Art exhibitions, concerts, architecture, photo, fashion events and happenings in Tuscany

San Galgano Abbey

San Galgano Abbey and the Legend of The Sword in the Rock

You may have heard of about the sword in the rock, and surely think about the legend of King Arthur, Excalibur and the round table. The sword in the rock actually exists, in Tuscany! There is a beautiful 12th […]

ARTS & CULTURE, SIENA|

Summer in Fiesole – June / July

Estate Fiesolana – Summer in Fiesole,  is an annual cultural program, offering music, theatre, cinema and happenings through our most of the estate, from mid June until early August. Jazz, classic, theatre, performance arts and dance in the Roman amphitheatre in Fiesole, in the Unesco protected Demidoff park in Pratolino and […]

Lucca Summer Festival – July

Lucca Summer Festival is one of the greatest musical events in Tuscany! Since 1998 one of the most important weeks in Tuscany for pop and rock music. Live concerts in Piazza Garibaldi, centre of the town. Italian and international top names! Look who has played in Lucca the past few years: Bob […]

ARTS & CULTURE, LOCAL HAPPENINGS, LUCCA|

Monteriggioni Medieval Festival – July

Monteriggioni Medieval Festival 18 – 19 – 20 – 25 – 26 – 27 July.  Since 1991, annual medieval festival in the enchanting fortress of Monteriggioni, in the province of Siena. 

Every festival day from 16.30 until 22.30:

Medieval musicians on the streets.Childrens workshops.Medieval market. Street artists and  performers. Puppetshows.

PROGRAM: 

Friday, 18th July
ENCAMPMENT:
16.00-20.00 […]

Mercantia di Certaldo – July

Mercantia di Certaldo – Street art Festival in the tiny medieval village of Certaldo Alto. Theatre groups, dancers and performance artists from Italy, Europe and world gather together for few days of fun, beauty and madness on the streets. Ever year the tiny hillside town Certaldo, where the famous medieval […]

ARTS & CULTURE, LOCAL HAPPENINGS|

Viareggio Carnival

Viareggio Carnival is celebrated in the end of February, beginning of March, as the ending of the long winter period. The celebrations lasts almost a month, the final party is placed on the last tuesday, also called “martedi grasso“. Besides the famous elegant carnival of Venice, another very popular Italian carnival is celebrated in […]

ARTS & CULTURE, LOCAL HAPPENINGS|

Opera Concerts in Tuscany

Musica Maestro! Opera concerts in Tuscany! Opera lirica! Opera is big in northern Italy, where Giuseppe Verdi lived and worked. The Verona Opera Festival is one of the most known opera festivals in Italy. But also in Tuscany, where another great Italian composer, Giacomo Puccini lived. Specially in Lucca, where Puccini […]

ARTS & CULTURE, FLORENCE, SIENA, LUCCA|