While many Florentines skip town for the seaside during late July and August, there's plenty to see and do in various open-air summer spaces. Here are three of our favorite places to bask in the glow of Florentine summer, including one that's brand new for 2016!
Mary is Events & Associate Editor at The Florentine and Editor of TF supplement The Tuscan Times. She co-authored the 2017 edition of guidebook Time Out Florence and has contributed to Forbes Travel Guide. When not writing, she keeps busy on an ultra-scientific mission to sample all the schiacciata and spritz in Tuscany. Follow her on Instagram @VeryMaryGray.