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Events

A selection of the most important local events will be highlighted so that our guests can enjoy the traditions of the area. Ideas for entertainment will make your stay at Poggio al Vento even more pleasurable, at any time of year.

Giostra del Saracino (Saracen Joust)
This ancient chivalric game, held in June and again in September in Arezzo’s Piazza Grande square. | read more >
Antique Fair
For over 40 years, the streets of Arezzo have been transformed into an antique market on the first weekend of every month. | read more >
Cortona’s Giostra dell’Archidado (Archidado Joust)
The Archidado Joust, a re-enactment of the medieval festival held in 1397 in honour of the marriage between Francesco Casali and Antonia Salimbeni... | read more >
The Maggiolata (May Festival), Lucignano in bloom
The town of Lucignano bursts into bloom on the last two Sundays of May. The four quarters compete for the victory with their flower-adorned allegorical floats.. | read more >
Castiglion Fiorentino’s Palio dei Rioni horse race
The Palio dei Rioni horse race takes place in Castiglion Fiorentino’s Piazza Garibaldi on the third Sunday of June every year... | read more >
Battle of Scannagallo, Pozzo della Chiana
The famous battle between Sienese and Florentine troops fought in 1554 just outside Pozzo della Chiana and immortalized by Vasari in his fresco painting... | read more >
Siena’s Palio
On July 2 and August 16 every year, time stops and Siena returns to the Middle Ages with Tuscany’s loveliest historical re-enactment: the Palio... | read more >
Monteriggioni di Torri si Corona – the Medieval Festival
On the second and third weekends of July, the town of Monteriggioni (Siena) is transformed. The town celebrates its origin with a medieval festival... | read more >
Montepulciano’s Bravìo delle Botti (Barrel Rolling Race)
The barrel rolling race, an ancient tradition called the Bravěo delle Botti, takes place in Montepulciano on the last Sunday of August. | read more >
Jazz & Wine in Montalcino
Celebrated national and international jazz musicians perform every year in the medieval castle of Montalcino... | read more >
Umbria Jazz in Perugia
In July, the city of Perugia swings to the notes of jazz... | read more >
Eurochocolate, sweet Perugia
The tastiest festival of all is held every year in Perugia (from 19 to 28 October 2012). | read more >
Foiano in maschera
Foiano si dipinge di colori, coriandoli e maschere, ogni anno, a fine gennaio e per tutto il mese di febbraio. | read more >