The biggest part of August is already behind us, but the Tuscan summer continues with lots of sunshine and a varied program of events to attend this week. Folklore in Montepulciano with the traditional up-hill barrel race, the Midsummer festival in Cutigliano with music, food, and entertainment, a refreshing beer at the September Fest in Carrara, Music and Food at the Impruneta GO! Festival and the traditional archery competition Palio di Pescia.
Although August is the month that most Italians leave the cities to spend some time al mare, there is still plenty left to do for those left behind.
Ferragosto (August 15) is the most anticipated day of the summer, but there is still enough to do for those left behind in the city.
The celebration of San Lorenzo in Florence takes place every year on August 10th. The co-patron saint is celebrated with a historical parade and free lasagna and watermelon.
For the first week of August, the vacation month par excellence in Italy, we’ve selected a variety of outdoor events for you to enjoy the summer to the fullest. We go to Lucca for the extraordinary outdoor paper art exhibition, to Pisa to get lost in a maize maze, down south to the province of […]