Events archive

May 2019

Siena: 'An ideal city. Dürer, Aldorfer and the Nordic masters in the Spannocchi Collection'

From 14 December 2018 to 05 May 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

Until May 5th the complex of Santa Maria della Scala in Siena hosts the painting exhibition 'An ideal city. Dürer, Aldorfer and the Nordic Masters of the Spannocchi Collection of Siena'. It is a truly unmissable event for all lovers of art and paintings,..

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Florence: Van Gogh and the cursed

From 06 December 2018 to 05 May 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From December 6, 2018 to May 5, 2019 the Santo Stefano Al Ponte Auditorium in Florence hosts another unmissable exhibition in which multimedia art takes centre stage. This is the exhibition 'Van Gogh and the cursed', which thanks to the most modern technological solutions, offers visitors the..

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Florence: Florence International Handicraft Trade Fair 2019

From 24 April 2019 to 01 May 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

From April 24th to May 1st 2019, Fortezza da Basso in Florence hosts the 83rd edition of the 'Florence International Craft Exhibition': an unmissable spring event in Florence allowing you to combine your stay in the lily city with the opportunity to discover highly traditional craftsmanship from..

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Florence: Easter and Spring holidays 2019 in Florence

From 01 April 2019 to 01 May 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

If you are looking for a place to spend your spring holidays in Italy in 2019, Florence is just the thing for you! A beautiful city where you can enjoy a break from the daily grind and indulge in your favourite pursuits: decide to spend Easter in Florence, as well as 25th April in Florence and 1st..

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April 2019

Florence: Firenze Tango Festival 2019

From 25 April 2019 to 28 April 2019

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Music & Show

  From 25 to 28 April, Florence will hold the 17th edition of the 'Florence Tango Festival', a highly anticipated event for all lovers of the fantastic and seductive dance born in Argentina, but now popular all over the world – so much so that in 2000 it was added to the UNESCO world..

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Siena: Orcia Wine Festival 2019

From 25 April 2019 to 28 April 2019

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Food & Wine

From 25-28 April 2019 the charming village of San Quirico D'Orcia in Tuscany (SI) hosts 'Orcia Wine Festival 2018': an event dedicated to the promotion of Orcia’s wine production, an excellence of this marvellous area. If you are planning a spring weekend in Tuscany, Val D'Orcia is the perfect..

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Siena: 'Art and Arts. Craftsmanship on exhibit' at Montepulciano

From 19 April 2019 to 22 April 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

Montepulciano (Siena), the marvelous 'Pearl of the Renaissance' in the heart of Val di Chiana, hosts the 64th edition of 'Art and Arts', open to the public 19-22 April 2019. It is a craft exhibition displaying, in the splendid location of the Montepulciano Fortress, art objects from Tuscany as well..

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Florence: The ‘Explosion of the cart’ 2019

21 April 2019

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Folklore

In Florence at Easter, which this year falls on April 21st, in Piazza del Duomo - between the beautiful Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Baptistery of San Giovanni – at around 11 am the traditional ‘Scoppio del Carro', also called ‘il brindellone' will take place, followed by the..

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Lucca: Verdemura, Gardening and Outdoor life exhibition and fair

From 05 April 2019 to 07 April 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

In the picturesque setting of the Lucca Walls, from April 5 to April 7, 2019, the 12th edition of 'VerdeMura' will take place: one of Tuscany’s best-known trade exhibitions on gardening and everything concerning life in the outdoors. The exhibition is managed by ‘Lucca Crea s.r.l’ which is..

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Lucca: Exhibition ‘The Ancient Camellias of Lucca’ 2019

From 16 March 2019 to 07 April 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

On 16-17, 23-24, 30-31 March and 6-7 April, 2019, the 30th edition of the 'Exhibition of Ancient camellias from the Lucca area’ will open its doors to visitors in the Municipality of Capannori (Lucca) and also in the city of Lucca as well as several ancient villas of the area. In the month when..

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March 2019

Pisa: Pisan New Year 2020

From 24 March 2019 to 25 March 2019

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Folklore

On 25th March, in the city of the leaning tower, the Capodanno Pisano is once again celebrated. New Year's Eve in March? Yes, you heard it right! And here is something else that will leave you speechless: in Pisa, 25th March is when New Year’s Eve 2020 will be celebrated. Are people in Pisa on..

