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LIVE WEATHER : Florence

90°F

32°C

Local time: 29th Aug 17:09
Sunrise:
06:34
Sunset:
19:56

Weather Averages for Florence in September

image Temperature 70°F

21°C

image Low Temperature 59°F

15°C

image High Temperature 81°F

27°C

image Sunshine Hours 8 hrs
image Rainfall 70mm
Rainfall days 9 days
image Sea Temperature 73°F

23°C

Averages for Florence in September


Florence is right on the picturesque Arno River in the Tuscany region of Italy. This city was a major centre of trade and finance in the middle ages and now it is known to be one of the fashion capitals of the world and it’s still a major financial centre, too. Visitors will find lots of interesting historical sites throughout the city.


September it is the perfect time to visit Florence as the climate is just right, with daytime average high temperatures being around 27°C (81°F). It’s slightly cooler than in August and it’s more comfortable when touring the city on foot.

 

In the evenings, it is still comfortably chilly with temperatures dropping down to 14°C (57°F) but the cool air provides a great contrast to the heat of the day. Enjoying coffee or wine in one of the many street side cafes is a great pastime in Florence in September.

 

The Palazzo Pitti or the Pitti Palace, is a grand palace that once housed the Medici family and the most important rulers of the region. Napoleon used the Palazzo as his power base in the late 18th century. Over the years, it served a storehouse for the vast and personal fortunes of those powerful families who ruled the region. Today, it is open to the public and many of the same works of art and statuary are still on display for all to see.

 

The Boboli Gardens (Giardini Boboli) are located directly behind the Pitti Palace and are a great place to relax and unwind after a day of touring the city. There are fountains and lots of birds to see and hear. Many tourists pass by this area without bothering to stop so if one is looking for a little peace and quiet away from all hubbub and hullabaloo of the city, then this is the perfect spot.


The Hotel Villa Betania is a highly rated hotel. It is centrally located very near to all of the major and minor attraction of the city. The rooms are comfortable and exceptionally clean and feature free Wi-Fi service. One of the most desired features of the hotel is the fact that it is located in its very own park providing a quiet and peaceful atmosphere for guests who are looking for a quiet escape from the noise and confusion of the city.


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September events in Florence

Festival

Rificolona: Paper Lantern Festival

7th September 2014

One of Florence's biggest and most traditional festivals, the Festa della Rificolona is also known as the Festival of the Lanterns. On this day, which commemorates the eve of the birth of the Virgin Mary, young and old take part in a lantern parade, where hundreds of mostly hand-made lanterns are displayed, and there is also a boat parade along the Arno. The festival is accompanied by a large fair in Piazza Santissima Annunziata featuring street performers, food vendors, music, and more.

Website:

http://www.visitflorence.com/florence-events/rificolona-festival.html

Religious

Firenze - terrace of Duomo open to public

8th September 2014

For the celebration of the Madonna's birth, since Florence's Cathedral is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the church celebrates by opening the terrace around the base of the cupola.

Website:

http://www.florencewebguide.com/florence-duomo.html#sthash.mJEVBrSo.dpbs

Firenze - Carro Matto

25th September 2014

The historical re-enactment of the offer of wine blessed by the Signoria of Florence "wagon mad" takes place at the end of September. The event commemorates three important aspects of Tuscan culture. The first is the production of the wine in Valdisieve; while the second refers to the mode of transport of the wine during the period of the Florentine Republic (farmers used to build the tanks in joining u single block up to 2800 bottles of wine); the third is reminiscent of the relationship between city and countryside, an equal relationship through which many lords built their homes in the city-towers.

Website:

http://www.discovertuscany.com/blog/florence/carro-matto-in-florence-this-saturday-455/

Conference

2014 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems (ISCS'14

15th September 2014 to 18th September 2014

The main aim of the 2014 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems is to bring together researchers working on complex systems.

Website:

https://sites.google.com/site/complexsystems2014/

Sports

Corri la Vita 2014 - Run for life!

28th September 2014

Corri la Vita (Run for Life) is a 13km competitive race and 5km non-competitive walk for charity, supporting public health facilities specializing in the fight against breast cancer. This is the 12th edition, held in collaboration with L.I.L.T, the Italian League for the Fight Against Cancer - the Florence Section. 

Website:

http://www.corrilavita.it/

Food Events

Impruneta - Festa dell Uva

29th September 2014

On September the medieval town of Impruneta, Florence, organize a wine grape festival. The big parade take place the last days of the month but you can enjoy dinners with music and fun as well as flea markets during the all month.

Website:

http://www.lafestadelluva.it/

Arts and Crafts Exhibition

Mostra Mercato Internazionale dell'Antiquariato.

30th September 2014 to 9th October 2014

The Mostra Internazionale dell'Antiquariato of Palazzo Strozzi was launched in 1959, after which it was held every two years in the prestigious premises of Palazzo Strozzi up to 1993. The Fair was the brainchild of Luigi Bellini Sr., designed to attract to Florence the very best in the international antiques world, and it established itself by offering the finest range of choice in the collecting and antiques sector.

Website:

http://www.yourwaytoflorence.com/antiquariato.htm

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