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Top 6 Easter activities in Florence

Here it is a to do list you won’t want miss, for your Easter activities in Florence  strolling around amongst traditions, artisanship and sweets.    The blasting of the Cart. It is a centuries-old tradition that has become the symbol of Easter in Florence. The blasting of the cart takes place in Piazza Duomo and…

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Christmas Time in Florence

Events, concerts and shows for Christmas in Florence   It’s Christmas time, in Florence there is a special festive atmosphere, with lights, and lighting that decorate the streets. Tradition is deeply felt and the festivities in Florence have a special characteristic that reflects the city. It is in fact, elegant and discreet, never excessive and…

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Gettin lost in the streets of Florence

The streets of Florence are a  labyrinth where get lost  Florence has a thousand faces, the most seen and celebrated one can be inscribed in a sort of circle going from Piazza Duomo, through Piazza Signoria, up until Palazzo Pitti. It is the itinerary par excellence, which is also called “the Grand Duke’s walk”, as the…

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Florence: traditional treats in the Autumn and Winter

They have very ancient origins, prepared with typical seasonal foods, they are delicious: traditional Florentine sweets for winter days. In Florence, traditional sweets have a long history that gets lost over the centuries, following the rhythm of the seasons. As it happens in every city of the peninsula, the ingredients tell the story of a…

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Cocktail Negroni’s origins

It appears that there are many variations of the cocktail Negroni, one of the more famous drinks in history. Generally speaking, it is composed of three parts, one third vermouth, one third bitter Campari, and one third gin. An orange slice should accompany all and – we would add – a bit of fiorentinità (being…

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Florence and the Florentines’ fundamental habits

Florence is a city where its inhabitants are greatly tied to their habits, as these are special moments of relaxation that characterize a true Florentine. These are specific “traditions” that identify a “D.O.C.” Florentine. Therefore, here we want to advise our travelers, on how to live the true Florence, so forget about museums, churches and main streets. It…

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The Florentine Historic Kickball

In the Florentine Historic Kickball (Soccer/Football) there are many souls that unite together.   There is the one that reminds us of the great Republican Florence, the popular more rebellious and bloody one, the one of a city open to tourism, the artistic one of a thousand colors, and the one moved by a sentiment…

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