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Grosseto: Torciata di Pitigliano 2019

19 March 2019

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Folklore

On March 19th the local tourist office of Pitigliano will organise one of the most anticipated events in the village: the 'Torciata di Pitigliano'. It is an ancient rite that mixes Etruscan traditions and Christian rites and consists in burning, during the night of San Giuseppe, some bundles of..

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Florence: Montefioralle Doughnuts Festival 2019

From 16 March 2019 to 17 March 2019

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Food & Wine

On March 16th and 17th Montefioralle, one of the oldest villages of the Chianti hills will hold an event for food lovers: ‘Sagra delle Frittelle’ (Fritter festival). A tasty appointment to delight your palate with Tuscan pastries and charm your eyes..

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Florence: Taste Florence 2019

From 09 March 2019 to 11 March 2019

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Food & Wine

From 9 to 11 March, 'Taste' festival is back in Florence, the most important enogastromic event in the city that takes place every year at the Stazione Leopolda. Dear food lovers, start planning to spend a few days in Florence in March, as this is your opportunity. Here you will find, in fact, the..

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Arezzo: Foiano della Chiana Carnival 2019

From 10 February 2019 to 10 March 2019

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Folklore

In Foiano della Chiana (Arezzo) from February 10 to March 10 get ready to celebrate one of the oldest carnivals in Italy, whose first edition dates as far back as 1539! When mentioning Tuscany Carnivals, your mind immediately goes to the Viareggio Carnival..

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Florence: ‘Italy in Hollywood’

From 24 May 2018 to 10 March 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

In Florence from May 24th 2018 to March 10th 2019 the Ferragamo Museum will host the exhibition 'Italy in Hollywood', dedicated to the years that the great shoe artist spent in California, a time when many other very talented Italians would influence art,..

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Lucca: Viareggio Carnival 2019

From 09 February 2019 to 05 March 2019

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Folklore

Have you already started working on your masks? If the answer is negative, we suggest you start working as soon as possible because ... the Viareggio Carnival 2019 is almost upon us! From 9th February to 5thMarch, in fact, the Tuscan city will turn into one big factory of fun and joyful atmosphere..

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February 2019

Siena: Terre di Siena Ultramarathon 2019

24 February 2019

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Sport

On February 24, 2019, Terre di Siena Ultramarathon - one of the most anticipated running events in Tuscany - is back. There are three routes of 50, 32 and 18 km winding through the most beautiful landscapes of the countryside of Siena: ancient villages such as San Gimignano and Monteriggioni,..

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Arezzo: The Carnival of the Bocco’s sons 2019

From 16 February 2019 to 24 February 2019

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Folklore

From 16 to 24 February in Castiglion Fibocchi (Arezzo) the Bocco’s son Carnival will once again be re-enacted. Now in its 20th edition, the event has in reality very ancient origins as its first records date back to the 12th century! Over two weeks on Saturdays, but especially Sundays, the..

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Florence: Danzainfiera 2019

From 21 February 2019 to 24 February 2019

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Sport

From February 21st to 24th, at Fortezza da Basso in Florence, the magic of Danzainfiera will return: a much-anticipated event that has attracted fans of all dance styles for thirteen years, from classical ballet to hip-hop, musical, flamenco and even..

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Florence: 'Banksy. This is not a Photo opportunity'

From 18 October 2018 to 24 February 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 18th October 2018 to 24th February 2019 Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence is hosting the exhibition ‘Banksy. This is not a photo opportunity'. The artist is considered one of the leading exponents of street-art and is famous all over the world for his ironic and satirical graffiti and..

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Pisa: 'From Magritte to Duchamp. 1929: the great surrealism from the Centre Pompidou’

From 11 October 2018 to 17 February 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

Great expectations for the next exhibition scheduled at Palazzo Blu in Pisa which, from 11th October 2018 to 17th February 2019, will host 'From Magritte to Duchamp. 1929: the great surrealism from the Centre Pompidou'. On display, for the first time in Italy, more than 90 works including..

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January 2019

Siena: Wine&Siena 2019

From 26 January 2019 to 27 January 2019

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Food & Wine

On 26-27 January 2019, Siena will host Wine&Siena 2019, the 4th edition of the food and wine event that combines the best wines from Tuscany and Italy with the beauty of the locations where the events of wine and Siena program are held. The event’s center of the attention will be the wine..

