May in Florence


Discovering a new city is more than just doing some sightseeing. People who really want to take their travel experience to the fullest should jump into the various activity opportunities an unknown town offers. If you are planning on visiting Italy’s beautiful city of Florence in May, feel free to enjoy our wisely chosen Top 4 Event Tips and start scheduling your perfect Florence-holiday.
Gelato Festival: Seriously, we couldn’t stop smiling and clapping our hands when we found this amazing event! From May 1st to 4th Florence hosts the “Gelato Festival” – an amazing happening celebrating the creamy dessert Italy is beyond famous for. This lovely Ice-Cream Festival started back in 2010 with the aim of showing the origin of Florentine’s ice-cream to the world and is now, luckily, hold annually. During this four-day event more than 100 of Italy’s gelato parlours will be presenting themselves, taking part in exciting flavor competitions and of course offering tasty samples of their art to the sweet-loving audience. If you want to be a pro, get a “Gelato Card” and save yourself five ice-cream flavors and one cocktail for a special price! To us, this seems like a worthwhile investment 😉

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Cantine Aperte: Every last Sunday in May people all over Italy can benefit from one awesome event. In 2014, wine-lovers should mark May 25th red in their calendars, because the “Cantine Aperte” is returning to please fans of the famous grape-drink. During this open winery wine dressers all over the country open their doors to the public to invite them into their holy halls of wine producing. Tourists, locals – everybody interested – can experience impressive cellars, exclusive tastings and tours to enjoy the whole world of wine first hand. A lot of places also offer special dinners – of course accompanied by some fine wines. Search for the wine dresser of your trust while in Florence around May 25th, and look forward to get wonderfully and authentically refreshed.

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Ben Harper live: Ambitioned music-lovers will be pleased by this announcement. Multi-talent Ben Harper is about to give a concert in the amazing city of Florence on May 10th. With the aim of pleasuring his fans with high-quality sound Mr. Harper will fill the halls of Teatro Verdi with delicate tunes of his wide range of musical potential. The American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist plays an energetic mix of rock, blues, blues, folk, soul and reggae and is beyond that especially known for his outstanding guitar and vocal skills. Let yourself be enchanted by this god given talent of three-time Grammy winner Ben Harper and get your tickets today.

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Fabbrica Europa: For its 21st edition the “Fabbrica Europa” will return to Florence to again impress spectators from all over the world. During this long-term event, from May 8th to June 28th visitors can enjoy the whole range of arts reflecting the “human condition” and “contemporary memories”. There will be dance and theatre performances of all kinds given by international artists, readings, presentations, concerts, exhibitions and Co. to create a complete atmosphere of creativity and passion and to attract visitors by a dynamic and stimulating experience for mind and vision. Find ticket information at the official homepage and be prepared to get inspired.

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