Tuscany in autumn is less crowded than in the summer but, more importantly, this season recalls to the original tradition of the region: food, wine and culture.
Check the list of October events in our area. We hope you find it useful and encouraging to come to discover the beauty of Tuscany in October.
Tuscan tradition and culture are closer than ever in this time. We listed top 5 events, for you.
1.Wine & Olivies
September and October are the months of wine and olives harvest, A visit in a vineyard is a must-see experience and there are plenty of them in the neighborhood to choose.
2. Montescudaio DOC wine festival –
Montescudaio produces its own “doc’ wine. This is widely celebrated in the whole city with music, free degustation of wine and local food.
When : 1st weekend of October
3. DOMENICALMUSEO –
7th of October is a free-admission time when museums in Pisa, Florence , Siena and the archeological sites in Tuscany are opened to the public.
Museums in Siena and Pisa are normally very crowded. This is your chance to admire them without hassle.
When – 7th of October
See here for details
4. Palio dei Cacci
This funny event represents a traditional signature of an medieval discipline cultivated by Volterra inhabitants.
The challenge is to get a “caccio” (in form of a piece of cheese) to its destination along the track using sticks.
When: 28th of October, Sunday
5. Volterra-Gusto – this yearly exhibition of local wine and food producers is a tasteful event you cannot miss if you are around.
When: 27th October to 4th of November