Fratta di Cortona - Tuscany
"Autumn Festival" this is a local festival that you can't miss if you are in Tuscany near Cortona,
5 Different Nights where you can taste the real flavor of Tuscany and Autumn , the Main recipes of tuscan Tradition cook by the ladies of this town that took with them the secrets of the old Grand mothers.
Dates to be determined
Cortona - Tuscany
The Cortona Mix Festival is an event created to celebrate the mix of the arts, their richness and variety, the ability to invent ever new suggestions. Concerts, plays, performances, dialogues, presentations with Italian and international guests in which music and literature, cinema and theater, dance and dJ sets, journalism and non-fiction, food, wine and company are the protagonists of a scenic cross, built on the comparison, the curiosity, the balance between reflection and entertainment.
16-17 of August
Cortona - Tuscany
The "Porcini Mushroom Festival" is held every year on the weekend following the August 15th (mid-August-National Holiday) In the enchanting scenery of the public gardens of the Parterre of Cortona.
14-15 of August
Cortona - TuscanySteak Festival,Three nights in a row, the 14 and August 15, the public gardens of the Parterre, in the beautiful hills of Tuscany , where you can taste Chianina T-bone steaks, cooked strictly to the blood, weighing about 800 grams each.
from 16-26 of June 2016
Bevagna- UmbriaThe purpose of this Medieval event is to rebuild with greater historical relevance and in great detail the daily life of the inhabitants of Bevagna in the period between 1250 and 1350.
20th-31st of July 2016
Lake Trasimeno - Umbria
15 different stages for about 30 concerts of pure Blues Music in the Trasimeno area. This festival give you the possibility to admire on stage some of the most famous artists of the blues scene
23rd to 31st July 2016
Passignano sul Trasimeno - UmbriaThe “Palio delle barche” recalls the last act of hostility between the noble families of Perugia of the Baglioni and Oddi: a bloody battle in 1495 that saw Passignano sul Trasimeno in the center of military operations, the race that takes place in three stages: the first and the third in the water, the second on the ground, boats on their shoulders along the streets of the historic center.
17th and 18th June 2016
Foligno - UmbriaFor over twenty years the city of Foligno twice a year tradition celebrates its most beautiful and famous, the Giostra della Quintana, on stage at the "Campo de li Games", a contest in which ten knights, representing the ten districts Foligno, test their skills in trying to thread a series of rings of a diameter gradually smaller, with a spear on a horse in the race.
28th and 29th May 2016
Spello - UmbriaThe streets of Spello drunk on perfume and dress with a huge colorful rug, made for two and a half kilometers with paintings of sacred art made entirely from flower petals.
8th to 17th July 2016
Perugia - UmbriaUmbria Jazz is the most important Italian jazz music festival founded in 1973 which is held annually in Perugia, in the month of July.This year for the 41° edition , big names of the Jazz Music will take the stage!
from the 23rd April to the 1st May 2016
“ I Gelati d’italia” (ICE CREAM IN ITALY) is one of the most important annual events for writers, gourmands and connoisseurs of Italian Quality ice cream . The date for this second edition is the from the 1st to the 4th of May , 2014 in the historic center of Orvieto.
8th May and 2,3,4,5,10,11,12 June 2016
Cortona - Tuscany
Every year in the city of Cortona is commemorated this historic event on the second Sunday of June, reliving the ancient medieval splendor. Festively decorated streets, finely crafted costumes, ladies, knights, flag throwers, archers, armed, pages and civil and religious authorities of the time they go to animate a downtown already rich in history and art treasures of all time.
Saturday 18th of June, 27th August and 4th September 2016 ,
Sunday 6st September
Arezzo - TuscanyThe Giostra del Saracino is an old game on horseback, as a military training exercise, has its roots in the Middle Ages and refers to the age-old struggle.
Sunday 26th of June
Orvieto -Umbriaan event reminiscent of that takes place in the evening of the eve of Pentecost,and which provided for a race horseback between two knights belonging to the two districts of the country
From Friday, May 27-28-29 2016 June 1-2-3-4-5 2016
Castiglion Fiorentino-Tuscany-The blue-white Medieval Festival takes place in the beautiful surroundings of the fortress of Castiglion Fiorentino and offers popular games, taverns, antique, flea market, pageants and typical characters.
