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18
Jun

‘S’ for summer; ‘S’ for suite

Shaking the heat away is sometimes a hard task. But this summer, at Il Salviatino, you can definitely stay fresh… Seeing the stars from your sofa at night, surrounded by flowers and vines, in the Greenhouse Suite Having a cocktail in your private terrace, in the Ojetti Suite, watching the sun come down over Florence Being […]



6
Jun

Il Calcio Storico, a symbol of Florence

We usually think of Florence as the cradle of The Renaissance. In fact, there are several concepts we bind to it, like art, gastronomy, modernity, fashion… But did you ever thought about it as the origin of soccer? Mankind has always had games to play, to exercise the body and to interact socially. But it […]



30
May

Three steps to live the summer of your life in Florence

First: get informed about Il Salviatino’s summer promotional rates until September 30th Second: plan your stay. If you need more information, you can find us at 0039.055.90.41.111 or at reservations@salviatino.com. We are always at your disposal Third: enjoy a global experience of comfort at Il Salviatino while discovering a fresh, cosmopolitan city, known as an art, fashion and gastronomy capital. Have […]



22
May

Where classical music meets modernity: L’Opera di Firenze

In a previous article we wrote about Florence as a gastronomic capital. Today we want to widen that concept by not only calling it a gastronomic capital, but a whole modern, avant-garde capital. The Opera house (L’Opera di Firenze) is a proof of it. Built to host more than 2000 spectators in its outdoor cavea […]



14
May

Pollock-Buonarroti. ‘La figura della furia’ in Florence

The Renaissance vs. Abstract expressionism XVIth century vs. XXth century Order vs. Chaos Two men. Two geniuses. One art. La figura della furia explores the creative process of two different artists, Michelangelo and Jackson Pollock, emphasizing the influence that the first exercised over the second. The first part of the exhibition is hosted in il […]



8
May

9 reasons why you should have a spring break at Il Salviatino

1. The different hues of green you can see in the garden 2. The balance of the elements within the space, which gives a Zen touch 3. The sunlight shining on the pool‘s surface while somebody swims 4. Kids having fun in the park … 5. …while the adults have a cocktail, a chat and […]



30
Apr

The new look of il Mercato Centrale

Every city is a living being that evolves and grows, and Florence is not an exception. Florence has the best from the old times, but it is also a place for the young, open to modernity and ready for future trends. The re-opening of il Mercato Centrale, located in the very heart of the city […]



25
Apr

Florence, hosting the Institute of Masters of Wine’s 8th Symposium

It started sixty years ago with an exam, known as the Master of Wine examination, aimed for the trade. Now it has become one of the largest and most prestigious organizations linked to the world of wine. Therefore it’s an honor to say that Florence will be hosting the next symposium of the Institute, scheduled […]



10
Apr

A bit of America at Il Salviatino

There is nothing like the smell of a Manhattan’s bakery in the morning… or the taste of a coffee at dusk, in California, while one’s looking at the beach. The kind of little moments that fill our lives with happiness. The truth is that one shouldn’t have to move anywhere to enjoy those moments and […]



4
Apr

A short trip to the East at Casa Martelli

There is a kind of magic in the Middle East that fascinates us; a passion that started during the 19th century. Napoleon’s campaigns had a lot to do with the beginning of it, because the western civilization could take a look at the Eastern mysteries for the first time. Several men of that time went […]



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