Events archive

November 2019

Arezzo: Saint Martin Festival 2019 in Anghiari

From 09 November 2019 to 10 November 2019

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Food & Wine

On the 9th and 10th of November in the delightful village of Anghiari in the province of Arezzo, in the Valtiberina of Tuscany the St Martin Festival and bringoli celebration will take place. It is the 39th edition of a typical autumn festival where,..

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Lucca: Lucca Comics and Games 2019

From 30 October 2019 to 03 November 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

Preparations are underway for the new edition of the popular Lucca Comics 2019! From October 30 to November 3 the historic centre of Lucca will turn into a magical realm inhabited by strange characters. You can watch fights between legendary samurai, have your photograph taken with Hallo Kitty, the..

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Viareggio: The eternal muse. The women universe between 1800s and 1900s.

From 02 June 2019 to 03 November 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From June 2 to November 3, the Centro Matteucci in Viareggio hosts the exhibition ‘The eternal muse. The female universe between 1800s and 1900s' a selection of as many as 40 women portraits. Paintings that do not display divas or exceptional figures but normal women, of a family nature and next..

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Siena: Art Exhibition: ‘Marble, bronze and silver for Alexander VII. Jewellery and monumental sculpture from Bernini’s Rome to Siena Cathedral.

From 12 April 2019 to 03 November 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

Until November 3, 2019, the Crypt of Siena Cathedral hosts the exhibition ‘Marble, bronze and silver for Alexander VII. Jewellery and monumental sculpture from Bernini's Rome to Siena Cathedral’. Thanks to this event, a host of memorabilia that are usually kept in the sacristy of the Cathedral..

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October 2019

Lucca: Halloween Celebration 2019 in Borgo Mozzano

From 26 October 2019 to 31 October 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

From October 26th to 31st on the occasion of the Halloween Celebration 2019, Borgo a Mozzano (Lucca) will be transformed into a real 'kingdom of fear' full of zombies, ghosts and scary creatures. Now in its 26th edition, the festival is nothing less than the biggest Halloween party in Italy. And..

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Florence: Sagra delle castagne di Marradi 2019

From 06 October 2019 to 27 October 2019

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Food & Wine

Marradi (Florence), a delightful little town in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines, will host the most anticipated chestnut festival in Tuscany every Sunday between October 6th and 27th 2019. What better way to celebrate the arrival of fall than by tasting the fruit that best represents this season! At..

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Pistoia: Porretta Express 2019

From 15 September 2019 to 27 October 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

Until 27 October from Pistoia Railway Station you can board the Porretta Express, a fantastic old train that will take you through the Pistoia mountains and reach Porretta Terme on the border with Emilia Romagna. More than simply a trip of bygone..

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Florence: Tony Cragg at Boboli Gardens

From 05 May 2019 to 27 October 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 5 May to 27 October, 2019, Florence hosts ‘Tony Gragg at Boboli’: the first Italian exhibition entirely dedicated to the English sculptor, one of the most important names of contemporary sculpture. Sixteen of Tony cragg artworks will be displayed in the marvellous settings of the Boboli..

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Florence: Da Vinci Experience 2019

From 15 May 2019 to 20 October 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 24th May to 20th October , 2019, the deconsecrated Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte in Florence, a few steps from Ponte Vecchio, hosts an exhibition on Leonardo entitled 'Da Vinci Experience'. The event is included in the vasrious  celelbrations..

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Florence: Leonardo da Vinci. Back to the origin of the Genius

From 15 April 2019 to 15 October 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From April 15 to October 15, 2019, the Museum Leonardo da Vinci hosts the exhibition ‘Leonardo da Vinci. Back to the origins of the Genius' which is dedicated to the bond of Leonardo with his hometown. In short, if Leonardo has become the great inventor, scientist and artist that the whole world..

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Certaldo: Boccaccesca 2019 in Certaldo

From 04 October 2019 to 06 October 2019

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Food & Wine

From October 4 – 6 ‘Boccaccesca’ is back in Certaldo (FI) the province of Florence to transform the village that gave birth to the ‘Decameron’ author into a gigantic banquet table! The Certaldo food and wine festival will definitively give..

