The Maggio Musicale Art Festival
Florence attracts many visitors from around the world for the annual Maggio Musicale Art Festival, which will be celebrating its 74th edition this year. Featuring operas, ballets, and concerts, the festival intrigues those from around the local arts community as well as international travelers.
The Maggio Musicale Art Festival dates back to 1933, making it one of the earliest festivals of its kind in Italy. The event is held at three different theaters centrally located in Florence, the Teatro Comunale, the Piccolo Teatro, and the Teatro Goldoni. The Maggio Musicale Art Festival will begin on the 1st of May and continue through the 30th of June 2011.
The schedule is posted and tickets are on sale for a price that will perfectly fit your budget. The lowest tickets are around $50 and the highest price tickets can range around whatever you can afford. The Maggio Musicale Art Festival is known to combine the best of modern Italian entertainment with an original experience for those visiting Florence. Enjoy spectacular entertainment while in what is and has been known as the arts capital of the world.
If pondering where to stay to accompany your Florence vacation, try the Hotel Kraft, which offers amazing views from their rooftop garden and restaurant. This hotel is a great option if you are planning on attending the Maggio Musicale Art Festival, as it is only a short five minute walk from the Teatro Communale.
What: The Maggio Musicale Art Festival
When: May 1-June 30, 2011
Where: Teatro Communale, Florence Italy
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