The latest news about Tuscany. Good and bad news from Italian and international newspapers.

@SundayatheMuseum in Tuscany

February 3, 2023

This Sunday, February 5, 2023, many regional museums will be open with exhibitions, guided tours and initiatives throughout Tuscany The first Sunday is the #SUNDAYattheMUSEUM with free admission to all the monuments, museums, galleries, parks and monumental gardens of the Italian State. Also many of the state places of culture managed by the regional Polo Museale della…

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Changes regarding Green Pass, masks and rules starting May 1st

April 27, 2022

From May 1, 2022, the anti-Covid rules in place will change as we see an end of the “Green Pass” and for wearing masks indoors and in schools. Little by little, Italy eases restrictions, following a set calendar drawn up by the Draghi government. We, however, need to await the meeting of the Council of…

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Free Entry to State Museums on First Sunday Returns

April 1, 2022

With the end of the “official” pandemic at the end of March 2022, many changes are planned starting in April. Aside from the elimination of the request for the Green Pass in many places, such as museums and restaurants, the decree at the end of March also included restarting the initiative that gives free entry…

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Green Pass Changes Starting April 1st

March 27, 2022

As the pandemic is “officially” about to end here in Italy, the government is setting out how to start gradually returning to opening up many services, making it easier to move around and travel. I won’t get into all the details, only into the main ones that affect travelers to Italy. The main one is…

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Green Pass: What is it and When do you need it?

February 10, 2022

New extensions to the “Super” Green Pass arrive on February 15, the certification being used to fight against the fourth wave of Covid-19 in Italy these the two/three months. Also from the same date, everyone over 50 will require it to be able to go to work. The new Covid decree (Law Decree, shortened as…

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The European Night at the Museum returns this Saturday

July 2, 2021

This Saturday July 3 several cultural sites in Tuscany are open for the European Night of Museums 2021, with extended evening hours paying for entrance only 1 euro. Normally this event, designed to promote the artistic heritage of the Old Continent, takes place in May, but this edition was moved to summer due to the…

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Italy opens borders to Europe

May 13, 2021

Exciting to think that this coming up weekend Italy is welcoming back all visitors across its borders with a few simple requirements: no more quarantine, with a big yes to the new national “Green Pass“. If you’ve contracted and recovered from Covid in recent months, tested negative to a Covid test 48 hours prior to…

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Italy reopens once again

April 30, 2021

Exciting news! Most of Italy “reopened” just 3 days ago, easing the restrictive measures that have characterized the past winter and spring months. Signs of falling infection numbers and the vaccine effort accelerating (over a quarter of all Italians have received their first dose, and nearly 5 million are now fully vaccinated) have led to…

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Covid-19: New Rules in Italy Starting November 6

November 6, 2020

Nationwide curfew and clamping down by region On Tuesday night, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte signed a new presidential decree in an effort to curb the growing Covid-19 numbers throughout Italy. The Prime Minister explained these measures in a live address in the evening of November 4, with measures to go into force today Friday,…

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VillInvita at Poggio a Caiano Medici Villa

October 30, 2020

The best way to visit the Medici Villa at Poggio a Caiano is with a guided visit! The villa is offering, from every Thursday September 24 through November 26, the project “VILLINVITA” which offers free guided visits by the personnel of the monumental apartments in the Medici villa. Part of various initiatives to promote the…

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