Is July a good time to visit Florence?

The best time to visit Florence is between May and September when warm weather ushers in art festivals, open-air dining and the kind of Italian sunshine that inspired the Renaissance painters. Unfortunately, it also brings sweltering weather, tourist swarms and high hotel rates.

How hot is Florence Italy in July?

Weather in Florence: the Best Time to Go to Florence

June 81 °F (27 °C) 58 °F (14 °C)
July 88 °F (31 °C) 63 °F (17 °C)
August 87 °F (31 °C) 62 °F (17 °C)
September 79 °F (26 °C) 57 °F (14 °C)

Is Florence too hot in July?

The hottest months in Florence are July and August. Sometimes June can be very hot, but this varies. In July, from the way everyone (myself included) complains about it, you’d think it was something exceptional to go up to 39-40 degrees Celsius (over 100F) but really, it does this every year.

Is July a good month to visit Italy?

Some travelers may find the south too hot during peak season, but the north and central regions are usually pleasantly balmy, although it’s advisable to stay somewhere with air conditioning. July is one of the most expensive times to visit Italy, so travel during this month needs to be planned well in advance.

Can you walk everywhere in Florence?

The best part about travelling alone in Florence is that you can walk everywhere, and really take your time getting lost in the alleys and side streets to get to know the city.

How many days do you need in Florence?

Ok, let’s start: I would say that you should spend in Florence at least 3 days, especially if it is the first time you visit the city. In less than 3 days there’s a real risk of doing a tour de force, dedicating little time to too many things, without fully appreciating any of them.

Is Florence expensive?

Summary about cost of living in Florence, Italy: Family of four estimated monthly costs are 3,117$ (2,856€) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 869$ (796€) without rent. Florence is 32.62% less expensive than New York (without rent).

What’s the best month to go to Italy?

The best months for traveling in much of Italy are from April to June and mid-September to October: Temperatures are usually comfortable, rural colors are rich, and the crowds aren’t too intense (except around Easter). From July through early September the country’s holiday spots teem with visitors.

Does Italy shut down in July?

Everything does not shut down in August in Italy. Tourist sights are all open. Shops/restaurants close for a time in August but generally not for the whole month, and there are always some that are open. 2.

Is it too hot in Italy in July?

July is a summer month in Italy. The weather is likely to be hot and sunny everywhere on the Italian peninsula and the islands, with the possible exception of the mountains and you should expect high temperatures well in the 30s in most places.

Is Venice or Florence better?

Florence is not an overly expensive destination, is relatively safe and has a small city atmosphere. Venice is a perfect break for those keen to check off another bucket-list city. Yes, it might be over touristed, but there’s still something truly magical about the canals and the gondolas and the great churches here.

Is Florence Italy safe at night?

Re: Is Florence Safe at Night? Yes. It is safe. I’ve walked the center of Florence alone at much later times and felt safer than I do at home in the USA.