Tag Archives: notte bianca

upcoming events: may 2015

Hannah and I are having trouble liking May, but not for the reasons you might think. The month is overflowing with free festivals, celebrations, tours, outings, and every other synonym in the thesaurus under “events.” Some are featured here, and even more are featured on our calendar. So mostly we dislike it because we’re sitting stateside while […]

Movement at Le Murate

beyond the walls of le murate

Le Murate – the former convent, turned prison, turned hipster hub – is one of the most culturally rich (and confusing) sites in Florence. It is also the easiest to miss. I, for one, nonchalantly strolled by Le Murate for close to a year before I was enlightened to its rich history and cultural events. With the […]

the official uffizi party: the guest list

Notte Bianca is the one night a year that Florence (museums, restaurants, shops and all) parties all night long in the name of the arts. It is winding up for its fourth installment this Wednesday, April 30th, 2014. The official schedule, outlining locations of performances, parties, and openings, is never released until just before the event. Luckily, some […]

notte bianca

It’s finally here! The night we’ve waited for all month, and the event that pretty much sums up what Florence for Free is all about – Notte Bianca. Well ok, technically it’s not until Tuesday, but for the night Florence has in store for you, we have some preparing to do. Writing about the “white night” is […]