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Gaiole In Chianti: L'Eroica 2019 a Gaiole in Chianti

06 October 2019

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Sport

On the gravel roads of Siena, in the Chianti area, near Val D'Orcia and Crete Senesi, one of the highlights of biking in Tuscany is back on October 6th: the Eroica, with departure from Gaiole in Chianti. It is a fascinating Italian cycling race which..

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September 2019

Pistoia: An Other Park in Town

29 September 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

On September 29, the 2019 edition of ‘An Other Park in Town’ will be celebrated in Pistoia: a highly anticipated event by the inhabitants of Pistoia and also very popular with tourists visiting this delightful town. What is t this event? The title speaks for itself: on the chosen Sunday,..

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Florence: 'Dance steps. Isadora Duncan and the figurative arts in Italy between the nineteenth century and the avant-garde'

From 13 April 2019 to 22 September 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From April 13th to September 22nd, the Bardini Museum and Villa Bardini in Florence will host the exhibition ‘Dancing footsteps. Isadora Duncan and the figurative arts in Italy between the nineteenth century and the avant-garde': an event dedicated..

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Prato: Siege to the Villa 2019 in Poggio Caiano

From 13 September 2019 to 15 September 2019

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Folklore

From 13 to 15 September 2019, ‘Assedio alla Villa’ is back in Poggio a Caiano with the 35th edition of the event that takes place around the wonderful Villa Ambra, a splendid Medici mansion. An event that over the years has become ever more popular: just think that in 2018 it was attended by as..

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Florence: Expo Chianti Classico 2019

From 05 September 2019 to 08 September 2019

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Food & Wine

What is the most famous Tuscan wine? It doesn’t matter what anyone else says... there is only one answer: Chianti! So, if you are visiting this region, you have to treat yourself to at least one glass of this delicious red nectar. But there’s an even better plan. Drinking seven glasses, for..

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Carrara: Carrara Bier Fest 2019

From 24 August 2019 to 07 September 2019

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Food & Wine

In Carrara from August 24th to September 7th 2019 the highly anticipated Septemberfest - that this year has changed its name to Carrara Bier Fest - will return, an incredible beer festival that takes place every year in the pavilions of the Carrara beer festival. In the past few years there have..

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Grosseto: Settembre Divino 2019 in Pitigliano

From 29 August 2019 to 01 September 2019

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Food & Wine

In Pitigliano (GR) from August 29th to September 1st, the 2019 edition of Settembre Divino is back, one of the most anticipated events in Maremma. The Pitigliano Wine Festival is an opportunity to enjoy four days dedicated to entertainment, music, food and, naturally, good wine. For the occasion,..

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Siena: 'Helmut Newton' in San Gimignano

From 18 April 2019 to 01 September 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 18 April to 1 September 2019 the Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in San Gimignano hosts a must-see exhibition on Helmut Newton, one of the world's greatest photographers. A retrospective offering a broad overview of the long career of..

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Arezzo: Joust of the Saracen 2019

From 22 June 2019 to 01 September 2019

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Folklore

Summer in Arezzo essentially opens and closes with the two editions of Giostra del Saracino 2019 which take place respectively on June 22th at night and on September 2rd in the afternoon. Needless to say, among the various Arezzo events in 2019, these two celebrations are among the most anticipated..

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August 2019

Lucca: Barga Jazz Festival 2019

From 08 August 2019 to 31 August 2019

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Music & Show

From August 8th to 31st 2019 Barga in Garfagnana will host Barga Jazz, an unmissable music festival that every year, for the level of the artists who take part and for the liveliness of the event, attracts a large fan of admirers of this genre...

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Pistoia: Serravalle Jazz 2019

From 25 August 2019 to 28 August 2019

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Music & Show

From August 25th to 28th 2019 Serravalle Pistoiese will hold the 18th edition of Serravalle Jazz, one of the many events in the province of Pistoia that animate the summer. An unmissable event for all lovers of jazz, but also for those looking for an opportunity to explore this fascinating musical..

