Foodstuffs are the most popular Christmas present in Italy, followed by clothing and toys, according to a survey by the Confcommercio retailers’ association.
Today Florence and the other cities in Tuscan Region enjoys the first day of January sales.
New opening times during the Holidays in the most visited galleries and museums in Florence, Italy: Bargello, Uffizi and Accademia.
On Thursday, December 4 at 4pm, Canadian-Italian mezzosoprano Diana Di Mauro burst into song in the Pazzi Chapel in the complex of Santa Croce, Florence, Italy. Inspired by the space, Di Mauro sang five operatic pieces and a Christmas carol.
Christmas in Florence between solidarity and fun. The Christmas Lunch of the Sant’Egidio Community, prepared in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Florence, has involved over 350 people. In these days citizens and tourists can enjoy the circus Moira Orfei (Palasport viale Paoli) and the ice rink in piazza della Libertà at the Parterre.
During Christmas time never it’s better than a stroll in the city centre where many “palazzo”, streets and squares are covered with lights. Piazza della Signoria, via Tornabuoni and Ponte a Santa Trinita are only some of the main points of interest. It’s possible to have a picture with Santa Claus in some of the most beautiful squadres and streets in the world.
If you want to be in Florence during the Christmas holidays you choose a beautiful, sparkling city with a very special atmosphere. Celebrate Christmas in Florence. Discover Christmas markets, where to go ice skating and Florence’s Christmas lights. Children will enjoy Christmas time in Florence: apart from the trees, Florence has got a lot of things to do with your children in the days between Christmas and Epiphany.