SCOPPIO DEL CARRO – EXPLOSION OF THE CART

WHAT: SCOPPIO DEL CARRO – EXPLOSION OF THE CART WHEN: SUNDAY 21ST APRIL 2019 WHERE: DUOMO CATHEDRAL, FLORENCE, ITALY COST: FREE Easter 2019 is almost upon us and as here in the UK we celebrate with Egg hunts, chocolate and the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, in Florence, they celebrate a little differently…… with fireworks!! … Continue reading SCOPPIO DEL CARRO – EXPLOSION OF THE CART

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Easter Fireworks In Florence

Florence’s Scoppio del Carro is one of Europe’s grandest Easter spectacles. During Mass in the Duomo, a mechanical dove is sent flying from the altar along with a wire. It soars out the doors and into the main square to a centuries-old, two-story, ox-drawn cart. Upon arrival, it triggers a magnificent fireworks display — like … Continue reading Easter Fireworks In Florence

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