Live in Lucca by Daniela Vladimiova CC BY 2.0

Events in Florence (June 26 – July 9, 2015)

Welcome to Florence Inferno, your favorite blog providing not only information on events occuring in Florence, but also an events guide to what’s happening in the city in terms of music, art, cinema, markets, and so much more. In this post, we have provided you with information on events taking place over the next two weeks, namely, from June 26 until July 9, 2015.

This week we make special mention of our fabulous lineup of concerts taking placen Tuscany during summer! Thanks to our wide range of festivals, concerts and cultural and special events, there is always something to do!

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Basilica of San Lorenzo by Richard Cassan CC BY-NC 2.0

The Basilica of San Lorenzo

The Basilica of San Lorenzo (Basilica of St Lawrence), located in the centre town piazza of the same name, is one of the oldest churches in Florence. Its thousand-year history is tied to the Florentine Christian community. It is also closely connected to the triumphant rise to power of the Medici dynasty, whom author Dan Brown mentions in his latest novel Inferno, and who chose San Lorenzo as its family church.

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Ron Howard in Porta Romana, Florence, Italy

Shooting of the Movie Inferno in Florence

From May 4 until May 18, 2015, the City of Florence hosted the filming of the movie Inferno (we don’t know whether the title of the film has actually been decided). The set of Inferno, the film version of Dan Brown’s latest bestseller of the same name, has been moved from Venice to Florence. After a few days of shooting in the lagoon, the American crew moved operations to the Tuscan town.

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