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What to do in Florence in June

May 30, 2017
What to do in Florence in June

Ideas about what to do in Florence in June by the Hotel Brunelleschi team

Summer is arriving and you will have a wide choice on what to do in Florence in June. In fact, there is no better time to enjoy the city, especially in the open air, with its many cultural events, concerts and activities of all kinds. For us, the team of the Hotel Brunelleschi, 4 stars in the heart of Florence, it is a very intense period during which we always try to convey to our guests everything the city has to offer, even to those who are just passing in the city for one day or a few days.

Here is our selection of proposals on what to do in Florence in June:

  • Da Vinci Experience Florence, piazza Santo Stefano al Ponte, until 8th October;
  • Dante Inferno, at the Teatro Niccolini, from 1st to the 14th June;
  • Fabbrica Europa, Stazione Leopolda, until 15th June;
  • Exhibition Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance, at Palazzo Strozzi, until 23rd July;
  • Amico Museo, throughout Tuscany, from May 20 to June 4: the museums open their doors to accommodate adults and children with guided tours, presentations of works, extraordinary exhibitions, workshops, animations
  • Il Mercatale di Firenze, piazza della Repubblica, 3 and 4 June;
  • Changing of the Guard, piazza della Signoria, 4 June;
  • ARTour, The beautiful in the square, piazza degli Strozzi (3-4 June), piazza del Carmine (17-18 June);
  • Travel Festival, various location, from the 7th to the 11st June;
  • Annual astronomical observation of the gnomon (astronomical instrument that allows measuring the position of the Sun) in the Duomo of Florence: between 12.30 and 13.30 on 9-12-21-27 June (in English) – the 28th June, during the Summer solstice, in the chapel of the Cross, to the left of the Altar Major you can observe the passage of the Sun through the Gnomon of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. The initiative will also take place in case of covered sky, entrance is free with access from the door of Canonicals. Booking is recommended by writing to:;
  • Mercato Manodopera: the art of handmade, piazza della Santissima Annunziata, 10-11 June;
  • Historic Florentine football, piazza Santa Croce, semifinals (10 and 11 June), final (24th June);
  • Creative Factory, Orticoltura Garden, 11st June;
  • Oltrarno Fair, piazza Santo Spirito, 11st June;
  • Pitti Immagine Uomo, Fortezza da Basso, 13-16 June;
  • Festival degli Scrittori, Palazzo Vecchio and other location, from 14 to the 17 June;
  • Florence Design Week – international design festival, Complex of the former Murate, from 14 to the 18 June;
  • Cinderella (by Gioacchino Rossini), courtyard of Palazzo Pitti, 9, 15 and 27 June;
  • La Congiura, Florence 1478, Teatro dell’Opera di Firenze, from the 10 to the 13 June;
  • Radiohead + James Blake, Visarno Arena, 14 June;
  • La Traviata, court yard of Palazzo Pitti, from the 18th June (various dates);
  • Fortezza Antiquaria, piazza Vittorio Veneto, 17 and 18 June;
  • Summer Bees Fierucolina, piazza Santo Spirito, 18 June;
  • World Gambling Day, Garden of the Orticoltura, 18 June;
  • Cannes at Florence, Spazio Alfieri, via dell’Ulivo, from the 19 to the 23 June;
  • Crafts & Aperitif, Oltrarno, 20 June;
  • Pitti Immagine Bimbo, Fortezza da Basso, 22-24 June;
  • Feast of St. John, Saint Patron of the City, with Mass sung in the Duomo (at 10.30 am) and the “fochi” (at 22.00 pm) that are fired from Piazzale Michelangelo and they will be well visible from Lungarno and the high places of the city, 24 June
  • Firenze Rocks, Visarno Arena, 23, 24 and 25 June;
  • Carmine in Fiera, piazza del Carmine, 25 June;
  • Ciompi Mensile Antiquariato, piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 25 June;
  • La Piazza Incantata, concert in piazza Santa Croce, 28 June;
  • Vintage Selection, Fortezza da Basso, Medici pavilion, from the 28 to the 30 June;
  • Pitti Immagine Filati, Fortezza da Basso, 28-30 June;
  • Flamenco Tango Neapolis per Florence Dance Festival, Courtyard of the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, 29 June.

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