Parco delle Cascine, is the largest and most popular park in Florence. "Le Cascine", the Naturalistic Park spreads over 118 hectares (290 acres). The park is a favorite place for families, bikers, joggers and horse-back riders. The weekly farmers’ market and bazaar which is held every Tuesday morning is a fun place to check out souvenirs, clothing, shoes, household items, fresh produce, specialty meats and breads and so much more. The east side of the park features the Piazza Vittorio Veneto, which is especially popular during the summer months as it’s an enormous open-air swimming pool attended to by lifeguards during the high season.
There are numerous concerts, dances, theatrical events, music shows and other special occasions featured year-round. The amphitheater’s open-air performances offer tourists added attractions. However, these festivals are also popular with the Florence residents. Bring a picnic and a soccer ball, before long there will be enough participants for a good game then stay, relax and enjoy one of the many performances.
Address: 50144 Florence, Italy