Tag: Events in Versilia

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!

59th Puccini Festival is coming: Live your Summer Nights in Versilia!

From July, 12th to August, 29th, the Puccini Festival comes back in Torre del Lago, on Versilia coast (Tuscany) for entertaining you in your summer nights!

Once again on the agenda, you will find many events, concerts, ballet and theatre performances: Il Tabarro, Turandot, Tosca, Cavalleria Rusticana, Rigoletto, Omaggio a Mascagni e Puccini with the Orchestra of Festival Puccini conducted by te master Flavio Colusso.

For the ballet addicts, there will be the wonderful Amarcord

2013 Edition of Lucca Summer Festival is going to start: Live Music and Shows

From July, 6th to 30th, the city of Lucca will be holding one of the greatest and most important music event in Italy and Europe: Lucca Summer Festival!

Every year, the event hosts great Italian and International artists who rock Lucca’s nights giving emotions with their high quality music.

Once again, this year the program is wide and varied, with a lot of performances by world-known singers

La Versiliana Festival: All the best events of Summer 2013 in Versilia, Tuscany

From July, 12th to August, 23rd 2013, 34th edition of La Versiliana Festival will take place in the Versilia coast – in Tuscany – with lots of concerts, theatre performances, live shows and much more.

Much music, fun and many emotions thanks to singers, bands, theatre performances, ballets, comicians…Visitors will find many scheduled appointments in the agenda of the festival.

Here are some of the great names of the festival:

 

 

Stefano Bollani and Irene Grandi – 11th August

The masterpieces of Tuscan Macchiaioli on display in Viareggio

If you’re travelling throughout Tuscany in this period and one of your scheduled stops is Viareggio, you’ll have the chance to enjoy not just its fabulous and famous Carnival, but also to marvel at wonderful pieces of art.

We’re talking about the paintings at the art exhibition entitled “I Macchiaioli per l’Orangerie. Opere in Anteprima” (“The Macchiaioli for the Orangerie. Works on Preview”) held at Centro Matteucci per l’Arte Moderna in Viareggio.