From the 15th to the 19th of June 2016
San Quirico D'orcia, Siena - Tuscany
The feast commemorates, with flag-waving contests of skill and archery, in medieval costumes, the meeting of Frederick Barbarossa with papal envoys took place in 1155. Two days of folklore, tradition, entertainment and the flavors of fine cuisine valdorciana exalted in the heart of the Districts.
Third Sunday of June -
Castiglion Fiorentino - TuscanyThe Palio is held the third Sunday of June and consists of a horse race round the track in tuff prepared for the occasion in Piazza Garibaldi. The event has ancient origins and is held in honor of the Holy Image of Our Lady of Grace of Rivaio, the three town neighborhoods that reflect broadly the ancient “terzieri” where Castiglion Fiorentino was divided in medieval times.
From the 29th June to the 2nd July and from the 13th to the 16th August 2016
Siena - Tuscany
The Palio is the course Contradas towns: Siena is divided into 17 Contradas, which correspond to areas of the city. Of these, only 10 can compete in the race, of which 7 are entitled to participate, while the other 3 are extracted in the days before the event. As for the July Palio, Contradas entitled to participate are: Pantera, Giraffe, Selva, Porcupine, Eagle Tower and the Unicorn, the other will be drawn on May 25.
from 13rd to 15th of May
Gualdo Cattaneo (PG) - UmbriaFrom 9 to ' May 11, 2014 in the main square of the small Umbrian village, renamed for the occasion " The square of suckling pig " , will gather stand carefully selected by the organization , with confirmation of producers who also came from outside the boundaries of conventional production Italian regions and less usual for this food . Well then this year in San Terenziano will be present again , for a comparison of some of the best Italian tradition , the porchetta in Umbria , Tuscany , Lazio, Marche , Abruzzo, Emilia Romagna and Calabria as well .
From the 19th to the 29th of May 2016,
Lucignano- Tuscany-In this Floral Floats Parade the districts are competing for the trophy for the most beautiful wagon. The festival is enhanced by the presence of the musicians and dancers of the historical Lucignano Folk group that exports in the world the local folk music tradition.
1st of June
Chiusi - Tuscany
The medieval festival with camps, schools of merchants and craftsmen, vintage clothes for the 130 participants, traditional cuisine and medieval, the brewer and vintner open dining in the evening where the "Terzieri" pushing the towers of their districts on a climb to get to the main square of the village.
28th and 29th May 2016
Tuscany and Umbria“ Cantine aperte” wine tourism event is the most important in Italy. Since 1993, the last Sunday of May, the wineries of the Wine Tourism Movement open their doors to the public, encouraging direct contact with wine lovers.
The 15th of May
Gubbio - UmbriaThe festival, is one of the most unique religious events popular not only in Italy but worldwide.it Is an emotional race that sees, The candles ,that are three gigantic wooden structures weighing about four tons each, surmounted by statues of St. Ubaldo, St. George and St. Anthony, carried on the shoulders along the streets of the old town to the summit of Mount Ingino.
05-09 April 2017
Perugia - Umbriathe 9th Journalism Festival is full of events and surprise , don't miss this appointment with Culture in Perugia
all over the world
the legend of a love in 270 dc. is celebrate every year all over the world. Here the story of how everything has begun!
28th April to 1th May 2017
Castiglion del Lago - Umbria
On the first weekend of May, hundreds of kite enthusiasts from all over the world come together to give life to the event " Color the Skies ." During the event, thousands of colorful kites in many different shapes hovering in the sky in spectacular performances , combining the landscape and the cultural values of the area.
10th to 19th February 2017
Florence - TuscanyLet yourself be intoxicated by the smell of hot chocolate, pralines from the pralines. A trip around the world to the taste of cocoa.The Artisan Chocolate Fair will be open from 10:00 to 22:00.