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Pisa: ‘Pinocchio al Pinocchio', collective exhibition in San Miniato

From 06 January 2018 to 23 January 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From January 6th 2018 to January 23rd 2019 San Miniato Basso (Pisa) hosts the exhibition 'Pinocchio al Pinocchio', a collective exhibition that groups the works of 36 Tuscan exponents of 20th century painting. Are you wondering why the exhibition on Pinocchio was organized in San Miniato and not in..

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Pisa: Palio di Buti 2019

20 January 2019

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Folklore

20th January 2019 sees the return in the province of Pisa of the Palio di Buti, one of the longest running Tuscany horse races, alongside the Siena Palio. The Palio di Buti takes place in one of the most beautiful areas of the region, just a few kilometers..

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Florence: Codice Leicester agli Uffizi

From 30 October 2018 to 20 January 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 30 October, 2018 to 20 January, 2019, the Uffizi Aula Magliabechiana hosts the highly anticipated exhibition 'Water as Microscope of Nature', which will display of the Codex Leicester, the famous manuscript by Leonardo da Vinci. The Uffizi exhibition is a sort of 'anticipation' of the many..

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Florence: 'Marina Abramović. The Cleaner'

From 21 September 2018 to 20 January 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 21 September 2018 to 20 January 2019 Palazzo Strozzi in Florence is hosting the highly anticipated exhibition dedicated to Marina Abramovic 'the Cleaner'. She is one of the most interesting, best known but also most controversial figures of the international contemporary art scene. A..

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Arezzo: Arezzo Classic Motors 2019

From 12 January 2019 to 13 January 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

Arezzo Classic Motors, the long-awaited and renowned exchange exhibition of vintage cars in Tuscany, as well as motorcycles - this year celebrating its 21st edition - is again taking place on 12th and 13th January 2019. Dear lovers of old antique cars this is your event! And if you really want to..

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Pistoia: ‘Kandinsky Color Experience’ in Montecatini Terme

From 15 September 2018 to 13 January 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 15th September 2018 to 13th January 2019 the splendid liberty structure of the Terme Tamerici of Montecatini (PT) hosts the immersive and multimedia art exhibition 'Kandinsky Color Experience'. It is a real immersive experience made possible by the most modern technologies of virtual reality,..

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Tuscany: Christmas 2018: Nativity scenes around Tuscany

From 24 December 2018 to 06 January 2019

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Folklore

  From 24 December to 6 January almost every corner of Tuscany hosts a nativity scene. There are live nativity scenes, but also mechanical, artistic ones, or even in caves, and of huge or miniature size and even crochet ones... there are basically all kinds of manger scenes! Christmas nativity..

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Florence: Christmas and New Year 2018-2019

From 24 December 2018 to 06 January 2019

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Christmas holidays are inexorably approaching and you are caught by a Hamlet-like doubt ... entertainment or culture? If you do not want to give up either of these options, we have the solution that is right for you if you intend to visit Florence at Christmas time and spend New Year’s Eve: in..

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Tuscany: Markets and Santa Claus villages all over Tuscany

From 11 November 2018 to 06 January 2019

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Folklore

Usually from November 17th to December 24th and sometimes even up to January 6th, Christmas markets in Tuscany are a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the beauty of this wonderful region wrapped in the evocative and exciting Christmas atmosphere. And why not, you can also enjoy some shopping! All..

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Siena: The Village of Santa Claus in Chianciano Terme

From 24 December 2018 to 06 January 2019

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Folklore

Are you ready to live a magical experience that will make you feel like a child again? Here are some clues: the scent of freshly baked sweets and cakes, elves, reindeer, decorated fir trees, lights, Christmas balls, wooden houses, but above all... Santa Claus! Yes, dear friends, we are talking..

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Arezzo: ‘The seduction of perspective’ in Sansepolcro

From 25 March 2018 to 06 January 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 25th March, 2018 through to 6th January, 2019 the exhibition 'The seduction of perspective' will be on show in Sansepolcro (Italy). This is a compelling exhibition on the art of Piero della Francesca, who saw in the relationship between mathematics and painting one of the fundamental aspects..

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Tuscany: New Year’s 2019 in Tuscany: outdoor parties

From 31 December 2018 to 01 January 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

Have you decided where to spend New Year's Eve in Tuscany? Are you looking for a special location for the de rigueur countdown on New Year's Eve? At the same time, are you feeling queasy about spending a fortune and, what’s more, getting bored stiff on a never-ending dinner? We have the perfect..

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