay homage to Italian director Zeffirelli

Italy’s ‘art cities’ are attracting more visitors than ever. But can they cope?

Italy’s ‘art cities’ are attracting more visitors than ever. But can they cope?

World’s first graffiti-busting laser helps Florence’s ‘Angels’

World’s first graffiti-busting laser helps Florence’s ‘Angels’

Florence’s ‘secret’ Vasari corridor to open to the public in 2021

Florence’s ‘secret’ Vasari corridor to open to the public in 2021

Meet the mad monk of Florence, the man behind Italy’s Bonfire of the Vanities

Meet the mad monk of Florence, the man behind Italy’s Bonfire of the Vanities

Good curry in Italy? It exists, and it’s in Florence

Good curry in Italy? It exists, and it’s in Florence

The Florence silk mill still using a Da Vinci-designed machine

The Florence silk mill still using a Da Vinci-designed machine

Italian police fire Tasers for the first time, on naked homeless man in Florence

Italian police fire Tasers for the first time, on naked homeless man in Florence

Where to eat in Florence without falling foul of its snacking ban

Where to eat in Florence without falling foul of its snacking ban

Florence bans snacking on historic streets

Florence bans snacking on historic streets

In just nine months, nearly 500 Florence residents were turfed out to make way for tourist rentals

In just nine months, nearly 500 Florence residents were turfed out to make way for tourist rentals

One of Florence’s greatest spectacles is about to begin

One of Florence’s greatest spectacles is about to begin

Peregrine falcons discovered nesting in Florence’s bell tower

Peregrine falcons discovered nesting in Florence’s bell tower

American student stabbed in Florence after ‘defending girlfriend from harassment’

American student stabbed in Florence after ‘defending girlfriend from harassment’

American tourist faces fine for peeing on famous Florence arches

American tourist faces fine for peeing on famous Florence arches

Tension in Florence after immigrant is shot dead

Tension in Florence after immigrant is shot dead

Forget Milan: Why Florence is the cradle of Italian fashion

Forget Milan: Why Florence is the cradle of Italian fashion

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Codex Leicester to return to Italy

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Codex Leicester to return to Italy

Italy bans commercial use of Michelangelo’s David to fight Florence ticket touts

Italy bans commercial use of Michelangelo’s David to fight Florence ticket touts

Secret Michelangelo room in Florence to open to public

Secret Michelangelo room in Florence to open to public

Serial Spanish nudist strips off in front of Michelangelo’s David

Serial Spanish nudist strips off in front of Michelangelo’s David

Florence closes landmark church after falling stone kills tourist

Florence closes landmark church after falling stone kills tourist

Dozens of Italian university professors investigated over corruption claims

Dozens of Italian university professors investigated over corruption claims

EU Brexit chief tells Italian parliament a quick Brexit deal is ‘possible’

EU Brexit chief tells Italian parliament a quick Brexit deal is ‘possible’

Italy PM to meet EU Brexit negotiator ahead of Theresa May’s speech in Florence

Italy PM to meet EU Brexit negotiator ahead of Theresa May’s speech in Florence

Why Florence is the perfect setting for Theresa May’s big Brexit speech

Why Florence is the perfect setting for Theresa May’s big Brexit speech

Prostitutes’ customers in Florence face jail and fines

Prostitutes’ customers in Florence face jail and fines

Police rescue teenage girl sold into ‘probable slavery’ by father in Florence

Police rescue teenage girl sold into ‘probable slavery’ by father in Florence

Italian police officers investigated over alleged rape of US students

Italian police officers investigated over alleged rape of US students

Five anarchists held in Italy over January 1st blast

Five anarchists held in Italy over January 1st blast

Everything you need to know about Calcio Storico, Italy’s most violent tradition

Everything you need to know about Calcio Storico, Italy’s most violent tradition

Florence’s Uffizi art gallery will host an outdoor cinema this summer – and it’s free

Florence’s Uffizi art gallery will host an outdoor cinema this summer – and it’s free

Budget fashion store Primark is coming to Florence

Budget fashion store Primark is coming to Florence

Florence’s mayor pours water over church steps to banish snacking tourists

Florence’s mayor pours water over church steps to banish snacking tourists

Florence boots iconic market ‘in decline’ out of city centre

Florence boots iconic market ‘in decline’ out of city centre

Mexican ex-governor arrested in Italy over drug money laundering

Mexican ex-governor arrested in Italy over drug money laundering

One of Italy’s most famous gardens is getting a Gucci-funded revamp

One of Italy’s most famous gardens is getting a Gucci-funded revamp

Prince Charles and Camilla swap gifts with the pope

Prince Charles and Camilla swap gifts with the pope

IN PICS: Michelangelo sculpture comes home to Florence after massive restoration project

