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What to do in Florence in May

April 28, 2017
what to do in Florence in May

Tips and ideas on what to do in Florence in May in the historic centre and not only

Are you looking for ideas on what to do in Florence in May? In this monthly section we report you many suggestions given by the team of Hotel Brunelleschi, 4 stars in the historic centre of Florence in Piazza Santa Elisabetta. Our luxury hotel in Florence is the ideal starting point for any excursion in the city or participation in the most beautiful event planned. You will find out environments of absolute relaxation thanks to our rooms with panoramic view, our restaurants situated in a location unique in the world, the Byzantine Tower of Pagliazza and our Tower Bar with the possibility of tasting champagne Perrier-Jouët of which we are Maison Racommandée.

Here are our proposals about what to do in Florence in May 2017:

– Trofeo Marzocco 2017, piazza della Signoria, 1st May May,
– Gustav Klimt Experience, piazza di Santo Stefano, 1st May (last day of exhibition),
Da Vinci Experience Florence, piazza di Santo Stefano, until October 8th,
– Exhibition of plants and flowers – spring edition, Giardino dell’Orticoltura, via Vittorio Emanuele II, 1st May,
– Cascine in Fiera, piazzale John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1st May,
– 81st ART – International Handicraft Exhibition, Fortezza da Basso, 22nd April -1st May,
– Vittorio Sgarbi. Caravaggio, Teatro Obihall, 2nd May,
–Waiting for Godot, Teatro della Pergola, 2-7 May,
– PFM, Teatro Obihall, 3rd May,
– Festival Santa Croce, piazza Santa Croce, 3rd May,
– Europe Factory, Stazione Leopolda and other spaces , from 4 May to 15 June,
– Dream Theatre, Teatro Verdi, 5th May,
Tasting dinner in Florence with wines by Farm Castello della Sala, Osteria della Pagliazza, 5, 6, 12 and 13 May,
– Don Carlo, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 5, 8, 11 and 14 May,
– Panariello, Conti, Pieraccioni, The Show, Nelson Mandela Forum, 6th May,
– The ‘Fierucola’ of Arts and Crafts, piazza Santa Croce, 6-7 May,
– The Mercatale of Florence, piazza della Repubblica, 6-7 May,
– Trofy Marzocchino, piazza della Signoria, 7th May,
– Changing of the guard, piazza della Signoria, 7th May,
– A tutta scienza, at the Galileo Museum, activities for families and children, every weekend,
– Blue Night: conferences, concerts, culture, Complex of the former prison ‘delle Murate’, 8-9 May,
– Marco Masini, Teatro Obihall, 10th May,
– Zubin Mehta, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 11 and 13 May,
– A tea at Villa Bardini, Costa San Giorgio, 11, 18 and 25 May,
– Florence Creativity Spring, Fortezza da Basso, 11-13 May,
– Notre Dame de Paris, Nelson Mandela Forum, 11-14 May,
– Nek, Teatro Verdi, 12th May,
– La Traviata, salone Martino V at the Santa Maria Nuova Hospital, 12nd May,
– Benji and Fede, Teatro Obihall, 13 and 14 May,
– Fiorella Mannoia, Teatro Verdi, 13-14 May,
– Mercato Manodopera: The art of handmade work, piazza SS. Annunziata, 13-14 May,
– Oltrarno Fair, piazza Santo Spirito, 14th May,
Deejay Ten 2017, 14th May,
– Maratona d’Orchestra, Teatro Verdi, 17th May,
– Renga, Nelson Mandela Forum, 18th May,
– Crafts & Palace, Giardino Corsini, 18-21 May,
– Children Festival, piazzale delle Cascine, 19-21 May,
– ModaPrima, Stazione Leopolda, 19-21 May,
– In Veglia in Tuscany, traditional songs concert, Museum Novecento, 19th May,
– Nextech Special, Fortezza da Basso, 20th May,
– The Night of the Museums, accessible from 21 to 23 at the price of € 1,00, 20th May,
– Amico Museo, Museums of Florence and Province, from the 20th May to the 4th June,
– Fortezza Antiquaria, piazza Vittorio Veneto, 20-21 May,
– Puccini in Love, Auditorium S.Stefano al Ponte Vecchio, 21-22 May,
– Palio del Baluardo, Baluardo at San Giorgio – via di Belvedere, 21st May,
– Fierucolina di Maggio, piazza Santo Spirito, 21st May,
– Thierry Fischer | Sara Mingardo, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 21st May,
– Exclusive Tuscany: Courtyards and Open Gardens in Florence, various courtyards and gardens in Florence, 21st May,
– Sergio Cammariere, Teatro Puccini, 22nd May,
– The ‘Fiorita’. Anniversary of the death of Fra’ Girolamo Savonarola, piazza della Signoria, 23rd May,
– Ensemble Intercontemporain, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 26th May,
– ORT: Andrea Fornaciari conductor, Chiara Morandi violin, Villa Medicea della Petraia, 27th May,
– 100 km del Passatore Firenze-Faenza, 27th maggio,
Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance, Palazzo Strozzi, until 23rd July,
– Carmine in Fiera, piazza del Carmine, 28th May,
– David Robertson, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 28th May,
– Ciompi Mensile Antiquariato, piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 28th May,
– Fiera Quaresimale e del Grillo, piazzale J.F. Kennedy, 28th May,
– Marco Angius, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, 31st May.

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