Imagine walking down the tiny streets of Florence, thinking about how much beauty, architecture and art that surrounds you. Picture you and your partner sipping a romantic glass of prosecco in a fancy bar in piazza della Repubblica or listening to the melancholic notes of a street artist in Santo Spirito while shopping at an antiques market chock-full with old furniture, posters, paintings and decadent vintage clothing. Now wake up because it is raining. Again. Florence has a special relationship with rain: they are basically best friends and November is the wettest month of the year. Since we can’t all stand under the same umbrella-ella-ella, here are some tips and tricks to survive in Florence when it rains.