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Mostra Mercato di Piante e Fiori: Spring Flowers and Plants

January 31, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Starting on April 25th my favorite market comes back to town. Mostra Mercato di Piante e Fiori takes place each year in the Giardino dell’Orticoltura from the 25th of April until the 1st of May. This is a great festival for all you green thumbs out there. The garden is packed with all types of flowers...

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to do

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to do December 26, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There are many hidden gems in Florence that aren’t on the typical tours. Here are the top ten off the beaten path attractions to visit. Santi Apostoli church survived the flood of 1966. Santi Apostoli is one of the oldest churches in Florence. Located in Piazza del Limbo, there is a cemetery under...

Holiday Events and Travel Tips in Florence

Holiday Events and Travel Tips in Florence November 23, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Florence is starting to put up the lights for the Christmas season already and soon they will be shining bright. As the month of December draws closer these city lights will be lit every night. A sight to see. Especially if you take a stroll down Via dei Calzaiuoli towards Piazza della Signoria the lights...

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...

An Opera in Sant’ Ambrogio Market

October 7, 2010 | What's New | Read More
I was sent this a few weeks ago.  I wish I was there that day in June when these ladies performed.  So fabulous! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp1pbDMt1_g[/youtube]

Mostra Mercato di Piante e Fiori

Mostra Mercato di Piante e Fiori April 29, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The Toscana Society of Horticulture presents the annual Flower and Plant Market held in Giardino dell’Orticoltura.  It started on Sunday but I just found out about it when I took a walk since the giardino is near my house. Katie Greenaway Katie Greenaway Katie Greenaway Katie Greenaway Katie Greenaway Katie...
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