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Luminara di S.Ranieri

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HelenBezzo wrote a review Jun 2019
Liverpool, United Kingdom227 contributions57 helpful votes
We were lucky enough to be in Pisa during the feast of San Ranieri and got to see this amazing spectacle. We stayed in an apartment overlooking the river so managed to avoid the crowds below and get an amazing view. To celebrate this feast day (which is actually 17th June) the buildings along the Lungarno are decorated with white frames that hold candles the day before (16th). Once the sun has set this gives an amazing glow along the river. To top the night off, a half hour fireworks display along the river takes place. Absolutely breath taking!! I highly recommend scheduling your trip to Pisa around this time.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Mike R wrote a review Jun 2017
Colchester, UK153 contributions99 helpful votes
This event is totally mad and totally beautiful. A crowd of 100,000 was expected for the 2017 event and it seemed like it! Every building lining the river Arno which goes through Pisa erects elaborate frames of 'holders' into which are placed small, lit candle lanterns. This takes many hours but as the sun sets around 9 p.m. the effect is stunning. Crowds and street-food stalls line both banks of the river, many regular visitors claiming a place on the Lugarno walls from 6 p.m. onwards. The majority of spectators are almost certainly locals as the event does not seem to be promoted to the tourist trade and given the sheer numbers and the availability of alcohol, the crowds are extremely well behaved. Things get noisy later on with a spectacular firework display from barges moored in the middle of the river. And keep an eye out for the rockets launched from the clock tower!
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Date of experience: June 2017
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Mateescu A wrote a review Jun 2017
Bucharest, Romania299 contributions12 helpful votes
The San Ranieri's Day it's a must if you're in Pisa during 16-18 of June...the fireworks start's at 11 pm and last aprox. 30 minutes, but be aware because if you're coming with your car finding a parking place near the center will be an adventure!
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Date of experience: June 2017
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ale wrote a review Feb 2015
Geneva, Switzerland6 contributions3 helpful votes
Is difficult to find such a nice spectacle! And it is actually much more than this! Romantic atmosphere on the lungarni, fun all night long in the squares.. I defenitely suggest to visit it
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Date of experience: June 2014
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YuriToscana wrote a review Jan 2015
St. Petersburg, Russia499 contributions20 helpful votes
Its just unforgettable! It is a major performance of Giugno Pisano with candles and firewors during a magic night. But be aware about thiefs.
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Date of experience: June 2014
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