Win a trip to Florence with the Royal Academy

You and a friend could be heading to the stunning Italian city this summer

Art lovers rejoice! The Royal Academy of Arts's annual Summer Exhibition is back this June, serving up a fantastic mix of painting, photography and sculpture. The Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition may be in its 246th year, however 2014 is the first year Time Out is a media partner for the biggest open-submission exhibition in the world.

To celebrate this fantastic partnership, the Royal Academy have teamed up with The Leading Hotels of the World, Portrait Firenze Hotel and British Airways to offer one lucky Time Out reader the chance to win a luxury holiday to Florence, Italy.

This summer, you and a guest could enjoy a trip to the stunning city of Florence, which includes return British Airways flights from London City Airport to Florence and a three-night stay, which includes breakfast, at the luxurious Portrait Firenze Hotel. The prize also includes two Annual Leaders Club Memberships, courtesy of The Leading Hotels of the World.

The Portrait Firenze is a sophisticated hotel in the style of 1950s Italian haute couture, and boasts spectacular views of the Ponte Vecchio and Arno River, while the alluring boutiques of Via Tornabuoni are just a stone’s throw away. It's part of The Leading Hotels of the World Ltd which represents over 430 of the finest hotels, resorts and spas in over 80 countries. The Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition is proudly sponsored by Insight Investment.


Elizabeth E

An excellent exhibition though some items were rather high for my viewing