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Whats on in August in Tuscany and Umbria?

Whats on in August in Tuscany and Umbria?

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



Up to August 29 – at Palazzo della Corgna – Pablo Picasso –


Chiusi Chianciano  

Ruzzi della Conca August 25 to September 3  –

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 –


Arnaldo Caprai winery -Air Baloon wine tour –



“Wednestays with Nobile” are also a unique opportunity to meet the producers themselves in a relaxing atmosphere, and listen to them talking about their history, production methods, objectives, ambitions and dreams.

WHEN? Every Wednesday from 14 June to 26 July from 6 pm to 7.30 pm

Wine Shops of Consortium, Fortezza di Montepulciano (SI) –  € 10.00;- Reservations are recommended: or +39 0578 717484

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.

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.




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.

palio san cassiano from valdichianaliving

palio san cassiano

27 to 27 of August – Cinta senese pork festival – “Sagra della cinta senese e del maiale brado” – at Stadio Comunale every night.



August 3/7/11 and 14 –   Saracino’s Joust: historical re-enactment at the Piazza XXIV June at 5.00 PM

Saracino Joust

August 18 to 20 – Sarteano Jazz Festival 


THE PALIO! August 16


Todi Festival – August 26 to September 3 –

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