LE ECCELLENZE DELL’ARTIGIANATO A PALAZZO SAN NICCOLO’

Palazzo San Niccolò ha ospitato l’evento Handmade MMXX (22 e 23 febbraio 2020) una rassegna di eccellenze dell’Artigianato italiano. In questa 2 giorni dallo spirito “artigianale” il Palazzo è stato letteralmente invaso dai numerosi visitatori della manifestazione. Un grande successo quindi per gli organizzatori ( Strana.mente Events e Real Taste of Tuscany by Communicart ) e anche per Palazzo San Niccolò, sempre molto apprezzato anche come affascinante ed originale location per eventi. I tanti espositori sposavano la filosofia del fatto a mano, della sostenibilità e della qualità. Abbiamo avuto modo di scoprire un variegato mondo creativo, fatto di creazioni, manufatti e prodotti come bijoux, gioielli, abbigliamento, maglieria in cashmere, borse e scarpe realmente handmade, kimoni, cappelli, profumi e cosmesi naturali, raffinate decorazioni per la casa, e poi l’arte del vimini, l’apicoltura, il miele bio e l’aceto gourmet. Immancabile il Real Taste of Tuscany corner con le sue guide su eventi e specialità toscane, gli ormai famosi taralli Real Taste, la celebre torta Pistocchi (questa tra le leccornie più gradite ) e naturalmente il buon vino.
Alla manifestazione erano presenti anche l’associazione Voa Voa! Onlus Amici di Sofia, e la Mostra Fotografica Arte & Design dell’artista Susanne Paetsch, una splendida selezione delle sue fotografie fine art abbinate al legno di recupero. Per tutti appuntamento alla prossima edizione !

 

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NEW YEAR EVE 2019 IN FLORENCE

A rich program will see the city come alive from the morning of December 31st, proceeding non-stop until past midnight and going on also on the first of the year. There will be shows of all kinds for all audiences, from the youngest to adults people who want to stay up late. Among the events in particular we mention the opening of some museums, such as Palazzo Vecchio and the Novecento museum, and the many events in the Lodges and on the churchyards, including that of the Duomo.There will be shows with music, art, dance, in many squares of the historic center: Piazza della Signoria, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Piazza di San Lorenzo, Piazza del Carmine and Piazza Poggi.

A very special event of San Silvestro will be held right in the district of San Niccolo, a few meters from Palazzo San Niccolò, in Piazza Poggi. From 22 to 2, dance music performances, Dancing in the moonlight, with three very different artists such as Matthew Herbert, Interstellar Funk and Dukwa, accompanied by installations of digital arts and light design on the facade of Porta San Niccolò, by the Association Cultural feeling.

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BLACK FRIDAY 2019

BLACK FRIDAY
SPECIAL OFFER -40%

From November 29th to December 2nd: SPECIAL OFFER BLACK FRIDAY & CYBER MONDAY. Don’t miss our special Black Friday. Only from November 29th to December 2nd you can book your next stay in Florence, saving 40%! This offer is valid only for bookings made from Friday 29 November to Monday 2 December 2019 for stays from 29 November 2019 to 31 March 2020. The offer is reserved for a limited number of rooms and a minimum stay of two nights is required.
Advance payment of the stay is required at the time of booking.
This promotion is non-refundable in the event of cancellation, modification or non-arrival.

How to book:
The Black Friday special is only available online on our website or through your trusted travel agent.


LADY RIPPLE AT PALAZZO SAN NICCOLO’

Palazzo San Niccolò hosted Lady Ripples launch Pop-up and Martini Charity Cocktail event with a focus on saving the bees.

In fact 10% of all the sales went to their bee charity in collaboration with local honey makers Fior da Fire Apicoltura Biologica.
From all the sales from the local artisans that displayed their merchandise in the pop up, they managed to raise their first round of funds to restore a street tabernacle by Friends of Florence. The collaboration was a great success and we are very happy to participate and host this fantastic project. 

 

 

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CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN FLORENCE

CHRISTMAS IN FLORENCE

Lots of markets during the Christmas season make them the ideal place to seek out gifts for yourself, friends and family! Wherever you may be, it is likely you’ll find a market nearby on the weekends (and early holidays) starting in November and throughout the month of December. Many will occur on the same days, so you’ll have to choose where to head to. 

WEIHNACHTSMARKT CHRISTMAS MARKET – PIAZZA SANTA CROCE November 28 to December 20, 2018 from 10 am to 10 pm

Every December the fabulous Santa Croce square hosts a lively Christmas Market, with stalls selling various art crafts, candles, sweets and Christmas themed decorations from Italy and abroad. This year it starts on the 23rd of November and lasts until 22nd December 2019 (10am-10pm). The Weihnachtsmarkt Christmas market is Florence’s “traditional” market held in Piazza Santa Croce. The market appears as a small Christmas village with typical wooden houses popular in Christmas markets in Germany and in the north of Italy. Here, you will find Italian and international products that make perfect gifts, including Christmas decorations, candles, tableware, clothing and much more, as well as food and wine specialties to be enjoyed on the spot or taken home. Admission is free.

