Sagre and Folklore in Tuscany
Here for you a small handbook for the summer terms of taste tradition
From 1 to 15 August do not miss the renowned Festival of ravioli and wild boar in Montepescali (Grosseto). From 5 to 10 August (Night of San Lorenzo), Goblets of Stars (by city and cellars: www.movimentoturismovino.it).
From 13 to 16, Montepulciano (Siena), Piazza Grande, one of the most famous examples of popular theater, the Bruscello, starts at 21:30. On the Sunday after the August holiday in Colonnata (Massa Carrara) Lard Festival.
On August 16, we run the Palio of Siena. The Third and Fourth Sunday in Volterra (Pisa), horses, knights, flag throwers and archers, musicians and jesters for the party Volterra AD1398.
On 24 and 25 August fair in San Genesio in Villafranca in Lunigiana. The last Sunday in Montepulciano (Siena) Bravio of the barrels.
The first Sunday of September in Volterra (Pisa) for Astiludio, starring the famous flag-wavers of Volterra. On September 7, the Giostra del Saracino in Arezzo (known as 'the Lady' to distinguish it from that of June 21 that of San Donato).
The third Sunday in September, Welcome Harvest: wineries open to the public tastings (www.movimentoturismovino.it). From 10 to 14 September in Capalbio (Grosseto) 55 ° Wild Boar Festival, one of the most famous of Grosseto (tel. 0564 896611).