Does the winter weather have you dreaming about day trips from Florence? Brighten up your dreary February by celebrating Carnevale. Carnival festivities will take place all over Tuscany throughout February. For specific dates and program details, visit the individual websites listed below. Confused about all the commotion? Carnival is a prolonged ‘last hurrah’ leading up to the somber liturgical season of Lent. The grand finale is Fat Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras or Shrove Tuesday. Don’t miss out—pick your party mask, book your train ticket and toss your confetti—it’s carnival time!