The Florentine summer of your dreams

03 Jun 19

Also the summer of 2019 in Florence is exciting to say the least, with an endless stream of events suitable for any taste and passion

We would like to remind you that the rooftop bar of the Hotel degli Orafi is waiting for you to offer the chance to spend a wonderful night enjoying one of the most exclusive views of Florence, to fully enjoy the warmth of the  river Arno. The American bar is ideal for an aperitif or an after dinner drink. Reservation of the table is mandatory, and it can be done calling the number 055 26622. And now a panoramic view of the main events of this summer.

Pitti Uomo, the best of male fashion. For fashion lovers the Tuscan capital hosts in Palazzo Pitti (ma non era alla Fortezza?) Pitti Uomo, one of the most important events regarding male fashion with the most famous brands ready to unveil their newest collection: an unmissable events for any Italian signature fashion-lover.

Firenze Rocks, the music in the veins of Florence. Halfway through June there is, like every year, the appointment with Firenze Rocks, a series of concerts grouped together in 4 days, which this year will have as key players the Tool, back on stage after 13 years of absence and reference point for prog metal music in the world, the Irish singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, on the top of the world charts since years, as well as the timeless band of Cure with his histrionic leader Robert Smith.
To be mentioned also the leader of Pearl jam, Eddie Vedder, Smashing Pumpinks, Dream Theater, Sum 41, in order to satisfy a big variety of pure rock fans.

Historical sport in the center of Florence. Between June and July the so called traditional “Calcio Storico” will take place as usual, involving all souls of Florence in an unrelenting struggle dating back from 15th century.

Spanish sharp knives event (Ferri taglienti della Spagna). In the middle of July in Scarperia the 45th edition of” Ferri taglienti della Spagna” event will take place, organized by Proloco in collaboration with the Spanish personalities from Albacete , promoting the typical local  handcraft , with an exhibition of the best  Italian and Spanish  knives.

Porcino mushroom festival: enjoy the Appennini. Just outside Florence, in Ronta , near Borgo San Lorenzo you can taste during the month of August the best  traditional Tuscan Appennini dishes during the so called Sagra del Porcino (porcino mushroom festival). It is characterized by strong flavour game of the surrounding woods.

Gelato Festival , the Florentine challenge. In September Florence hosts the tasting Gelato Festival, with more than 100 different flavours of ice cream, with the best 16 Italian ice cream makers challenging to decide which one is the best!

Museums and Easy Living. Once again this year there will be the chance to visit the museums for free during  a special dedicated day , while on the beach over the Arno , the so called “Spiaggetta sull’Arno” in Lungarno Serristori you will have the chance to relax and sunbathe listening to live music and attending some theatre plays . Not to be missed also the yoga lessons at sunset , a real extraordinary experience.

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