If you haven’t decided what to do during the Easter holiday, the Italian city of Florence could be the perfect destination. Though the city center is crowded, there is a special atmosphere in the air; people are happier and simply want to go out and celebrate. Maybe it’s because Spring is finally here. Or maybe it’s because of Easter itself and the Explosion of the Cart.
The Christmas holidays 2015 are approaching fast, and many people are busy discussing how and where to spend them. Some people would like to travel just to get away from household chores. Below we have provided a short list of things to see and do if you are in Florence, Italy during the Christmas season; there is something for all tastes!
Do you know what’s the most common question asked during Christmas time? It’s: “How will you spend New Year’s Eve?” You should therefore start looking to decide how to spend this evening… after reading our suggestions! New Year’s Eve is a magical time to celebrate the end of the current year and the dawn of…
Don’t know what to do in Florence during the Christmas season? Well, there’s plenty going on during the holidays! The Christmas spirit in Florence starts in early December. You will instantly want to walk the streets of the city to enjoy the festive atmosphere with the sparkling decorations and light displays. You won’t want to…
This brief guide to the Florentine Easter traditions provides suggestions to the most popular events and activities happening in Florence for Easter 2014.
Also, at the end of this guide is a brief history of Easter and its meaning to various religions.
On the occasion of the seventh centenary of the birth of Giovanni Boccaccio (Florence(?), June, 1313 – Certaldo, December, 1375), the great Italian writer and poet mentioned by Dan Brown in his Inferno, the Laurentian Library in Florence is organizing, from October 11, 2013, to January 11, 2014, an exhibition of manuscripts entitled “Boccaccio Autore e Copista” (Boccaccio: Author and Copyist).
A traditional Italian proverb goes as follows: “Christmas with your family, New Year’s Eve with whoever you want”.
In a city like Florence, you will have no difficulty choosing how and with whom to spend the longest evening of the year, given the many events promoted and organized in the city for New Year’s Eve 2014.
The Christmas atmosphere in Florence is very beautiful: long before the 25th of December, the whole city is decorated with lights of all shapes and colors; you can enjoy the smell of chestnuts roasting and the site of people walking hurriedly throughout the downtown streets with many packages
How much do you know about Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday of November and in Canada on the second Monday of October.
Our friend Lisa took the tour of Halloween and wrote for us this nice post. Thank you Lisa! 🙂
And thank you Nathan for these gorgeous pictures! 😉
This month we are publishing only a few posts, and we apologize for that.
It’s August, and many of us are on vacation, because here in Italy people traditionally take their holidays in August, especially around the 15th, at the time of a public holiday named Ferragosto.