Category: Mugello (Tuscany)

Here you will find many news about events, exhibitions and much more about Mugello, Tuscany, Italy. If you would like to visit Mugello, we suggest you a useful tourist guide to Mugello: About Mugello

Spring in Italy

girasoliThe nice weather is coming back in Italy along with springtime! In order to enjoy these sweet days, there’s nothing better than discover or rediscover  the most beautiful Italian gardens or to organise some excursion in one of the many natural parks of the country.

We gave a look to our tour guides and found activities for you to make the most of your spring trip in Italy. Here are our suggestions.

Florence and Tuscany

If you’re in Florence you should enjoy a visit at the Giardino delle Rose (the Roses Garden) which has a wonderful panoramic view on the cathedral and its dome. In May, the place becomes tinged with the colors of all the different roses blooming.

The Giardino di Boboli, the biggest and most famous park of Florence is situated behind the Palazzo Pitti and hosts numerous fountains and statues. Based on the Italian garden style, this garden is also mentioned in Dan Brown’s famous novel, Inferno.

All the events and street markets you can’t miss this Christmas in Tuscany!

Today we want to suggest you some of the most important Christmas appointments and events in Tuscany:

Let’s begin with the city of Florence:

As every year, Florence is going to host the very expected “Florence Noel”: an yearly fair organized by the Country Florence Association at Stazione Leopolda. An exhibition market dedicated to Christmas with a wide range of items among which you can choose your perfect Christmas gifts. A gift for the kids: the “Santa Claus House”, a place for children where they can meet the elves and leave them their letters. Admission fee: € 7

Santa Croce Christmas Market in Florence: from 28th November to 15th December the traditional German Christmas market comes back and brings in town delicious gastronomic specialties such as sausages, sauerkraut, pork knuckles, pretzels, strudels and other products. You can visit the market everyday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

In the green Mugello area:

“Magie dell’Avvento” Christmas market: as every year, this important market is held in the small village of Palazzuolo sul Senio, located in the heart of upper Mugello. Christmas market will be open to visitors from 10.00 a.m. in the historic center, while from 11.30 a.m. the gourmet stand will wait for you in Piazza IV Novembre. Dates: from 1st to 8th December and from 15th to 22nd December.

On the Versilia coast, (Tuscany):

Christmas markets in Viareggio “Villaggio di Babbo Natale”: from 8th to 26th December, in Mazzini Square, in collaboration with the municipality of Viareggio the Santa Claus Village is set up. 30 wooden houses selling local products and Christmas items from throughout Italy.

Christmas Markets in Siena: from December, 6th, Matteotti Square will host a Christmas Market from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. From December, 13th, Pian dei Mantelli will host the traditional Fair of St. Lucia and on 15th and 16th December, Mercato del Campo – a street market dedicated to the traditional, excellent Siena’s products – will take place in Piazza del Campo in Piazza del Campo

So many events wait for you to have fun, stay with others and enjoy at best this 2013 Christmas. You will be spoilt for choice!

Motorcycle World Championship 2013: The Event Of The Year In Mugello

Once again, in the first weekend of June, the beautiful valley of Mugello and the town of Scarperia will host the Gran Prix of Italy TIM 2013, which has been confirmed the most awaited and important two-wheels sport event of the year: every year, the event attracts thousands of fans from all over the world.

In 1976, Mugello International Circuit hosted its first Gran Premio, and in 1991, after being completely renovated, became a fixed landmark in the calendar of the season: its fame is given by the spectacular circuit 

Spring In Mugello: Many Incredible Events!

During Spring, there are many events organized in Mugello that will give you the chance to discover the beauty and the charm of this wonderful valley. You can enjoy this beautiful season enjoying the open air and soaking up traditions and culture of Mugello. Below you find some of such incredible events:

19°Magnalonga
On May 1st,  in Campomigliaio, near San Piero a Sieve, 19th edition of Magnalonga will be held: a walk through the paths of Mugello according to set routes of different difficulties with rests stops where you can taste local products and have lunch. For more information call: 055-8448155; 338 2556304

May Fair
From 3rd to 5th May in Dicomano the May Fair, or Feast of the Campaign, will be held: with crafts stand,agriculture and farm animals. The fair will even more exciting thanks to performances and entertainment.

Mugello Ferrari Challenge, September 21st – 23rd

The CSAI (Italian Automotive Sports Committee) Italian Championship is back in the wonderful land of Mugello!

A fascinating weekend dedicated to the world of engines, with races and lots of surprises.

Don’t miss this event – September 21st-23rd – which will feature Gran Tourismo and Turismo Endurance testing, with the best drivers around.

Ferrari Challenge is one of the most popular one-brand championships and it hosts both debutant and experienced drivers.