From the 5th to the 9th April 2017
Castiglion del lago -UmbriaTulip Festival in Castiglion del Lago-The Tulip Festival in Castiglione expects floral decorations in every corner, square, street, balcony and window. The contenders, every year most talented and skilled, dispute the prize for the most beautiful decoration. Obviously the tulip is the flower that can be used in its infinite range of colors.
11th to the 28th February 2017
VeneziaThe tradition of the Venice Carnival meet the world of fairy tales, and we are sure that this is a spectacular occasion to discover this unique city
5,12,19,26 February and 1 March 2017
Foiano della Chiana - Tuscany
If you want to enjoy our valley this time of the year , this is the right occasion to visit Foiano and its colorful tradition of carnival!The competition is on between the quarter of the village for the best Carnival floats!
5,12,18,26,28 February 2017
A show that is always new , exciting and fascinating, but at the same time a cultural tradition that enshrines Viareggio from 141 years. The route is a loop circuit on the two avenues of Viareggio's promenade, between liberty building and open spaces that overlook on the beach.
28th December 2016 to the 1st January 2017
Orvieto - Umbria
You can't miss the Winter Appointment with Umbria Jazz that will be in the beautiful Orvieto
6 Days completely dedicated to the Italian Jazz
5th December till 10th January 2016
Assisi - Umbria
More then 200 cribs will represent in Assisi the Nativity of Bethlehem, where San Francis Made the first Crib century ago.
8th December to 31th January
Perugia - UmbriaMedieval villages perched in the streets and squares which are brought to life the most representative scenes , so that a historical background becomes the stable of the Nativity , complete with ox and donkey , the steep stairs and streets that climb welcome the passage of the herdsmen ; wineries mills and turn into artisans' workshops , and the whole scenario gives us a sense of peace and joy .
23th December 2016 to 6th January 2017
Cortona - TuscanyEnjoy your Holiday season in the Magical Christmas atmosphere in Cortona! The Agenda is full of great events that will warm up the cold season!
07th December to 6th January 2015
Gubbio -UmbriaIn Gubbio since 1981 takes place on the slopes of Mount Ingino, the biggest Christmas tree in the world.
From 4th December 2016 to 8th of January 2017
Arezzo - TuscanyEnjoy the Christmas period with the sweet atmosphere that you can breathe through the Markets in the Arezzo center. The perfect occasion to buy the Christmas presents for your family and friends.
20th- 21th December
Castel Rigone - Umbria
Enjoy the Christmas Holiday in the medieval atmosphere of Castel Rigone, a Small village in the mountain where you can feel the real magic of Christmas.
6th December to 27th December
Perugia - Umbria
Christmas presents and tasting of typical products in the heart of Perugia, It is in fact an underground Christmas market , set in the atmospheric basement of the Rocca Paolina.
the Weekend from 1st to 30th of November
Umbria5 Weekend dedicated to the extra verging olive oil ,food and products in the medieval towns of Umbria, with the opened oil mills, and Tasting and Tradition.
second Sunday of October
Teverina ,Cortona - Tuscany
The chestnut Festival, Located in Teverina, near Cortona. You can taste traditional dishes made with the local Chestnut.
Unique Occasion in the Valley.
16 November - 15 December
Arezzo Area - Tuscany
Many Events organized in the Arezzo Area to taste the new olive oil and enjoy the typical products of our valley!
Arezzo - Tuscany"The Fair of Honey " A sweet festival where you can enjoy many different Honey of the Arezzo Aera.You will meet the producers and see how they do their organic gold treasure.
23- 24 November
Magione- Umbria"Oil festival" ,Promoted by the Production of the municipality of Magione, in collaboration with local producers , Olivagando is now a major event in the calendar of initiatives in this period of the year for enhancing and promoting the products of the season .
27 August to 11 September
Cortona - Tuscany
"Antiques exhibition", Cortona is celebrating the 52nd edition of its antiques exhibition, the oldest in Italy. The opening is scheduled for August 27th and closing on September 11th, 2014. An event of great value to the market and an Italian antiquarian extraordinary longevity that puts you among the most prestigious in Europe.
13rd to 22nd October 2017
Perugia - Umbria
Eurochocolate is the Festival dedicated to one of the most delicious things in the World : Chocolate
you will have the possibility to taste several kind of chocolate in only one day!
