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The Feltrinelli – Red Bookstore

Piazza della Repubblica 26/27/28/29

+39 055 2937811

www.lafeltrinelli/red.it

Notes

Bookshop with café and restaurant service. Books in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Greek. Italian books for foreigners. Extensive selection of maps and guide-books. Dictionaries and childrens' books available in several languages.

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday 9:30-11pm.

Disabled Access

Access: Yes

How to get here

From Piazza Stazione, about a 10 minute walk.

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Education

A.I.S. – ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA SOMMELIER

Via di Capalle 11

+39 055 8826803

www.aistoscana.it

Notes

The association is in Tuscany. Courses at various levels. Wine tastings and events. Courses to distil spirits, beer and champagne.

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-1pm / 3pm-7pm.

How to get here

From Piazza Stazione, bus ATAF 2 (direction Calenzano).

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Education

ABC

Via de' Rustici 7

+39 055 212001

www.abcschool.com

Opening Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-4:30pm.

How to get here

From Via Panzani, bus ATAF C2 (direction Piazza Beccaria).

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Art and Craft Courses

Accademia d’Arte

Via Pandolfini 46r

+39 055 2466442

www.accademiadarte.it

Notes

Short courses (min. 2 weeks) and long-term courses (12 months). Courses: painting and drawing; contemporary and ancient painting techniques; frescoes; mosaics; digital photography; sculpture; ceramics; art history; fashion design. Courses are held in Italian and English.

Opening Hours

Administration Office: Monday-Friday 11am-7pm. Annual closures: Christmas period 2 weeks.

Disabled Access

Access: Yes
Accessible Restrooms: Yes

How to get here

From Via Panzani bus ATAF C2 direction Piazza Beccaria.

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Art and Craft Courses

Accademia del Giglio

Via Ghibellina 116

+39 055 2302467

www.adg.it

Notes

Short and long term courses (min 1 day; max 2 years). Courses: free-hand drawing; painting (watercolour, tempera, pastel); frescoes; trompe l'oeil; sculpture workshop; art ; preparatory course for the admission to the Academy of Fine Arts. Courses are held in Italian and English.

Opening Hours

Administration Office: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Annual closures: 25th – 26th December, 1st January, Easter and Easter Monday, 15th August.

How to get here

From Via Panzani, bus ATAF C2 (direction Piazza Beccaria).

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Education

Accademia Europea

Via Cavour 37

+39 055 211599

www.aefirenze.it

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-7pm.

Disabled Access

Access: Yes
Accessible Restrooms: Yes

How to get here

From Piazza Stazione, a 10-minute walk.

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Education

Accademia Italiana

Piazza Pitti 15

+39 055 284616

www.accademiaitaliana.com

Notes

Other telephone contact: +39 055 211619.

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 9am-6pm.

Disabled Access

Access: Yes
Accessible Restrooms: Yes

How to get here

From Piazza Stazione, bus ATAF D (direction Piazza Ferrucci).

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Art and Craft Courses

Accademia Riaci

Via dei Conti 4

+39 055 289831

www.accademiariaci.info

Notes

Short and long term courses (min 1 week, max 1 year). Courses: jewellery design; stone-setting; interior design; painting; ceramics; engraving. Other courses: fashion design; production of bags and shoes; preparatory course for the admission to the Academy of Fine Arts. Courses are held in Italian and English.

Opening Hours

Administration Office: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm. Annual closures: Christmas period two weeks, 1st January, Easter and Easter Monday, August 2 weeks.

Disabled Access

Access: Yes
Accessible Restrooms: Yes

How to get here

A 5 minute walk from Piazza della Stazione, heading to the Cathedral.

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Education

American Institute for foreign studies

Via Brunelleschi 1

+39 055 283161

www.studyamerican.org

Opening Hours

Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm, Friday: 9am-4pm, Saturday-Sunday: closed.

How to get here

From Piazza Stazione 10 minute walk.

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Antiques and secon-hand bookshops

Antonietta Bookshop

Via Mariti 3r / A

+39 055 474328

[email protected]

Notes

Various kinds of texts, among school books and books of fiction.

Opening Hours

Monday-Saturday: 9am-1pm / 3:30pm-7:30pm. Sunday: closed.

Disabled Access

Access: Yes

How to get here

From Piazza Stazione, bus ATAF 23 (direction Nuovo Pignone).

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Cooking Classes

Apicius

via Guelfa 85-114

+39 055 2658135

www.apicius.it

Notes

Other telephone number: +39 055 0332727. Professional full semester or three week courses, with final certificate issued by Regione Toscana. Daily, weekly and monthly courses for beginners in Italian and English.

Opening Hours

Monday-Thursday 9am-8:30pm, Friday 9:30am-6:30pm.

Disabled Access

Access: Yes
Accessible Restrooms: Yes

How to get here

From Piazza Stazione, a 10 minute walk.

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]

Antiques and secon-hand bookshops

Arrigucci Bookshop

Via dell’Oriuolo 31r

+39 055 2340275

www.libreriaarrigucci.it

Notes

Books and magazines from the 19th century up to the 50’s.

Opening Hours

Monday-Saturday: 10am-1pm / 3:30pm-7:30pm. Sunday: closed.

Disabled Access

Access: Yes

How to get here

From Piazza Stazione 10-15 minutes walking.

Source: Tourist Information Centers City of Florence - Piazza Stazione 4, [email protected] - Loggia del Bigallo, [email protected]