Articles Tagged ‘markets’

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...

Best Neighborhoods for Foodies

Best Neighborhoods for Foodies November 11, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Fresh basil, vegetables and fruit are just the things you crave for when being in Florence. There are places where you can always find the freshest of the fresh to enjoy a new recipe or to eat incredibly well. Mercato Centrale has all of that. Alike Mercato Centrale in San Lorenzo, Sant’ Ambrogio offers...

Markets to be open longer during the day

Markets to be open longer during the day October 25, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Mercato Sant’ Ambrogio and Mercato Centrale in San Lorenzo have odd hours are changing their hours. Last Friday, Mercato Sant’ Ambrogio changed their hours for Wednesdays and Fridays to 7am-7pm. Most of their customers are working during the day so it is ridiculous to have the hours from 7am-2pm...

WineTown Firenze, European Festa, Agriculture Festa

WineTown Firenze, European Festa, Agriculture Festa September 30, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Winetown Florence 2010 starts today until Sunday the 3rd.  It is 4 days with 30 locations such as piazze and palazzi with wine-tasting going on.  Grab a handful of your friends and drink wines from all the world.  Stop at a kiosk, buy a wine card which comes with a glass and begin enjoying all...

The Top 5 Places You’ve Never Heard of in Florence

The Top 5 Places You’ve Never Heard of in Florence August 6, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Florence has many hidden gems that tickle the curious traveler’s curiosity of the enchanted city.  I have been on a mission to find all the hidden secrets and fabulous trinkets that Florence is hiding within it’s walls.  There are many things that make Florence famous, here are a 5 posti (places)...