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. She co-authored the 2017 edition of guidebook Time Out Florence and was recently named a Premio Famiglia Fiducia Fellow at Middlebury College's School in Italy, where she is a 2019 M.A. candidate in Italian Studies. Follow her (and her more photogenic Maltese-terrier mix Miró) on Instagram @VeryMaryGray.