May at il Fontanaro ….the Italian country slow living!
Plan your Month with us at il Fontanaro and check here some of our local best events, activities, including free things to do, festivals and our favorite food tours.
First of all do not miss the yearly event of CANTINE APERTE in Umbria and Tuscany!
This year it will be May 27 and 28.
Since 1993, member wineries of Movimento Turismo del Vino open their doors to personally meet the public on the last Sunday in May. Over time, Open Cellars has become a philosophy, a way to travel and discover Italian wine territories.
From this links you can check all the wineries that take part of the events around us.
Also do not miss the blooming of our 100 roses here at il Fontanaro!
and take part to one of our slow food cookery class! http://www.slowcookingschool.com/
The vintage market – April 22 to May 1
May 3 to 6 – a Medieval spring festival: Calendimaggio celebrations of Assisi. http://www.calendimaggiodiassisi.com/
Enjoy a n Assisi Tours in Segway every day at 10.00 Am or 2.45 – more info at http://www.asisiumtravelincoming.com/
Visit Umbria from an hot air balloon. Start early and begin your enchanting Hot Air Balloon Ride, Umbrian experience with a pick-up from your accommodation in Assisi, Montefalco, Perugia, Spello, Trevi, Foligno, Bevagna, Spoleto,Todi or simply meet them at Cantina Dionigi (Via Madonna della Pia, 44 – Bevagna).
Our take-off site is only 200m from the meeting point. You can either go for a for a short lovely work among olive grows or hop into our minibuses and go for a very short ride. Your beautiful balloon will be prepared and ready to fly!
More at: http://www.balloonadventures.it/
April 28 to 30 – race at the http://www.novaeroica.it/
See here the festival program also for non bikersJ
Flower show April 23 to 25
Città della Pieve
Visit the city with the new App on apple store “Città della Pieve” and enjoy a dinner at the n.1 restaurant Bruno Coppetta
Celle sul rigo
May 27 to 29 – Since 1969 …the pici pasta festival – http://www.sagradeipici.it/
May 31 Great opening of the London Harrods shop in Firenze at piazza della Repubblica
Shop and taste Italian specialities at Eataly– in via de Martelli 22 – http://www.eataly.net/it_it/negozi/firenze/
Palazzo Strozzi – Visit Bill Viola art exhibition – http://www.palazzostrozzi.org/
May 4 to 7 – Cibi dal mondo – street food event – more details at http://www.cibidelmondo.it/
May 15 The ceri festival– Festa dei Ceri and Corsa dei Ceri
Rent a rubber boat at Monte del lago in Magione, only 30 minutes from il Fontanaro
May 27 and 28 – The Honey Festival …and craft bier
The Flower Show – May 12 to 14 http://www.perugiaflowershow.com/
Perugia street food festival 18 to 21 of May 2017 http://www.streetfoodontheroad.it/