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Savour the spring with Destination Florence

Surprise someone special with a memorable outing in the city.

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Easter 2021 in Florence: what to expect

Easter in Florence is usually a tradition-fuelled celebration, but the 2021 version will be a subdued affair due to a spike in Covid-19 infections. Here’s our guide to events.  Traditional ...

FOOD + WINE

Easter in Florence: food takeaways and deliveries

As we plunge into zona rossa for the days running up to Pasqua (Easter) and Pasquetta (Easter Monday), there’s one thing to keep those living in Florence sane and happy: ...

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A quick guide to Easter 2019 in Florence

From the religious rites of the Christian Holy Week to museum openings and myriad traditions, here is a roundup of what to do on this busy Easter 2019 weekend in ...

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Where to eat: Easter 2017 in Tuscany

If you are in Florence this Easter, a word to the wise: get out of the city and into the countryside (or to the coast).

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Easter 2017 in Florence: what to do, where to worship

Shop windows are stacked high with chocolate eggs, colomba cakes are crowding supermarket shelves and spring is in full swing: it must be Easter in Florence! From the most somber moments of Holy ...

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Easter weekend in Florence, 2016

Easter is a particularly special time in Florence. In addition to religious observances, it unofficially launches spring and the tourist season. If you’re in town for the festivities, here are some ...

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Easter in Florence 2014

Friday, April 18, or Good Friday, is the perfect day to start baking your schiacciata di Pasqua! This way, it will have risen and be ready to take pride of place on your table at Easter lunch. Find out how to make it here, theflr.net/me50jt.   Once you'

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Scoppio del Carro: the tradition of Florence’s exploding cart at Easter

In Florence, the tradition of the Scoppio del Carro (the exploding cart) at Easter is as unique as they come.

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