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Why being in a hostel when you can be in a hostel with a rum tasting?

Laura Sevilla
Laura (Sevilla)
28 April 2023

What about experiencing the subtle scents of caramel, vanilla and grapefruit of an imperial rum after enjoying a morning walk through the charming streets of Firenze? Or discovering the complexity of a 10 years-old rum with toasted coffee reminiscences?

The rum

Rum is an alcoholic spirit distilled from sugarcane juice, molasses or sugarcane honey. It’s largely produced around the tropics where the sugarcane grow efficiently at 25ºC to 35ºC temperature, as well as it finds best conditions to age. Most famous producers are found in the Caribbean like Jamaica or Dominican Republic.

The rum tasting

So, on your way back to the hostel after enjoying a creamy cappuccino, an astonishing view from Firenze’s river and an incredible visit to Uffizi Gallery, you are invited to join a rum tasting where you rediscover a drink that was once your Saturday’s favorite – Rum and Coke.

On a chill atmosphere, the rum is served on its neat version. A thick and aromatic sip of different kinds of rums aged on a variety of barrels. A chance to experience a silky palate creamy beverage, ideal to pair with a milky dessert or to go through the thoughness of a classic golden rum ideal to accompany with your next Bistecca alla Fiorentina.

All of that before joining some of the night events. Standup comedy or a wild karaoke along guests from all over the world? YellowSquare Florence provides and you decide.


Florence, Milan, Rome


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#domenicalmuseo is now a fixed appointment with Free museums Florence. Every first Sunday of the month it is possible to get a free ticket to visit the most important state monuments of the city. Both you are planning a weekend in the next month and you are thinking of a year-end holiday you have to know that there is always the possibility of free admission to the museums on the first Sunday of the calendar.

Usually the state free museums Florence participating in the initiative are the following:

  • Uffizi Gallery
    Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6 – Florence
  • Museums of Palazzo Pitti and Boboli Gardens
    Piazza Pitti, 1 – Florence
  • Accademy’s Gallery
    Via Ricasoli, 58-60 – Florence
  • Garden of the Medici Villa of Castello
    Via di Castello, 44 – Florence
  • MAF National Archaeological Museum of Florence
    S.S. Annunziata, 9 – Florence
  • Last Supper by Andrea del Sarto in San Salvi
    via di San Salvi, 16 – 50135 Florence (FI)
  • Bargello National Museum
    Via del Proconsolo, 4 – Florence
  • Park of Villa Il Ventaglio
    Via G. Aldini, 10/12 – Florence
  • Medici Villa of Cerreto Guidi and Historical Museum of Hunting and the Territory
    via Ponti Medicei, 7 – 50050 Cerreto Guidi (FI)



Public museums free of charge for all visitors

The museums free of charge for everybody on the first Sunday of the month are:

  • Colosseum and Forum (access subject to quota)
  • Galleria Borghese (mandatory booking, 2 €)
  • GNAM Galleria Nazionale Arte Moderna (Modern Art National Gallery)
  • Museo nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia (Etruscan national museum)
  • Museo HC Andersen, Museo M. Praz, Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi per le Arti decorative e il Costume
  • Museo nazionale Romano (Palazzo Massimo, Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi, Terme di Diocleziano)
  • Galleria nazionale d’Arte Antica Palazzo Barberini (national gallery of ancient art Palazzo Barberini)
  • Galleria nazionale d’Arte Antica Palazzo Corsini (national gallery of ancient palazzo Corsini)
  • Galleria Spada
  • Museo nazionale di Palazzo Venezia (national museum of Piazza Venezia)
  • Museo nazionale di Castel Sant’Angelo (National museum of Castel Sant’Angelo – access subject to quota)
  • Museo nazionale d’Arte Orientale “G. Tucci” (Eastern art national museum G. Tucci)
  • Museo nazionale Preistorico Etnografico “L. Pigorini”(prehistoric national museum L. Pigorini)
  • Museo nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari (National Museum of people’s traditions and art)
  • Museo nazionale dell’Alto Medioevo (Middle Age national museum)
  • Museo nazionale degli Strumenti Musicali (Musical instrument national museum)
  • Scavi di Ostia Antica (Ostia Antica digs)
  • Museo Ostiense
  • Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella
  • Terme di Caracalla
  • Villa dei Quintili
  • Villa Adriana in Tivoli
  • Villa d’Este in Tivoli

Also Maxxi belongs to this category. It’s the national museum of modern art (XXI century) where access is always free for the permanent collection (gallery 4) from Tuesday to Friday besides the first Sunday of the month..


Here is a list of the museums which have adhered to the initiative up to now:

  • Cenacolo Vinciano
    Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie 2 (booking required)
  • Galleria d’arte moderna di Milano, Museo dell’ottocento, Villa Reale, Villa Belgiojoso Bonaparte
    Via Palestro 16
  • Gallerie d’Italia
    Piazza della Scala 6   
  • Acquario e civica stazione idrobiologica – municipal aquariumViale Gadio 2
  • Casa museo Boschi-di Stefano
    Via Giorgio Jan 15
  • Castello Sforzesco
    Piazzale Castello
  • Museo Studio Francesco Messina
    Via S. Sisto 4a
  • Museo archeologico di Milano
    Corso Magenta 15
  • Museo civico di storia naturale di Milano
    Corso Venezia 55
  • Museo del Risorgimento and workshop of modern and contemporary history
    Via Borgonuovo 23
  • Museo diocesano di Milano
    Corso di Porta Ticinese 95
  • Palazzo Morando – traditions and fashion
    Via Sant’Andrea 6
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