28th September to 01st October 2017
Foligno - Umbria"the main courses festival" The National Festival of First Courses held annually in Foligno ( Pg). From September 26 to 29 , the historical center of Foligno will host the 2013 edition of one of the most anticipated by foodie , gourmet enthusiasts and the whole of Italy : The four-day entirely dedicated to pasta dishes nazionali.
Sunday 29th October 2017
Montalcino - TuscanyMontalcino celebrates the Feast of the Thrush, who lives the highlight in the challenge of archery among the four districts of Montalcino, Borghetto, Pianello, Ruga and Travaglio. ”La Sagra del Tordo” is therefore not only historical re-enactment becomes the show, but it is the expression of the way of being and social life of the people of Montalcin
23th to 25th September 2017
Chiusi - TuscanyYou can taste wines and local produce in traditional wine cellars, tasting points and in the shops located throughout the country.
7th September to 10th September 2017
Greve in Chianti - Tuscany
The Chianti Classico Wine fair give you the possibility to taste the wine of various companies through the purchase of a glass goblet: The cost of this glass is 10 euro and allows you to taste up to 10 different wines. In addition to the stands of wine producers are those of groceries.
3th to 7 of September
9 to 14 of September
Cannara - Umbria
The feast of onion is for the country of Cannara the most important event of the year as well as the main event in September ,which sees the whole month art exhibitions and photographic moments of theater, music, folklore and traditional liturgical celebrations in honor of the patron saint of Cannara St. Matthew (21 September).
26th September to 30th September
Montepulciano Stazione - TuscanyThe Goose Festival in Montepulciano give you the opportunity to taste delicious dishes from the Tuscan Tradition.
8th September to 10th September 2017
Bibbiano , Buonconvento - TuscanyVillage Beer - The Festival of Small Breweries . Among the rolling hills of the Siena countryside, Buonconvento, located in a valley has always been the muse of poets and painters. Since 2006, a fraction, Bibbiano, has assumed the role of capital of Craft Beer, hosting “mastri birrai”, the Brewers, beer experts and artists succeeding in transforming the small village At the bustling Village Beer.
31 of August
Montepulciano - Tuscanythe event is moved to September 1st for meteorological reasons . The last Sunday of August is held the "Bravio delle Botti", the original challenge between the eight districts of Montepulciano, Cagnano, Collazzi Coste, Gracciano Poggiolo, San Donato, and Talosa Voltaia, which is a painted cloth making rolling barrels weighing 80 kg along a path uphill to 1800 meters.
Cortona - Tuscany
the town of Cortona will open the annual event dedicated to photography on the road involving places, citizens of Cortona and an audience of professionals and enthusiasts. The festival of Cortona is made of readings, portfolio, initiatives, debates on publishing and photography: photographers have many opportunities to show their work and discuss with colleagues and photo editors.
Third Sunday of the month (October to March) third Saturday and Sunday of the month (April to September).
Passignano - UmbriaAntiques and Collectibles
Every first Sunday of the month
Clitunno - UmbriaAntiques Market, Charity and Colleting, more than 250 exhibitors. You will find: old Sheffield silver and silver plate, porcelain and ceramics of various manufacturing, antique furniture, paintings, watches and collectibles, but also pieces and curiosities of "grandmother's attic," Arts and Crafts.
Second Sunday of the Month
Asciano-Tuscany-The market of the clays of Asciano is celebrated in the streets of the historic center on the second Sunday of each month. The exhibition begins in the early morning with stalls that crowd the streets of the historic center, offering organic food products such as olive oil, honey, pasta, sweets, truffles, scented herbs and especially the excellent local pecorino.
First Sunday of the month, and the preceding Saturday,
Arezzo-Tuscany-The Antique Fair in Arezzo is held on the first Sunday of the month, and the preceding Saturday for all 12 months of the year. It groups since 1968 (the year of his first edition designed by the antiquarian and collector Ivan Bruschi) over 500 exhibitors. You can find furniture, pottery, porcelain, jewelry, glass, textiles, clocks, sculptures, paintings, objects made of iron or copper, and trinkets and curiosity among the most varied.