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September 2019

European Heritage Days

September 21 - September 22
Free

European Heritage Days began in France in 1954 as a way to celebrate the European continent. Celebrations are arranged across Italy, with different themes for each country every year. Free admission to museums, archaeological sites, concerts and theater invite Europeans and visitors to discover the heritage and culture of Italy. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication publishing 170 issues since 2002. Get a free issue to see what we are all about. Join now to…

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November 2019

San Miniato: La Sagra del Tartufo Bianco (Truffle Festival)

November 9 - November 24
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 9 of November, repeating indefinitely

Unnamed Venue San Miniato, Italy + Google Map
Free

The small Tuscan town of San Miniato near Pisa celebrates truffle season on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weekends of November. Enjoy local foods, entertainment, shopping and, of course, the prized white truffles! Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication publishing 170 issues since 2002. Get a free issue to see what we are all about. Join now to access them all. Let our expert travel planners book your Italy trip. We also host a TV series…

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Florence: International Cinema and Women Film Festival

November 20 - November 24
Cinema La Compagnia, Via Camillo Cavour 50/R
Florence, Tuscany 50121 Italy
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5€

Part of Mediateca Toscana's 50 Days of International Film in Florence, all events take place at La Compagnia theater within the city center. This is the largest film festival of its kind in Italy and this year's edition is dedicated to Ingmar Bergman and will feature the first documentary on the Swedish directors career. Events feature writers, directors, filmmakers and actors. Matinee films are 5€; evening films are 7€. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication…

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December 2019

Pienza (Tuscany): Torneo di Panforte

December 26 - December 30
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of June, repeating indefinitely

Pienza Siena, Tuscany 53026 Italy + Google Map
Free

Have you ever been told not to play with your food? Well the people in Pienza have, and they don't care! Here, just to the south of Siena, folks continue to keep the holiday spirit going with a friendly competition involving the throwing of panforte. This tournament takes place on December 26th in Pienza's city hall where many teams sign up to see who could get the most points. If you'd like to find out more about how the tournament works,…

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January 2020

Florence: The Ride of the Magi

January 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palazzo Pitti Florence, Tuscany Italy + Google Map
Free

On the 6th of January in Florence, just days before the Epiphany, many gather to watch La cavalcata dei Re Magi, Arrival of the Magi. Watch the Wise Men and their cavalcade as they make their way from Palazzo Pitti  to Piazza Duomo where they greet a harmonious Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Dream of Italy is a membership website and award-winning travel publication publishing 170 issues since 2002. Get a free issue to see what we are all about. Join now to…

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June 2020

Pisa: Giugno Pisano

June 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of June, repeating indefinitely

Giugno Pisano is a month of festivals in Pisa in June. Among the events are openings of the town's churches at night, the Palio di San Ranieri, the Battle of the Bridge on the last Saturday in June, the Regatta every four years (the last one was held in 2015), a night opening of the Leaning Tower, and Games on the Bridge, and the Luminara di San Ranieri, a night when the town is lit by 70,000 candles. Dream of…

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Pienza (Tuscany): Torneo di Panforte

June 26, 2020 - June 30, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 26 of June, repeating indefinitely

Pienza Siena, Tuscany 53026 Italy + Google Map
Free

Have you ever been told not to play with your food? Well the people in Pienza have, and they don't care! Here, just to the south of Siena, folks continue to keep the holiday spirit going with a friendly competition involving the throwing of panforte. This tournament takes place on December 26th in Pienza's city hall where many teams sign up to see who could get the most points. If you'd like to find out more about how the tournament works,…

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August 2020

Ferragosto

August 15, 2020 - August 29, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 15 of August, repeating indefinitely

It's the summer and in August many Italians are looking forward to Ferragosto which starts on August 15th. It's known as a two-week vacation period with roots in the ancient Rome. When Emperor Augustus invented the feriae Augusti to mark the end harvest he also made it a moment that signified a period of well-deserved rest. Later, during the fascist regime, this time of the year was used to promote travel within the country, including discounts on train voyages to see…

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Montepulciano: Barrel Race

August 25, 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 25 of August, repeating indefinitely

Free

Every last Sunday of August this tuscan hilltop town is consumed in the, by then, week-long celebration of the Bravio delle Botti, also known as the "Barrel Race". The festivities kick off with the presentation of the Bravium, the victory banner, which is painted each year by a select artist with a winning design based on on a specific theme; the Bravium is then presented to the town the Sunday before the race. You can choose to see just the race…

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September 2020

Florence: Rificolona (Lantern Festival)

September 7, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 9:00 pm on day 7 of September, repeating indefinitely

Florence Florence, Italy + Google Map
Free

Though the origin of this colorful celebration is disputed, many believe Rificolona began as a celebration on the eve of the Feast of the Madonna, the nativity of the virgin. It is said that villagers would make a pilgrimage to the city of Florence on the eve of her birthday and would start their journey before the break of dawn. They could therefore be seen relying on lanterns, or rificolone, to light their path. Others affirm the holiday's roots are…

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