What to do in August in Florence

This month the team of Palazzo Ruspoli offers you the most interesting initiatives in the city. Whether you have already booked your stay at the bed and breakfast in the historic centre of Florence, Palazzo Ruspoli, or you are thinking of a next holiday in the city, here you will find the most interesting ideas for your spare time.

The best exhibitions and not to miss events in Florence in August: discover them all

  • Florence Dance Festival, Great Cloister of Santa Maria Novella, until 4 August,
  • Mercato e Botteghe, Piazza del Carmine, 6 August,
  • Outdoor cinema, piazzale degli Uffizi, until 8 August,
  • Feast of San Lorenzo, Piazza San Lorenzo, 10 August,
  • The 15th August dinner in Florence, Osteria Pagliazza, piazza Santa Elisabetta,
  • Children at the museum, Museum of the Opificio delle Pietre Dure, every weekend,
  • Leonardo: the tables of the Last Supper, Palazzo del Pegaso (Panciatichi), Expo Comuni Toscana – Exhibition space Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (entrance from via de’ Pucci, 16), until 24 August,
  • Ciompi Mensile Antiquariato, Piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 25 August,
  • Promotional Fair of plants and flowers, Piazza dei Ciompi, every Friday morning,
  • The New Generation Festival, Garden of Palazzo Corsini sul Prato, via della Scala 115, from 28 to 31 August,
  • Opening of the Fortezza da Basso, 31 August,
  • Frederick Stibbert artist and collector, Stibbert Museum, until 1 September,
  • Leonardo and his books. The library of the Universal Genius, Museo Galileo, until 22 September,
  • The books of the Grand Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, until 18 October,
  • Make art not war, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, until 20 October,
  • Leonardo da Vinci. On the traces of the Anghiari Battle, Museo di Palazzo Vecchio, until 12 January 2020,
  • Sustainable Thinking, Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, until 8 March 2020,
  • The return of Giuseppe Principe dei Sogni, Salone dei Dugento in Palazzo Vecchio, until 29 August 2021.

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23 July 2019