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    Jul 2014

    Default Sagre e feste

    My husband and I will be visiting Tuscany in October 2014. We are looking for local activities---wine, mushroom, chestnut---festivals to attend and enjoy. Also, any historical themed events.

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    Feb 2014


    Dear Nette,
    what a wonderful period for visiting Tuscany! October is a month full of events dedicated to the most representative products of Tuscany, such as chestnuts, porcini mushrooms, olive oil......
    It's a bit difficult to suggest you specific events, since I don't know when and where are you going to stay here in Tuscany, but this is a site listing all most important and renowned folkloristic events dedicated to food - it's in italian, so you'll need to translate it:

    If you like truffle, there's the White Truffles Exhibition Market on the 4th and 5th of October in Corazzano San Miniato, Pisa.

    There are several festival dedicated to chestnuts close to Florence, have a look at this page (once again, in Italian only): http://www.eventiintoscana.it/eventi...olklore/page/5.

    On the 8th of October, there are the Santa Reparata Celebrations in Florence, with guided tours to archeological sites underneath Florence Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral (where the Santa Reparata ancient Cathedral was originally built).
    Have a look at this page also on Florence October main events:

    Have a nice stay in Tuscany!

    Last edited by Chiara; September 18, 2014 at 09:35 AM.

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    Lourdes is offline Administrator - DiscoverTuscany Team
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    Florence, Italy


    We just published an article dedicated to all of the food events for October on our site, check it out here:

    Should be just what you were looking for NetteTexas!
    In the beginning stages of planning to come to Tuscany? Make sure to read Where to Stay in Tuscany WITH a car and Where to Stay in Tuscany WITHOUT a car for ideas on where to stay in Tuscany. Also read When to Visit Tuscany to decide when is the best times for your visit.

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