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Siena: Bravio delle Botti in Montepulciano 2019

From 17 August 2019 to 25 August 2019

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Folklore

On August 25th Montepulciano, a stunning village in Val D'Orcia, will host a peculiar folklore event: the barrel race of Montepulciano. Yes, this time the much-desired 'palio' will not be fought by horses or other animals, but rather by barrels pushed by..

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Lucca: Puccini Festival 2019 in Torre del Lago

From 06 July 2019 to 25 August 2019

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Music & Show

The splendid setting of Torre del Lago will host one of the most anticipated opera events in Italy: from July 6 to August 24, don’t miss the Puccini Festival 2019... tickets are already on sale! Born in 1930, this musical event, the only one to be entirely dedicated to the great Tuscan composer,..

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Pisa: Volterra AD 1398 - 2019 Edition

From 11 August 2019 to 18 August 2019

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Folklore

On August 11th and 18th, Volterra, the enchanting medieval village in the province of Pisa, makes a real jump back in time and returns to the year 1398 AD. This is precisely how the name of the event was..

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Lucca: Museum of Madness

From 27 February 2019 to 18 August 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From February 27 to August 18 2019 the rooms of the Ex Cavallerizza in Lucca will house an exhibition on the relationship between art and mental illness, curated by Vittorio Sgarbi and titled the Museum of Madness. The original exhibition was showcased for the first time at the Venice Biennale in..

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Siena: Palio di Siena 2019

From 02 July 2019 to 16 August 2019

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Folklore

Preparations are underway for one of the most anticipated and acclaimed events of Tuscany: the Palio di Siena in 2019! When is the Palio di Siena? The full program has now been clarified: on the classic dates of 2 July and 16 August, in Piazza del Campo, the historic Palio horse race 2019 between..

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Arezzo: Cortona beef steak Festival 2019

From 14 August 2019 to 15 August 2019

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Food & Wine

If you are in Tuscany during Ferragosto (August 15th) and especially if you are near Arezzo you must not miss one of the oldest events of the summer gastronomic tradition in Tuscany: the Cortona Beef Steak Festival. It is a true paradise for lovers of one..

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Tuscany: Calici di Stelle Tuscany 2019

From 01 August 2019 to 11 August 2019

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Food & Wine

From August 2 to 11 some villages, towns and cities of the wine producing areas of Tuscany will host one of the most anticipated events in summer: Calici di stelle. The name says it all! In the period when it is easier to see shooting stars, the magical nights spent with your nose up to the sky..

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Livorno: Effetto Venezia 2019

From 31 July 2019 to 04 August 2019

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Music & Show

Everything is now ready for one of the most awaited Livorno events in 2019! The characteristic district La Venezia Nuova is ready to welcome the 34th edition of Effetto Venezia which, from July 31 to august 4, will see performances, concerts, exhibitions..

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July 2019

Lucca: Lucca Summer Festival 2019

From 28 June 2019 to 29 July 2019

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Music & Show

From June 28th to July 29th, the Lucca Summer Festival 2019 will once again brighten up the summer evenings of one of the most charming Tuscan cities with concerts that, for over twenty years now, have been bringing the best of the national and international live music scene to Tuscany. Now in its..

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Siena: 'Cantiere Internazionale d’arte' in Montepulciano 2019

From 11 July 2019 to 28 July 2019

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Music & Show

From 11 to 28 July, Cantiere Internazionale d'arte is once again staged in Montepulciano, a cultural and artistic event that will light up the wonderful Valdichiana village with symphonic concerts, chamber music, operas, theater, dance and many other..

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Florence: Unicorn Festival 2019 in Vinci

From 26 July 2019 to 28 July 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

After Firenze Fantasy, which took place in February, preparations are in full swing for one of the most important fantasy celebrations in Italy: Festa dell’Unicorno. From July 26 to 28, 2019, the charming village of Vinci will host elves, princesses, fairies and curious characters from legendary..

