Events, festivals, events and occurrences in Tuscany

Tuscany is a region rich in cultural and artistic past. In the enjoyment of its scenery and beautiful resort, you can also take advantage of your stay to participate in festivals, exhibitions and events of the local tradition of the various localities of the region.

Here we offer some of the most important events by month.

Be charmed by these areas and take advantage of the many special offers in hotels and last minute for a vacation, fun and yet relaxing.

All dates refer to 2006.


From April 21 to May 1, Fortezza da Basso, 70th International Craft Fair, an important showcase for the artistic and traditional craftsman quality at national and international level.

Viareggio (LU)
20-25 April, Europacinema


Camaiore (LU)
The carpets di Camaiore, an event held the evening before Corpus Christi. Are made in the main street of Camaiore large colorful sawdust carpets on which the religious procession on Sunday morning sfiler?.

May 23, the Fiorita, celebration At the death of Savonarola

Montecarlo (LU)
May 1-28, Via Vinaria Event for the enhancement and promotion of DOC and IGT wines of Montecarlo and Lucca hills.

Stia (AR)
May 20, Feast of 'Angiolino
Each year Stia, near Arezzo, held this important event, where children dressed as an angel opening procession on horseback. The whole procession dates back to the streets After the sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie, where he held a religious function.

Massa Marittima (MS)
May 24, Crossbowman of Girifalco.
Ancient event dating to the fourteenth century, one that takes place in Massa Marittima. Among the picturesque streets takes place in a costume parade that ends in the Piazza del Duomo, where there will be a major shooting competition with the crossbow: The best crossbowmen are trained in strike with a single dart to the "puppet" that is placed at a distance of 30 meters. The puppet is the Girifalco, ancient and majestic bird of prey flying over the skies of the city.


19, 24 and 28, Calcio Storico, parade and game in Piazza Santa Croce.

June 15 Luminara di San Ranieri.
June 17: Historical Regatta
Last Sunday of the month Game Bridge.

San Gimignano
3rd week of the month, Frequently Messi

San Quirico d'Orcia
3rd week of the month, the Feast of Barbarossa


July 2 and August 16, Palio di Siena

Torre del Lago Puccini
53 ? Festival Puccini. In this scene Tosca, Turandot, La Boheme and Madama Butterfly. For information visit Official website of the Festival.


August 15, evening pyrotechnics Ferragosto

Castiglion della Pescaia
August 15, Palio Marinaro
Important and sentitissima event that is held in Castiglione della Pescaia August 15 of each year: All vessels and boats of the port, having been blessed to create a series of maritime celebrations, culminating in a race on the river Bruna, to which participating children of the five districts citizens.

August 16 and July 2, Palio di Siena

Torre del Lago Puccini (LU)
52 ? Festival Puccini. On stage This Tosca, Turandot, La Boheme and Madama Butterfly. For information visit the official website Festival.

Massa Marittima (MS)
August 9, Crossbowman of Girifalco.


September 13, Luminara Storica

Nozzano (L U)
Beginning in September, life at the castle: the historical event, during which reconstructed the atmosphere of the Middle Ages through dinners, parades and costumed performance of the various moments of local history.


Orciatico (PI)
Festival of the chestnuts, the party recognized nationally in this small medieval village itself still retains the ancient characteristics, called the Jewel of the Valdera.

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