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Christmas in Florence by bigmico via Flickr

upcoming events: december 2014

Due to our trip last week (and wow, what a trip!), we’re a bit behind on our events post this month. We’re hoping the early twinkling of Christmas lights has distracted you for the first few days, and now we’ve got a month full of festivities (below and on the calendar) to keep you feeling merry […]

Madonna of the Snow by Sassetta

upcoming events: december 2013

Is there any time or place more magical than Christmas in Florence? (If you want to argue that question, Hannah will outsmart and outlast you, I promise.) Here are the festive events that top our list (don’t forget to check the calendar for more free things to do!).  If you can only celebrate digitally, check out […]

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upcoming events: november 2013

What better way to kick off November than with a three-day weekend? Sure, some things might be closed today (it’s a national bank holiday), but what awaits during the rest of the month is worth the slow start. In fact, there’s one event in particular – a Florence for Free original – that we can’t […]

walking tour: christmas in florence

When I was four I saw Miracle on 34th Street for the first time. I decided then and there that surely nothing could be more magical than New York City at Christmastime. Over the next twenty years of watching holiday romantic comedies I wove an elaborate NYC holiday fantasy that involved ice-skating at Rockefeller Center, Christmas shopping […]