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  • REFLECTIONS FROM OUR INTERN – GIANNA

    “Despite the fact that I had been excitedly telling everyone that I would be studying abroad in Florence for a semester, it didn’t sink in until I had lugged my suitcases up three flights of stairs in the early September humidity, and caught a glimpse of the Duomo from my balcony window. At the program […]

  • PIAZZA SANTA CROCE CHRISTMAS MARKET

    written by Gianna Bacher The piazza of the beautiful Basilica di Santa Croce is home to the largest Christmas market in Florence! While the tradition began in Germany in the 12th century and spread to surrounding the countries, the Weihnachtsmarkt Santa Croce does not fail to deliver the charm and excitement of the historic markets. […]

  • Florence Hot Air Balloon Festival

    Get to experience the city of Florence through a perspective unlike any other. A relatively new addition to Florence, the Festival delle Mongolfiere is sure to brighten your stay. The festival began only two years ago and is held just a short distance from the city centre. Accessible by foot, train, bus, or taxi, make […]

  • SETTEMBRE IN PIAZZA DELLA PASSERA

    This year marks the 17th edition of the event “Settembre in Piazza della Passera” ! After taking a sabbatical last year.  The festival was conceived by Stefano Di Pucci, owner of Trattoria 4 Leoni together with the cultural association “In Piazza”, under the direction of Alessandro Di Puccio and in collaboration for the organisation with Momy Manetti.  The initial plan […]