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May at il Fontanaro

May at il Fontanaro
May at il Fontanaro

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.  

from il fontanaro

from il fontanaro

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.

More info: http://www.movimentoturismovino.it/it/eventi/2/cantine-aperte/

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!

may 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/

photo credit: novaeroica

photo credit: novaeroica

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

bruno coppetta - one of the best restaurants of Città della Pieve

bruno coppetta – one of the best restaurants of Città della Pieve


Celle sul rigo

May 27 to 29 – Since 1969 …the pici pasta festival – http://www.sagradeipici.it/

photo credit pici festival

photo credit pici festival



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



Lake Trasimeno

Rent a rubber boat at Monte del lago in Magione, only 30 minutes from il Fontanaro

photo credit acqua dolce sailing





May 27 and 28 – The Honey Festival …and craft bier




From Giotto to Morandi art exhibition  



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/



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Organic farmer, professional wine and olive oil sommelier!