December is the month of events and exhibits in Florence. If strolling around the beautiful streets of Florence under the Christmas lights is not enough; then these events and exhibits in Florence will surely interest you to visit the city in the month of December. The month of December is very special for the Florentines. It is not just the month of Christmas but it is also the month of festivities for the people of Florence. And they celebrate the colours of life.
So, are you interested in knowing which events and exhibits in Florence that you need to look forward to in December? Well, do not wait any further. Have a look at the list of events and exhibits in Florence that will be happening in December:
- Food and Wine in Progress, Dec 2-3:
This is one of the best events that you need to look out for in December. Block your dates and get indulged in the beautiful culinary journey. The event is going to take place at the iconic Leopolda station. The event is completely dedicated to the chefs, producers and especially the visitors. The best chefs of the city will present their specialities to the visitors in this event. You will be able to experience the best culinary delicacies along with the finest Tuscany wine. Thus, it is, of course, a worthy inclusion in this list.
- Sagra Degli Antichi Sapori, Dec 6-8:
It is one of the most well-known festivals for Florentines. This is the festival where the local people celebrate their rich culinary heritage. You will be to taste the antique delicacies that the people of the city have been preparing since the medieval ages.
The finest spices and rich taste of these local Florentine delicacies will increase your cravings to a much higher degree. From entrees to desserts, no matter what you want; you will be able to get that at this festival. Visit the Florence countryside and be a part of the festival in between December 6 to 8.
- I NIPOTI DEL RE DI SPAGNA:
You will be able to attend this special art exhibition in Florence in December. If you are an ardent art lover, then this exhibition is the ‘Holy Mecca’ for you and it is taking place in Palazzo Pitti.
The exhibition will exclusively feature an important painting acquired by the famous collector Anton Raphael Mengs that has garnered a lot of attention. By attending this exhibition, you will not only witness art but you will also have the chance to witness the royalty of Palazzo Pitti.
- Lo Schiaccianoci (The Nutcracker), 23rd December:
Every Christmas celebration is incomplete without a play that imparts knowledge to the audience.
This is a play based on the story by E.T. Hoffmann which was later adapted into musical play format by Peter Tchaikovsky. And what is so special about the play? Well, this is a popular fable among the audience for ages during the season of Christmas. The St. Petersburg Ballet will perform this play in the beautiful vicinity of Teatro Della Pergola on 23rd December 2017. Enjoy the play with your dear ones and get yourself ready for the Christmas Eve.
Attend these events and exhibits in Florence in this upcoming month and have the best experience of your life. Visit the city in December and you will have the best experience of your life.