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September

  • (Several weekends of September)
    Treno Natura
    Enjoy an interesting train ride in a vintage train around Tuscany with stops in several Tuscan towns. This is an ideal way to view the spectacular landscape of Tuscany. Tickets must be booked in advance. For more info see www.ferrovieturistiche.it
    Location: Departing from Siena Station

    (first weekend of September)
    Sagra della Pizza
    A pizza sagra
    Location: Collesalvetti (Livorno province)

    (first weekend of September)

    Sagra dei sapori antichi
    A sagra of old traditional Tuscan flavours.
    Location: Guardistallo (Pisa province)

    (first Sunday of September)
    Festa del Perdono
    Location: Montevarchi (Arezzo province)

    (for 10 days from the first Friday of September)
    Sagra della Zuppa di Pane
    A bread soup festival, this is a very typical soup of Tuscany and worth tasting.
    Location: Roccastrada (Grosseto province)

    (First Sunday of September)
    La Giostra del Saracino (The Saracino Joust)
    The four doors of Arezzo divide the city centre into 4 parts. Each zone has its own colours and competes against the others in this traditional event that has its origins in 1200.
    The event lasts the whole day but the joust itself occurs at about 17.00. From 15.30 there is a parade of all the participants and their horses.
    For tickets contact: giostradelsaracino@comune.arezzo.it
    Location: Arezzo

    (first Wednesday of September)
    Fiera merci varie
    a market of various goods.
    Location: Greve in Chianti

    (first Sunday of September)
    Fiera del settembre Rapolanese

    A september local village festival
    Location: Rapolano Terme (Siena province)

    (first Sunday of September)
    Fiera d'era

    A local festival of animals and other local products.
    Location: Mulino d'era  (Near Volterra)

    (second Friday in September)
    Rievocazione storica

    The little hamlet is transformed into how life was in the 1500s with various well know people from the De' Medici court during 1570.
    Location: Cerreto Guidi (Florence province)

    (The first Sunday of September)
    Sagra del dolce

    A dessert and sweets sagra
    Location: Montalcinello (Siena province)

    (Second Sunday of September)
    Sagra del panello con l'uva

    A local grape sagra
    Location: Neri (Near Cavriglia in Arezzo province)

    (Second Sunday of September)
    Palio dei ciuchi

    A local fair with a traditional donkey race and parade in historical costume.
    Location: Campagnatico (Grosetto province)

    (second sunday)
    Corsa delle ranocchie - Frog race 
    A festival where the participants have to run around the square pushing  a small cart with 3 frogs. If the frogs jump off the participant must stop, collect his frog and continue. The event is entertaining as the frogs do not always cooperate and hop into the crowds, with their owner trying to catch them. 
    Location: Paganico

    (second Sunday in September)

    Sagra della bruschetta
    Bruschetta is toasted bread with various toppings, favorite ones are chopped tomatoes or olive oil and garlic.
    Location: Monti in Chianti (near Gaiole) 

    (second week in September)
    Rassegna del Chianti Classico 
    A festival for the Chianti Classico. Friday from 17.00 - 22.00 and Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 - 22.00
    Location: Greve in Chianti

    (second Sunday in September)
    Fiera internazionale degli uccelli
    An exhibition of birds and other domestic animals
    Location: Capannoli (Pisa province)

    (second Sunday in September)
    Palio dei Ciuchi 
    A local festival with a donkey race and historical parade.
    Location: Greve in Chianti

    (Second and third weekends of September)
    Sagra della polenta e dei porcini

    A polenta and porcini mushroom sagra
    Location: Poggio alla Malva (Near Carmingnano in Pistoia province)

    (Third weekend of September)
    Panzano Wine Festival

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    Location: Panzano


    (Second Sunday of September)
    Sagra della zuppa

    A sagra of the local bread soup
    Location: Fuccechio (Florence province)

    (Third Sunday of September)
    Maremma antiquaria

    A antiques and collectionist market
    Location: Marina di Grosseto

    (Third Sunday of September)
    Mercato dell'antiquariato

    An antiques market
    Location: Lucca

    (Third Sunday of September)
    Strada in fiera

    A local village street fair
    Location: Strada in Chianti

    (Third Sunday of September)
    Festa medioevale

    A medieval festival with typical and traditional local products
    Location:  Palaia (Pisa province)

    (The two weekends of the second half of September)
    Festa della vendemmia

    A grape harvest festival
    Location: San Casciano al di pesa  (Florence province)

    (Last Sunday of September)
    Fiera di Settembre

    A local village September festival
    Location: San Donato in poggio (Florence province)

    Feste dell'uva
    This is a wonderful festival in the pretty village of Vagliagli. There will be a parade and dancing, lots to eat and drink. It is an excellent typical village festival and we recommend that you see it. The website is www.festadelluvavagliagli.it, unfortunately it is all in Italian but there are many photos to give you an idea of the atmosphere at the festival.
    Location: Vagliagli

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