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  March in Tuscany and Umbria some ideas

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doncky palio
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 Here is a list of few ideas of things to do and see in March in Tuscany and Umbria.

Home at Fontanaro

Experience a cooking vacation at il Fontanaro.

Learn to cook like an Italian in an unique Italian agriturismo in the country side of Umbria, few steps from the Medieval village of Paciano.

 

Chianti (Radda in Chianti)

Trail 2018 – March 23 to 25    Follow #runchiantidream for all updates. Short race 15 km. Medium race 37 km, or long race 73 km. http://www.chiantiultratrail.com/en/radda-in-chianti/

 

Firenze

March 2 to 11 – Chocolate Festival at Piazza della Santissima Annunziata

http://www.fieradelcioccolato.it/

March 10 to 12 – Taste Florence – http://www.pittimmagine.com/en/corporate/fairs/taste.html

The fair dedicated to excellence in taste and food lifestyles.

Taste Pitti Immagine photo credit

Taste Pitti Immagine photo credit

 

March 23  Potato festival

March 30 Street food festival

Up to May 1 – Monet experience at Piazza di Santo Stefano. Cost 13 Euro. http://www.monetexperience.it/

http://www.monetexperience.it/

http://www.monetexperience.it/

 

Lungarotti estate

Easter breakfast in Montefalco – Saturday, March 31  we will enjoy together the Umbrian traditions, an eno-gastronomic journey. 10:30 AM  meet up at  the cellar and departure for a walk through the vineyards surrounding the estate of Montefalco, followed by a guided tour of the underground cellar.

11:30 AM Easter breakfast: historical and culinary origins of the typical products of the Easter celebrations, tastings of the Lungarotti wines paired and brunch inside the Salone delle Feste.

Event with reservations required: montefalco@lungarotti.it – 0742 378868 – 339 1844307
Adults: € 30 per person Children: € 15 (free up to 5 years)

Montepulciano

March 30 – Craft  and Art market  (flea market) up to April 2 at la Fortezza di Montepulciano

 

Norcia

up to March 11  – truffle festival, 55° edition. At Piazza san Benedetto, Norcia.  More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/522582001422523/

photo credit http://www.filrouge.it/umbria-eventi/mostra-mercato-del-tartufo-nero-norcia.html

photo credit http://www.filrouge.it/umbria-eventi/mostra-mercato-del-tartufo-nero-norcia.html

 

Orvieto

up to March 11 – international photo and video festival

– ORVIETO’S UNDERGROUND TOUR WITH WINE TASTING LUNCH 

During this tour  your you will be taken under the town exploring some of the 440 caves which have been used for centuries for various purposes such as refrigerators for wine barrels, stables, water wells and cisterns as well for getting a very local one-course meal…pigeons! After your tour, just few minute walk far away, you will find one of the local’s favorite place for light lunch in town. The price includes: Group tour of Orvieto Underground, Wine tasting, light lunch Location: ORVIETO Duration: 2 hours  

More info: UMBRIA CON ME Via Pietro Nenni 8 06081 – Assisi – Italy info@umbriaconme.com – www.umbriaconme.com 

Paciano

last week of March. Date to confirm. Spring Market

 

Siena

Ambrogio Lorenzetti Exhibition

Ambrogio Lorenzetti Exhibition

Ambrogio Lorenzetti Exhibition. at Piazza Duomo 2 up to April 8. One of the most influent painter in Europe – (Siena, 1290 ca.-1348)

 

Torrita di Siena

March 17th to 25th 2018. Inside this very small Middle Ages town, there will be a very funny the a donkey race (palio). info@paliodeisomari.it 

 

Trasimeno Lake:

March 18. 58 km Marathon.  http://www.podismo.it/strasimeno-ultramaratona-del-lago-trasimeno/

 

Other ideas:  

Fish at the lake – learn the art of fishing at Trasimeno lake and taste a lunch with local products and your…fish! 

pescatori del trasimeno photo credit

pescatori del trasimeno photo credit

https://www.facebook.com/Cooperativa-Pescatori-del-Trasimeno-1385202015091729/

 

Dolce Vita Tour

Discover the thermal spring with an Italian vintage car, experience the thermal spring of Chianciano and taste delicious local food! Cost: 189 euro – Duration 6 hours.

booking@valdichianaliving.it

https://valdichianaliving.it/tours/dolce-vita-tour-terme-sensoriali-tour-auto-depoca/

 

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