Articles Tagged ‘Piazza Pitti’

What to Visit in the Summer in Florence

What to Visit in the Summer in Florence March 14, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Summer time in Florence is the perfect time to see all the gardens that flourish in Florence. Giardino delle Rose is just one of these gorgeous gardens. The city of Florence commissioned the architect Giuseppe Poggi to develop the Rose Garden. When the city became the owner of about one hectare of land,...

Pedestrian Streets From Via Tornabuoni to Piazza Pitti

Pedestrian Streets From Via Tornabuoni to Piazza Pitti July 2, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Since Piazza del Duomo was changed to a pedestrian only street, there has been a bit of hype from the locals and residents who live historic center. As a person who usually rides her bike or walks everywhere, I felt that the change was good. Although I had forgotten about the people, unlike myself,...

Notte Bianca–Oltrarno June 25th

Notte Bianca–Oltrarno June 25th June 24, 2011 | Events | Read More
The festa of the year is happening on June 25th! After Calcio Storico, the fireworks, the original Notte Bianca will take place. Festivities will start at 7pm on Saturday. This is not to be missed! The shops, restaurants and bars pour into the streets, celebrating past midnight. Every piazza will have...

Florence Wine Event-Piazza Pitti

Florence Wine Event-Piazza Pitti June 3, 2011 | Events | Read More
Are you craving some wine? Are you a wine lover? Then you have arrived in Florence just in time for the Florence Wine Event being held in the Oltrarno. Tomorrow starts this exciting wine-tasting event! From the 3rd of June to 5th, all the vineyards, Tenutas, Villas will be showcasing their collection...

Firenze Gelato Festival 2011

Firenze Gelato Festival 2011 May 25, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
As I reported last year, Firenze Gelato Festival was a big hit and here we again at the 2nd annual festival. This year it isn’t as big but that is alright. The festival will take place in Piazza della Repubblica and Piazza Pitti. There will be laboratories to view how the ice cream is made and...

Via Tornabuoni,Piazza Pitti only for pedestrians 21st June

Via Tornabuoni,Piazza Pitti only for pedestrians 21st June May 10, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Via Tornabuoni and Piazza Pitti will soon be only for pedestrian copying Piazza del Duomo. Mayor Renzi doesn’t stop to amaze me. He has proposed on Facebook as well as reported in the La Nazione that he has begun the talks to make Via Tornabuoni and Piazza Pitti in a pedestrian street. Renzi and...