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 ...
It’s finally that time of year when shop windows begin to glisten, fireplaces start to glow, and holiday cards from back home start filling up your mailbox. But if you are far away from familiar traditions this Christmas, you need not feel nostalgic about the festivities you may
After your umpteenth trip to the Santa Croce Christmas market, even the sparkliest holiday lights can start to lose their luster. If you’re staying in Florence for the festive season, but feel a slight Grinch streak—or simply want some time sans Santa Clauses and chestnuts—
Saint Patrick’s Day may not be a major fixture on the Florence calendar, but don’t think the only way to celebrate is by combing the Cascine for four-leaf clovers. Dust off your green gear: here are three solid options for March 17 merrymaking in Florence. &
If you are in Florence for Easter weekend, take advantage of some special openings and free entries at museums. We’ve compiled them into a handy list. Please note: a previously announced strike of ticket office and other workers in State museums has been cancelled. Easter Sunday,