Giugno Pisano, one month you really shouldn’t miss!

June is a special month in Pisa. It’s full of events and historical paegentry full of tradition and culture. If you want to visit Pisa and its Leaning Tower, we suggest you do so in June  so as not to miss Giugno Pisano.

Giugno Pisano: The Celebration of Saint Ranieri

On the 17th of June Pisa celebrates San Ranieri, its patron saint. The celebrations start on 16th Jun with the famous Luminara, an event unique all around the world.
As the sun goes down over the river Arno thousands of candles light up the river and the historic center of Pisa.

The electric lights are turned off and candles light up the night. The Lungarno is brought to life by the romantic flickering lights of small flames and the river Arno is bathed in thousand reflections.
It is a great unifying event for friends and family and the excitement builds as everyone awaits the firework display at midnight . It’s a unique occasion that everyone should see once in their life.

The next day, 17th June, the protagonist is again River Arno, the City hosts the historic Palio di San Ranieri. Pisa is one of the ancient four Maritime Republics and has a long maritime tradition. During the Palio of San Ranieri, the ancient districs of the city challenge each other in a thrilling rowing race that everytime leaves its viewers breathless.

Giugno Pisano: The Gioco del Ponte.

Every year, the last weekend of June, Pisa attracts tourists from all the world for the famous Gioco del Ponte.

On the Ponte di Mezzo, the most important bridge of the city, is set a medieval carousel, harking back to the scene of a fierce challenge between the ancient neighborhoods of the city.

The players on each team are called “fighters”, the challenge consists to push the cart towards the opponents and bringing down their flag. It’s a test of phisical strengh and concentration, and really needs to be seen to fully understand the intensity of the challenge.

Before “the fight”, the Lungarno hosts an amazing historical parade that celebrates all the representative caracters of Pisa and the Marine Republic, all its ancient heroes and heroines, Lords and Ladies.

It is a true jump back in time!

Giugno Pisano: Not only Historical events.

Giugno Pisano is not just historical events. During June the city of Pisa comes alive with special food and wine tours, extraordinary exhibitions, outdoor concerts, often put on in Piazza dei Cavalieri, one of the most beautiful squares in Tuscany.
June is definitely one of the best months for to visit Pisa, and La Lucertola Holiday Rental Homes is happy to be your accomodation of choice so that you may experience the magic of the Giugno Pisano.

La Lucertola Holiday Rental Homes, the perfect location from which to visit Tuscany

Tuscany is without doubt one of the most loved Italian regions.

The reasons are clear:  breathtaking landscapes, rolling hills and sea, cities of culture unique in the world, rich in history and art, and a food and wine tradition capable of satisfying all tastes!

That’s why everyone loves Tuscany so much, and we do as well.

Have you ever been a guest of La Lucertola Holiday Rental Homes?

Our farmhouses are located near to the Tuscan Coast, halfway between Pisa and Lucca, surrounded by nature and greenery.

It’s the perfect location for those who want to visit the region, experience a relaxing “escape”, regenerate your energies and find yourself refreshed and renewed.

You are immersed in nature, enjoy a fabulous landscape, appreciate rest and relaxation, and are  close to the main Tuscan art cities and beaches of The Italian Riviera.

La Lucertola Holiday Rental Homes: Start point for the best time of your life.

Do you want to get away from it all? Here we are, nothing better than a vacation where your only thought will be to… rest!

Our homes have all the facilities you need. The terrace, the swimming pool, the common spaces are all organized to offer you tranquillity and peace. Everyone that comes to La Lucertola has the chance to go for walks nearby, or get in the car and visit Pisa, Lucca, Livorno and, of course the amazing Florence.

Natural landscape offered by the Pisan countryside.

Near to Pisa there are hills and sea. During your stay at La Lucertola you can enjoy amazing walks in the hills just above the houses. For natural excursions; you can go to Marina di Pisa or Marina di Vecchiano to relax at the beach. Or you can decide to visit San Rossore National Park, have a picnic, and enjoy the beauty of the park.

Visit the cities without stress!

If you prefer cities and shopping, you can go to Lucca with it’s wonderful boutique shops and go for a walk along the ancient medieval walls and visit the cathedral. You can go to Pisa of course, and be amazed by the beautiful and unique Leaning Tower.

Pisa and Lucca are just 20 minutes away by car, Florence is just at 60 minutes by car, or 60 minutes by train. It is all waiting for you with all its unique history, culture, arts and fashion.

Whatever it is the type of holiday you want to experience, La Lucertola Holiday Rental Homes is the perfect place for you.  

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