Notte Bianca: When the city pulls an allnighter

In conjunction with Labor Day today in Italy, last night was the annual “Notte Bianca” (“White Night”)–a night in which the city of Florence doesn’t sleep. Businesses are invited to stay open all night, every piazza is full of stage set-ups, musicians, DJs, drinking tents, and all kinds of fun stuff, and the streets are absolutely flooded with people. EVERYONE is outside living it up–drinking, dancing, eating, walking, going wild…all the way until 6am.

I can only imagine being a tourist and not knowing about this night, seeing Florence this routy at night, and thinking that this is how it always is. Crazy fun night!

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3 comments on “Notte Bianca: When the city pulls an allnighter

  1. Mom says:

    Wow — that’s nuts! You’ll probably never see anything like it again!

  2. Nana says:

    Geez! Doesn’t anyone ever work there? Looks like Italy is one big ” lets have fun ” country. It was the same 30 yrs. ago. I used to ask,” Don’t you work”? 🙂

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