IN PICS: Michelangelo sculpture comes home to Florence after massive restoration project

G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking

G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking

G7 culture ministers gather in Florence

G7 culture ministers gather in Florence

Florence mayor talks new mosques and veil ban in historic meeting

Florence mayor talks new mosques and veil ban in historic meeting

Thirteen dialect words you need to know in Florence
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Thirteen dialect words you need to know in Florence

The contemporary American artist embracing Renaissance roots in major new exhibition

The contemporary American artist embracing Renaissance roots in major new exhibition

Florence invites would-be vandals to leave ‘digital graffiti’ at Duomo

Florence invites would-be vandals to leave ‘digital graffiti’ at Duomo

Three inmates used knotted bedsheets to escape Florence jail

Three inmates used knotted bedsheets to escape Florence jail

Italy announces G7 Culture meet in Florence

Italy announces G7 Culture meet in Florence

Tuscan house collapses after gas explosion, killing one

Tuscan house collapses after gas explosion, killing one

Italy cracks down on illegal immigration from China

Italy cracks down on illegal immigration from China

Thousands call for EU to support Florence against McDonald’s lawsuit

Thousands call for EU to support Florence against McDonald’s lawsuit

McDonald’s sues Florence for $20 mn after city blocks restaurant

McDonald’s sues Florence for $20 mn after city blocks restaurant

Italian PM leads tributes to the ‘angels of the mud’

Italian PM leads tributes to the ‘angels of the mud’

50 years on, Florence remembers its ‘Angels of the Mud’

50 years on, Florence remembers its ‘Angels of the Mud’

Florence’s Uffizi gallery shines new light on Botticelli masterpieces

Florence’s Uffizi gallery shines new light on Botticelli masterpieces

Following in Dante’s footsteps: Eight beautiful towns to visit in Italy

Following in Dante’s footsteps: Eight beautiful towns to visit in Italy

‘I’m Chinese, I’m Italian – hug me as a human being’

‘I’m Chinese, I’m Italian – hug me as a human being’

