I love to travel. Does that need to be said? My ideal trip is one that involves traveling by car (I love the flexibility of leaving when I want to and not having to worry about being late for a plane/train/bus/covered wagon). It involves food (obviously), and wine (also obviously), and usually a good dose of history and gorgeous scenery. Perhaps most importantly, my ideal trip always, always, always takes advantage of government holidays and three day weekends!
Sometimes, in my enthusiasm to turn three day weekends into four, five, and let’s face it seven day weekends, I forget to consider the implecations of traveling on a particular holiday. Sometimes, it’s no big deal. Anti-fascism day in Croatia is the perfect time to visit Friuli, for example. However, when traveling in the west, Easter is Easter is Easter. Here are three tips for making the most out of your Easter in Florence….