Tag Archives: Weihnachtsmarkt

upcoming events: december 2015

Chestnuts roast in the crisp winter air. Strands of twinkling lights dance from palazzo to palazzo overhead. Pop-up shops display artisanal ornaments and cafe windows invite us inside to warm our fingers around a steaming cup of cioccolata calda. Florence kills it at Christmas. For these compulsive walkers, the best way to enjoy the city all dressed up for the season […]

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 […]

Christmas in Florence at Night by mookiefl, on Flickr

upcoming events: december 2012

Tis the season! Well, technically it’s still the rainy season, but soon Florence will emerge much drier and brighter. Twinkling lights strung above city streets and a full array of free events will help you get into the holiday spirit. How best to celebrate? We have some suggestions: Weihnachtsmarkt Piazza Santa Croce is ready to […]