The 300-year-old story of what makes Chianti wine so special

The 300-year-old story of what makes Chianti wine so special

Ai WeiWei’s new Italy exhibition tackles migrant crisis

Ai WeiWei’s new Italy exhibition tackles migrant crisis

Italy imam defends burqinis with beach-going nuns photo

Italy imam defends burqinis with beach-going nuns photo

The richest Florence families in 1427 are still rich today

The richest Florence families in 1427 are still rich today

Thousands of tours scrapped as secret Uffizi passage shuts

Thousands of tours scrapped as secret Uffizi passage shuts

Florence not lovin’ idea of McDonald’s in historic centre

Florence not lovin’ idea of McDonald’s in historic centre

Disgraced Concordia captain awaits appeal verdict

Disgraced Concordia captain awaits appeal verdict

Huge sinkhole in city centre will cost Florence €5 million

Huge sinkhole in city centre will cost Florence €5 million

200-metre sinkhole swallows cars in central Florence

200-metre sinkhole swallows cars in central Florence

Italy and Japan urge G7 to spend for growth

Italy and Japan urge G7 to spend for growth

Residents flee homes as small quake hit Florence

Residents flee homes as small quake hit Florence

Another popular Florence art museum is infested with ticks

Another popular Florence art museum is infested with ticks

Florence plans ‘mega-mosque’ for Muslim worshippers

Florence plans ‘mega-mosque’ for Muslim worshippers

How to make friends with the locals in Florence

How to make friends with the locals in Florence

How Florence is coping with its ‘foreign’ food clamp down

How Florence is coping with its ‘foreign’ food clamp down

Florence cracks down on graffiti vandals with new app

Florence cracks down on graffiti vandals with new app

No more kebabs: Florence forces shops to sell local food

No more kebabs: Florence forces shops to sell local food

Michelangelo’s David gets expensive clean-up

Michelangelo’s David gets expensive clean-up

Brrr! Italy braced for snow and hail as winter finally arrives

Brrr! Italy braced for snow and hail as winter finally arrives

Man admits killing American woman in Florence

Man admits killing American woman in Florence

Italy police count on DNA to crack Florence murder

Italy police count on DNA to crack Florence murder

American woman was strangled: police

American woman was strangled: police

American woman found dead in Florence

American woman found dead in Florence

Court drops Renzi dinner expenses case

Court drops Renzi dinner expenses case

Renzi denies €600,000 dinner expense claims

Renzi denies €600,000 dinner expense claims

Van Gogh and God in Italy sacred art show

Van Gogh and God in Italy sacred art show

Italy archaeologists in ‘real’ Mona Lisa quest

Italy archaeologists in ‘real’ Mona Lisa quest

Florence mulls refugees for storm clean-up

Florence mulls refugees for storm clean-up

Brit weighing 120kg rescued from bell tower

Brit weighing 120kg rescued from bell tower

Tourists caught having sex on Florence bench

Tourists caught having sex on Florence bench

Canadian urinates on Florence cathedral dome

Canadian urinates on Florence cathedral dome

Vandals break finger off Florence statue

Vandals break finger off Florence statue

Italy’s most loved city mayor sits in Florence

Italy’s most loved city mayor sits in Florence

Tourist writes name on Florence cathedral

Tourist writes name on Florence cathedral

Florence: Body of woman found in bin bag

Florence: Body of woman found in bin bag

3.7 earthquake hits Tuscany overnight

3.7 earthquake hits Tuscany overnight

Historic buildings closed by Tuscany tremors

Historic buildings closed by Tuscany tremors

Americans caught in central Florence romp

Americans caught in central Florence romp

‘Atheist’ caught peeing on famed Italian church

‘Atheist’ caught peeing on famed Italian church

Vatican Museums chief in art deal probe

Vatican Museums chief in art deal probe

Panic as Vueling plane catches fire in Florence

Panic as Vueling plane catches fire in Florence

Man found dead on Italian train with €30,000

Man found dead on Italian train with €30,000

Baggage scam targets tourists in Florence

Baggage scam targets tourists in Florence

Toddler crushed to death by Florence tree

Toddler crushed to death by Florence tree

Frieze stolen from famed Florence church

Frieze stolen from famed Florence church

Florence PD bombing is ‘serious intimidation’

Florence PD bombing is ‘serious intimidation’

Kanye-Kardashian party ‘not a wedding’ for Italy

Kanye-Kardashian party ‘not a wedding’ for Italy

Kanye-Kardashian wedding angers Italians

Kanye-Kardashian wedding angers Italians

Florence couple find boa constrictor in kitchen

Florence couple find boa constrictor in kitchen

Florence boosts security to tackle drunken tourists

Florence boosts security to tackle drunken tourists

Job ad: ‘No foreigners or southern Italians’

Job ad: ‘No foreigners or southern Italians’

Florence’s historic football film wins award

Florence’s historic football film wins award

Italian PM’s gran robbed of jewellery

Italian PM’s gran robbed of jewellery

‘Elderly woman’ robbed bank with toy gun

‘Elderly woman’ robbed bank with toy gun

Peeing American girl sparks Florentine fury

Peeing American girl sparks Florentine fury

Clooney calls for Mona Lisa’s return to Italy

Clooney calls for Mona Lisa’s return to Italy

‘Plague’ victims burial site found in Florence

‘Plague’ victims burial site found in Florence

Thieves rob Florence post office with toy guns

Thieves rob Florence post office with toy guns

One person dead after Florence train derails

One person dead after Florence train derails

Naples ‘safer than Milan and Rome’: study

Naples ‘safer than Milan and Rome’: study

‘One should never create art to make money’

‘One should never create art to make money’

Seven die in Chinese-run factory fire in Tuscany

Seven die in Chinese-run factory fire in Tuscany

‘Zonkey’ baby Ippo draws crowds in Florence

‘Zonkey’ baby Ippo draws crowds in Florence

Tourists are a threat to Florence: Medici heir

Tourists are a threat to Florence: Medici heir

Tourist defaces Ponte Vecchio with nail polish

Tourist defaces Ponte Vecchio with nail polish

German made to clean child’s bridge scribbles

German made to clean child’s bridge scribbles

Aspiring shoemakers flock to Italian masters

Aspiring shoemakers flock to Italian masters

Researchers home in on the real Mona Lisa

Researchers home in on the real Mona Lisa

‘Fingerless’ statue culprit was a US surgeon

‘Fingerless’ statue culprit was a US surgeon

Tourist snaps finger off 600-year-old statue

Tourist snaps finger off 600-year-old statue

Disabled passenger beats man on Florence bus

Disabled passenger beats man on Florence bus

‘It’s easy to make friends with Florentines’

‘It’s easy to make friends with Florentines’

Inmates plan protest over soaring shop prices

Inmates plan protest over soaring shop prices

Janitor gets jail sentence for schoolgirl kiss

Janitor gets jail sentence for schoolgirl kiss

Medici villas get UNESCO World Heritage status

Medici villas get UNESCO World Heritage status

‘It can be very tricky to get a work permit’

‘It can be very tricky to get a work permit’

‘I need your help to face this ordeal’ – Sollecito

‘I need your help to face this ordeal’ – Sollecito

Sars-like tests were false-positive

Sars-like tests were false-positive

Italian man catches thief, then gives him a job

Italian man catches thief, then gives him a job