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The 1st of May long holiday in Florence

April 20, 2012
1st of May long holiday in Florence

A few days longer and the 1st of May long holiday in Florence will give us emotions, fun and surprises in one of the beautiful cities in Italy. As per tradition, also this year many events will enliven the Italian cities, creating a party that will start right from the evening of 30th April and it will continue until dawn, thanks to the annual “Sleepless Night”. The 1st of May long holiday in Florence will completely jump you into the Tuscan territory also thanks to the warm spring days, perfect for discovering monuments and places of interest. To complete this unforgettable long holiday you can stay at the Brunelleschi, the 4-star hotel located in the heart of Florence, in Piazza Santa Elisabetta, a short walk from major monuments and Piazza della Signoria.

Enjoy an extraordinary 1st of May long holiday in Florence

During the 1st of May long holiday in Florence, tourists will enjoy the fantastic proposal designed also this year by MiBAC, which will allow admission to many state museums and sites of cultural interest to the symbolic price of € 1,00. Thanks to this fantastic offer you can admire the masterpieces of the Boboli Gardens, the Costume Gallery of Palazzo Pitti, the Garden of Villa Il Ventaglio, the Accademia Gallery of Florence. Also participating in the initiative the National Archaeological Museum of Florence, the Silver Museum, Museo della Casa Fiorentina Antica – Palazzo Davanzati, Bargello National Museum, the Medici Villas: Cerreto Guidi and La Petraia, and finally, the Park of the former Royal Mews.

Discover the surprises of the 1st May long holiday in Florence

The 1st of May long holiday in Florence is a great occasion for many shoppers lovers, who can take advantage of special openings of boutiques and shops during the “sleepless night” to purchase souvenirs or more expensive gifts. Then, entertainment and tradition will intertwine in Piazza della Signoria, with the “Marzocco Trophy”, this year in its 18th edition, which will involve disabled flag-wavers from different regions of Italy. The beginning of the competition is scheduled for 15:30. So, you can enjoy a weekend full of pleasant emotions, which you can fully experience by staying at the Hotel Brunelleschi. Rooms with a view on the Brunelleschi’s Dome, Via de Calzaioli or Piazzetta del Giglio are perfect to plunge yourself in the 1st of May long holiday celebrations in Florence.

1st of May long holiday in Florence, an opportunity not to miss

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