Feast of St. John in Florence 2019 in honour of the Patron Saint
The Feast of St. John is an important event that will enliven the city of Florence on June 24th, 2019. The feast of the patron saint of the city awaits all Florentines and tourists who would like to live exciting moments like the one dedicated to the Artificial Fireworks on the Arno River, the historical football or religious celebrations dedicated to the Patron Saint. The Art and Luxury Apartments, holiday homes in Florence in Piazza della Signoria and in via della Spada will allow you to be the protagonists of this extraordinary celebration during an unforgettable holiday in the heart of the city.
Florentine historic football for the Feast of St. John Florence
One of the most awaited events for the Feast of St. John in Florence is the palio, as well as a Florentine historical football tournament in the sand arena that will be set up in Piazza Santa Croce. It will fight the teams of the Greens of St. John, the Whites of the Santo Spirito, the Reds of S. M. Novella and the Light Blues of S. Croce:
- On Saturday, 15th June, first semi-final: the Reds of Santa Maria Novella against the Greens of St. John;
- On Sunday, 16th June, second semi-final: the Light blue of Santa Croce against the Whites of Santo Spirito;
- On Monday, 24th June, the final during the feast of St. John.
At 16 of June 24th, Historical Court of the Florentine Republic along the city streets, starting from Piazza S.M. Novella to Piazza S. Croce. At 17 it will start the line-up, following the final match.
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The fires for the Feast of St. John Florence
The exciting day dedicated to religious celebrations will begin with the offer of candles at the Baptistery of St. John and it will end with the stunning fireworks show and the delivery of gold medals by mayor Matteo Renzi. During your stay in the Art and Luxury Apartments you will be within walking distance of the locations of this spectacular festival such as the Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio and the Arnolfo Tower at Palazzo Vecchio, a symbolic place in the history of Florence and where Savonarola spent its last hours, an opportunity not to be missed to admire Florence from above.