FIERUCOLA DI NATALE

The 8th of December in Florence is Immaculate Conception day and the Christmas countdown officially begins. Traditionally, today is spent decorating the house with christmas trinkets and adorning the tree.The 8th is particularly special in Florence because there is an official public ceremony where the biggest tree in the city finally lights up! Wear something warm, wait for the tree to light up and admire the beautiful terracotta life statues made by a local artisan in front of Santa Maria del Fiore. This is a more traditional event, inspired by country values. Hosting a traditional market, it will be held in Piazza S.S. Annunziata on the 7th, 8th of December 2019 for the occasion of the Immacolata feast known as “Fierucola”. Among other things there promises to be delicious organic food and handmade art-crafts.

Kent University at PSN

Kent State University recently joined us in the Palazzo San Niccolo lounge for a seminar on Luxury hospitality . The presentation went over how to succeed in a luxury hospitality business with real life case studies about Your Place In Florence and the Palazzos.
The main question was: ‘How do you create and maintain an alternative luxury hospitality business?’  Federico, our manager explained the process starting from the idea (why choose this industry) all the way to the final execution (what makes your business desirable). In between, he touched on a couple of important keywords including tourism, people,  passion & memorable experiences. Federico also explained that the industry has evolved from ‘what you can offer me’ to ‘how does it make me feel.’ With the millennial generation, it’s all about creating a real, genuine, inspirational experience with personalized activities created by the businesses local partners.  So, beyond the logistics, the way to create and maintain an alternative luxury hospitality business is to think outside of the box and become the consumer. The business must think about how the service can truly be genuine and memorable and what the necessary steps are to create significant partnerships with quality local businesses.

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HANDMADE IN TUSCANY AT PALAZZO SAN NICCOLO’

 

A really special day dedicated to 20 excellences of Tuscan handicraft and food&wine in the elegant context of Palazzo San Niccolò.

We are very happy with how the Hand Made in Tuscany event turned out and would like to thank all of the people who came to try the food, drink the wine and also explore all of the different mini artisans shops. A special shoutout to the participants who made this event as fun and special as it was. We hope to see you all in our next event!

 

 

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Hand Made in Tuscany, Fall Edition
Sunday 20 October 2019
Palazzo San Niccolò
Via San Niccolò 79 Florence

 

HOT YOGA RETREAT AT PALAZZO SAN NICCOLO’ .

Palazzo San Niccolo houses THE RIVERFLOW YOGA BLISSFUL WARRIOR RENEWAL. “A Riverflow Renewal is not a typical yoga retreat, is a journey, step by step, to transform your body, awaken your spirit, and welcome you back to the life you were meant to love”. This is the philosophy of Rhonda Uretzky, yoga teacher and author of the book “The blissfull warriors”. Her workshop in Florence will be in October, and all participants will stay in Palazzo San Niccolò.

HOT YOGA RETREAT
October 18/25 Palazzo San Niccolò, Firenze.

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THE MASTER PARFUMER OF FLORENCE

THE MASTER PARFUMER OF FLORENCE

Experience the emotion of the exclusive Perfume Workshop, during which Master Perfumer Sileno Cheloni offers his deep knowledge on the magical and mysterious essences that give life to the fragrances that best represent us. During the Perfume Workshop, Sileno Cheloni illustrates the history of artistic perfumery, the techniques to create a bespoke perfume and how to assemble the fragrances. Through the use of 21 compositions, specifically designed for the event, each participant is guided in the creation of his own perfume.

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Florence Revisited

“Exploring the treasures of the Tuscan capital beyond its most famous attractions” .

The American Magazine The Epoch Times speaks about Palazzo San Niccolò. Thanks to the editor Kristine Jannuzzi for the beautiful article about our magical city and for the paragraph dedicated to Palazzo San Niccolò Firenze.

 

Here below an abstract of the article:

“I stayed in the heart of this neighborhood for the first part of my most recent visit, in Palazzo San Niccolò, a charming restored property that opened as a boutique hotel in 2017. The oldest part of the structure was once a 13th-century monastery, and you can still see several original arches that were part of its cloister. Behind the building, the private garden is a tranquil oasis that made me feel as though I were staying at a friend’s villa in the Tuscan countryside. The rooms and apartments are available for short- and long-term bookings, and if you prefer a more independent setting in an area that has a true local flavor, Palazzo San Niccolò is a great choice” …

 

 

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www.theepochtimes.com