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Pistoia: Giostra dell'Orso 2019

25 July 2019

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Folklore

25th July in Pistoia marks the celebration of San Jacopo, the patron saint of the city and the highlight of the day is the Giostra dell'Orso. In the stunning Piazza del Duomo, the medieval heart of the city, a ring of beaten earth is created, where the..

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Florence: MusArt Festival 2019

From 13 July 2019 to 24 July 2019

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Music & Show

From 13 to 24 July Piazza Santissima Annunziata in Florence will host the 2019 edition of Musart Festival: an incredible music and dance show combined with the opportunity to visit the art venues of the wonderful square in the heart of Florence. The event, now in its fourth edition, features a..

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Arezzo: Cortona Mix Festival 2019

From 17 July 2019 to 21 July 2019

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Music & Show

Now in its 8th edition, the Cortona Mix Festival, which will take place from July 17th to 21st, is set to meet the success of previous years. Behind the numbers of its crowds lies a great formula for which the festival is respected. During the Cortona Mix Festival 2019, the enchanting village in..

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Siena: Jazz & Wine Montalcino 2019

From 02 July 2019 to 14 July 2019

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Food & Wine

From July 2 to 14 Jazz and Wine, a highly anticipated summer event in Tuscan, is back in Montalcino. Now in its 22nd edition, the festival, organized by the Rubei family of Rome’s Alexanderplatz Jazz Club, Banfi Winery and the Montalcino Municipality,..

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Florence: Mercantia 2019 in Certaldo

From 10 July 2019 to 14 July 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

From Wednesday 10th to Sunday 14th July, in the magnificent setting of the village of Certaldo, one of the most loved and popular street theater festivals in Italy will take place: Mercantia 2019, an event unique in its kind, which I set to create a..

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Florence: ‘Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo’ at Palazzo Strozzi

From 09 March 2019 to 14 July 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 9 March to 14 July 2019 Palazzo Strozzi in Florence hosts the exhibition ‘Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo’ the first major retrospective dedicated to one of the most significant Renaissance artists in Florence. The event is one of the most important amongst those celebrating the 500th..

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Pistoia: Pistoia Blues 2019

From 05 July 2019 to 10 July 2019

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Music & Show

From July 5th to 10th the usually calm town of Pistoia will be taken over by the wave of music of the 40th edition of Pistoia Blues! Thanks to the energy and passion of Blues In, which has been behind the organisation of the festival for decades, and the contribution of Live Nation, Pistoia Blues..

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June 2019

Arezzo: Sestino Chianina Steak Festival 2019

From 28 June 2019 to 30 June 2019

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Food & Wine

From 28th  through to 30th June the village of Sestino in Arezzo will host the 27th edition of the Chianina steak Festival. As you are probably well aware, when it comes to country festivals, you are spoilt for choice in Tuscany, especially in the summer, with almost every village holding one..

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Florence: Leonardo da Vinci and Florence. Selected pages from the Codex Atlanticus

From 29 March 2019 to 30 June 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From 29 March to 30 June Palazzo Vecchio in Florence plays host to the exhibition ‘Leonardo da Vinci and Florence. Selected pages from the Codex Atlanticus'. In the year of the celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the death of the great Tuscan genius,..

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Florence: Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2019

From 02 May 2019 to 28 June 2019

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Music & Show

Lovers of classical music and bel canto, take pen and paper and make a note of these dates in your diary: from 2 May to 28 June Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival 2019 will host the highly anticipated opera in Florence! The music festival of Florence will host classical music concerts, ballet,..

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Prato: 'The Museum Imagined. Stories from 30 years of Centro Pecci'

From 22 September 2019 to 25 June 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From September 22, 2018 to June 25, 2019 the city of Prato, Italy, will host the exhibition 'The Museum Imagined. Stories from 30 years of Centro Pecci ' to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Pecci Museum for Contemporary Art'. A truly unique opportunity to trace and re-interpret the events that..

