Tag Archives: notte blu

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 […]

Bandierai degli Uffizi by nikoskier

upcoming events: may 2014

May is a goldmine for free things to do in Florence. It starts right away with the Notte Bianca events in the early hours of the 1st and continues throughout the month with days and nights of free museums, gardens, movies, and more. So let’s consider May the pot of gold at the end of the […]

winetown

upcoming events: may 2013

We’re back, as promised, and hoping that everyone made a full recovery from the mid-week festivities. Because there’s so much more to see and do this month! The first few weeks of May are arguably when Florence is at its finest: vibrant wisteria is casually draped all over the city, all other flowers are bursting […]