If you are looking for a place to spend Easter holidays in Italy, Florence is perfect!
A beautiful city where you can enjoy a break from the daily grind.
Then remember that you can choose among art, culture, events, traditions, food and wine or shopping in the center.
How it looks a perfect Easter Day in Florence from morning till night?
First of all wake up in a such important day and in a such important city sounds really exciting and the day is proclaimed to be full of emotions!
H. 08.00 AM
- Wake up
early to enjoy the first walk in the city center, not yet crowded with people and enjoy a nice breakfast at one of the historic bars
, facing some important square.
Ready for the fireworks show?
H. 10.00 AM - The procession of the cart, also known as "Il Brindellone" for its pyrotechnic tower, starts. The cart is pulled by six oxen accompanied with a costume parade.
The departure is from Il Prato street and arrives in Duomo Square, in the space that lies between the Baptistery and the Cathedral. The cart is pulled by six oxen accompanied with a costume parade.
Take your place along the way and watch the procession.
H. 11.00 AM – Ready for the firework!
When the "Gloria" is sung inside the church, the Archbishop uses the fire to light a dove–shaped rocket (called the “Colombina” and symbolizing the Holy Spirit).
The “Columbina” collides with the Cart in the square, setting off a spectacular firework!