Articles Tagged ‘holiday’

What to do on Ferragosto in Florence

What to do on Ferragosto in Florence August 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Ferragosto is busiest day of the year for all Italians. August 15th every year, Assumption Day, is when people flee the cities and head towards the seaside, islands or up into the hills around Florence. Tourists and travelers will find that the city is a lot less crowded with local traffic. Florence...

Buon Natale da Firenze

Buon Natale da Firenze December 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
I am resting comfortably in Chicago with family, while Florence was recently covered in a foot of snow. Check out this video on Facebook. Merry Christmas to all my loyal readers!! Buon Natale! :) Plan your next Florence trip here at NileGuide and check out the new Top Ten Lists I’ve created as...

Christmastime in Florence

Christmastime in Florence December 13, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
This is my first time in Florence in December. I have always returned home to Chicago before the festivities of lights and markets appeared. I have been taking a lot of long walks alone and with friends to admire the way Florentines view Christmas here. I had an idea of what the city would transform...

Heidelberger Weihnachtsmarkt in Santa Croce

Heidelberger Weihnachtsmarkt in Santa Croce December 8, 2010 | Events | Read More
The Christmas season has started in Piazza Santa Croce. Don’t miss the Heidelberger Weihnachtsmarkt. From November 30th to December 17th in Piazza Santa Croce Heidelberg, Germany lends its 500-year-old traditional Weihnachtsmarkt or Christmas market to Florence. The cultural event happens every...

Thanksgiving Dinner at Riflessi Ristorante

Thanksgiving Dinner at Riflessi Ristorante November 10, 2010 | What's New | Read More
As you might have read before, Riflessi was a restaurant I went to try out the delicious food and absorb the ambiance. I was notified recently that they are preparing a feast for Thanksgiving. If anyone will be around for Thanksgiving in Florence and even perhaps staying in the center, reserve your table...