Events in the surroundings of Villa Sant'Uberto
Some events in the area around Villa Sant'Uberto, including the Palio di Siena, parties of the districts, food and wine, concerts, festivals, festivals, art exhibitions, sports competitions, historical events, and much more.
Radda nel bicchiere 2023
Radda in Chianti Pro Loco Association will welcome you on the 20 and 21 May 2023 for the 26th edition of “Radda nel Bicchiere”.
The Palio of Siena 2023
Colors, crowds, festive shouts, a square covered in yellow turf, 10 horses mounted bareback by 10 jockeys: all together for a race that last just a few seconds. For those that see it for the first time, this is the Palio. Instead, for the people of Siena, it is life, passion and history. It is the miracle of a game that becomes real life, where there is space for joy, pain, courage, plotting, loyalty and betrayal. It’s a medieval inheritance. On the July 2nd (Palio of the Madonna di Provenzano) and on August 16th (Palio of the Assunta), the city of Siena is put into turmoil and the Palio becomes the center of attention for all the citizens. The Palio di Siena, It's not a horse race; it's a way of life....
The great adventure of L'Eroica is not an event that takes place only the first Sunday of October. In fact, the cycling classic on gravel roads for excellence is available throughout the year with the Permanent Path from Gaiole in Chianti that extends for 209 km in a fascinating theory of places and atmospheres that are followed through villages and vineyards, woods and olive groves, squares and pastures that poets and artists have tried to capture in their works and that the cyclist pedaling discovers after pedaling in a joy without end. The route of "L'Eroica" runs through some of the most beautiful streets of the Chianti Senese area, the Val d'Arbia and the Val d'Orcia; But the highlight is represented by those stretches of still existing white roads that cross the gentle hills of Siena, that allow to relive the atmosphere of vintage cycling....
Chianti Classico Expo
Weekend of celebration what is shaping up to Greve in Chianti in September, for the next edition of the Expo Chianti Classico, an event promoted by the City of Greve in collaboration with the Chianti Classico Consortium with the participation of many farms. In Matteotti square Greve wine will not be the only star to attract the palate of lovers and wine tourists. Sharing the stage of good living Chianti will be the typical Chianti products including olive oil, cheeses, cold cuts, which can be tasted during the festival.
Open Wine Cellars (Cantine Aperte)
If you love wine and wine tastings, the weekend you can not miss falls on May: Cantine Aperte (Open Wine Cellars) returns with events in all the wine producing areas of Tuscany. The event, promoted by the Movimento Turismo del Vino Toscana, is one of the most popular wine tourism events for the general public of all ages. Even if you are not a sommelier or a wine expert, every year on this weekend in late May, you can taste excellent bottles and you can learn about their properties through the producers' voices. The major wineries of Chianti and the surroundings host couples, families and groups for wine tasting for free or at reduced rates.
The Giostra del Saracino
The Giostra del Saracino is the main folklore event of the city of Arezzo and it takes place in two periods of the year. Piazza Grande becomes the backdrop of the challenge on the next to last Saturday of the month of June (in the evening) and on the first Sunday of the month of September (during the daytime). The Giostra del Saracino has origins stretching back centuries: the first of these festivals were organized in Medieval times, and they went on to become a characteristic element of the Arezzo territory. Even Dante Alighieri in Canto XXII of Inferno described the atmosphere: Corridor vidi per la terra vostra...
The Chianti Festival
Prose, music and circus festival. The Chianti Festival is the most important cultural event supported by the municipalities of the Sienese Chianti.
Goblets of Stars
For a truly magical evening, enjoy a glass of wine while you take in the spectacle of watching shooting stars. In Chianti, during the night of San Lorenzo, you can join the tasting of local wines in a special atmosphere. Let yourself be enveloped by magic.
The spring in Tuscany begins with a trip back in time: the journeys on the historic trainways of the Treno Natura start in this time. The fabulous train takes you in past times and idyllic landscapes: you travel on "centoporte" (“one hundred doors”) carriages driven by steam locomotives, rattling in the green Tuscan hills. The Treno Natura, leaving from Siena, stops in some romantic stations during the most beautiful festivals and folk events in Tuscany.
Feast of Forgiveness
Four days of appointments for the traditional Chianti folk event in late summer. Four days of art, music, entertainment and good food. It is the Festa del Perdono of Radda in Chianti, a traditional popular event at the end of summer. Linked to the Pardon of Assisi, established by St. Francis in the twelfth century and then widespread above all in Umbria and Tuscany, today the Festa del Perdono has merged religious devotion with the popular festival, gathering every year the passion of the Raddesi, engaged in the numerous associations locals, but also for guests who choose Chianti as a holiday destination.
Monteriggioni Medieval festival
Every year, in the first two weekends of July, the fortified village of Monteriggioni is immersed in the atmosphere of many centuries ago. During the festival Monteriggioni di "Torri si corona" the hamlet comes back to the Middle Ages: foods and drinks, dances and songs, games and tournaments fill the rich program of these days. And not only: elegant ladies, valiant knights and commoners crowd the alleys of Monteriggioni. The enchantment is irresistible.