Whats on in August in Tuscany and Umbria? Here is a list of events and things to do you may like to do around our villas of il Fontanaro.
Castiglion del Lago
and Lake Trasimeno area – Trasimeno Blues – July 27 to August 5 http://trasimenoblues.it/
Up to August 29 – at Palazzo della Corgna – Pablo Picasso – https://www.palazzodellacorgna.it/mostra-picasso/
Ruzzi della Conca August 25 to September 3 – www.ruzzidellaconca.it
Shopping night days – August 31 to September 2 – A special summer sale night shopping in Chiusi – train station area
Città della Pieve
Palio dei Terzieri – August 9 to 20 – http://www.paliodeiterzieri.it/
August 27 to 27 – Fourious Opera lirica in due atti – teatro comunale degli Avvalorati – 9.30 PM
T-BONE steak festival – 12 to 15 of August from 5.00 PM.
Porcini mushrooms festival August 19 and 20 from 5.00 PM.
Arnaldo Caprai winery -Air Balloon wine tour – http://www.arnaldocaprai.it/
August 10 – Calici di Stelle – A very special and big local wine event with 80 wine producer from the area. Area of Piazza Grande
August 12 to 15 – “Bruscello”: Free live theatre shows at Piazza Grande. www.bruscello.it
August 18 – Wine cellar tastings in Piazza Grande. Starting from 20:00 local products and musical entertainment.
August 19 – Proclama del Gonfaloniere – parade at 9.30 PM
August 21 to 27 – BRAVIO DELLE BOTTI – the historical barrel race of Montepulciano.
From August 30th to September 3rd – Montepulciano: “San Vittorino Festival”: Traditional fair, typical food, dancing evenings and fireworks – A.S.D. The Fierale
From 31st August to 3rd September – Montepulciano Stazione fraz. “Donckey palio” – music entertainment, local food, and more.
Mosaico sonoro every Thursday night free concerts at the main pizzetta “square”
Cheese Festival, la fiera del Cacio di Pienza, August 28 to September 3
San Casciano dei Bagni
August 10 – Calici di Stelle preview – A very special and big local wine event with wine producer from the area.
August 13 – “Palio di San Cassiano”: the four districts of Campanile, Gattineto, Porticciola
and Pozzo challenge and popular games before the spectacular run with the wheelchairs on which a frog is positioned.
The week before the show is a week full of events, from the “Launch of the Challenge” to the Renaissance Dinner.
24 to 27 of August – Cinta senese pork festival – “Sagra della cinta senese e del maiale brado” – at Stadio Comunale every night.
Giaccio Festival, a traditional food festival and celebrations from July 28 to August 6. The Giaccio is a traditional fishing net. And every day are organized social local fish dinners.
Every night from 9.30 PM music and events . More info at: http://www.prolocosanfeliciano.it/
Visit Mia photo Festival and the fresh market on Friday morning.
August 3/7/11 and 14 – Saracino’s Joust: historical re-enactment at the Piazza XXIV June at 5.00 PM www.sarteanoliving.it
August 18 to 20 – Sarteano Jazz Festival
THE PALIO! August 16
Todi Festival – August 26 to September 3 – http://www.todifestival.it/