Christmas in Florence in 5 steps

  • Christmas Tree in piazza San Giovanni

    Christmas Tree in piazza San Giovanni

  • Via de’ Tornabuoni

    Via de’ Tornabuoni

  • F-Light Festival 2016

    F-Light Festival 2016

  • Piazza della Repubblica

    Piazza della Repubblica

  • Weihnachtsmarkt in Santa Croce

    Weihnachtsmarkt in Santa Croce

Dive into the magic of Florence during the holiday season. Here are the 5 must-sees that you don’t want to miss, take Starhotels’ word for it!

Via degli Strozzi and Via de’ Tornabuoni: enjoy some window-shopping along the city’s most glittering and glamorous streets, before throwing yourself in the frenzy and fun of Christmas shopping.

Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Pitti, Basilica of Santo Spirito and Piazza San Firenze: to take a picture of the F-Light 2016 decorations (from December 8, 2016 until January 8, 2017).

Piazza del Duomo or Piazza della Repubblica: to admire the imposing and brightly-lit Christmas trees.

Piazza Santa Croce: stop at the Weihnachtsmarkt, the German Christmas market brimming with food and wine from all over Italy and German specialties. Until December 18, 2016.

Palazzo Strozzi: To see the exhibition by visionary artist Ai Weiwei displayed across the whole building, including the façade,  Main Floor and Strozzina gallery. Until January 22, 2017, every day, Sundays and public holidays included, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. On Thursdays: 10 a.m.-11 p.m.


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