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Florence: Calcio Storico Fiorentino 2019

From 15 June 2019 to 24 June 2019

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Folklore

On June 24th, Florence celebrates the Patron Saint, St John the Baptist, and throughout the day a series of events will take place, giving you the chance to experience an even more beautiful Florence. Definitely more animated and evocative than usual: in a word, unforgettable. The most anticipated..

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Pisa: Game of the Bridge 2019

23 June 2019

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Folklore

On 29th June, the Game of the Bridge 2019 will mark the end of Giugno Pisano, an event-filled month that includes also the Luminara of San Ranieri and the Regatta of San Ranieri held respectively on 16th and 17th  June. In short, the summer in Pisa in..

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Pisa: Luminara of San Ranieri and its traditional Historical Regatta 2019

From 16 June 2019 to 17 June 2019

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Folklore

On the occasion of the San Ranieri Pisa 2019 Festival, on 16th and 17th June 2019, the Tuscan city will host a truly unique and spectacular event: the Luminara Light Festival 2019. The romantic lights of thousands of candles lit around bridges and palaces, as well as those on the water of the Arno..

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Livorno: Caciucco Pride 2019

From 14 June 2019 to 16 June 2019

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Food & Wine

From June 14th to June 16th Livorno is ready to host the 2019 edition of Cacciucco Pride once again: this event is dedicated entirely to the famous and super tasty Livornese fish soup. You can already feel your mouth watering, can’t you? We’re here to..

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Florence: Firenze Rocks 2019

From 13 June 2019 to 16 June 2019

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Music & Show

From June 13 to 16 Florence is ready to ‘ignite’ thanks to Firenze Rocks 2019, the third edition of the great Tuscan festival that every year hosts internationally renowned artists and truly legendary bands. Many of the most important concerts of the 2019 rock festivals in Europe will take..

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Florence: Fabbrica Europa 2019

From 03 May 2019 to 10 June 2019

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Music & Show

From May 3rd to June 10th 2019 Florence will host the 26th edition of Fabbrica Europa, an international festival where you can discover and appreciate everything new in the world of dance, music, theater and art. It is one of the most important cultural events in Florence in 2019, taking place at..

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Pisa: Cherry Festival in Lari 2019

From 01 June 2019 to 09 June 2019

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Fairs & Free Time

In Lari, a beautiful medieval village in the province of Pisa, on 1, 2, 7,8 and 9 June the 63rd edition of the Lari Cherry Festival will take place, now more popular than ever. One of the most succulent events in Tuscany will not leave you short of cherries to nibble! Besides, you can visit the..

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May 2019

Pistoia: Dialoghi sull'Uomo 2019

From 24 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

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From 24 to 26 May, 'Dialoghi sull'uomo' is again taking center stage in Pistoia. The long-awaited contemporary anthropology festival turns 10 and promises, as in past editions, to liven up the Tuscan town with interesting and lively cultural events. Three emotions-filled days showcasing talks with..

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Tuscany: Cantine Aperte 2019

From 25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

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On 25th and 26th May, 'Open Cellars 2019' will take place all over Tuscany, the event much loved by wine enthusiasts. The occasion, part of a wider event across Italy, is now in its 27th year. You will have the opportunity to visit the wineries of Tuscany and also visit Tuscan cellars, enjoy wine..

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Florence: Firenze Flower Show 2019

From 25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

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The 2019 edition of Firenze Flower Show will take place on May 25th and 26th at the Giardino Corsini, an unmissable flower market and exhibition of rare plants but also an opportunity to attend many free workshops and courses. After the success of the..

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Pisa: 'Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. A spectacular show'

From 14 November 2018 to 26 May 2019

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Exhibitions & Art

From November 14th to May 26th the Arsenali Repubblicani di Pisa will host 'Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. A spectacular exhibition'. This title is no exaggeration nor just a catch phrase! It is a proper exhibition-show where the latest modern digital technologies will transform art into an engaging..

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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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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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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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  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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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

Fairs & Free Time

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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