Summer: Events In & Out of the Town.
Monteriggioni - www.monteriggionimedievale.com
From Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 and from Friday 13 to Sunday 15 July in Monteriggioni, traditional festival that retraces the old medieval customs between typical dishes, historical re-enactments, music of the age and entertainment of all kinds.
Challenge of the Archers
Fivizzano (MS) - 18pm - free entry
From Friday 6 to Sunday 8 July historical re-enactment of the medieval tournament between the five districts of the city. In the historic market square and workshops with ancient crafts and ancient games. Saturday and Sunday historical parade and arrow-shaped challenges. Food and wine and entertainment.
Villa Vogel - via delle Torri 23 - 055 702870 - from 5pm to 11pm www.lailac.com
Friday 7 and Saturday 8 July The Japanese holiday of wishes. The custom consists in writing on one's own wishes and hanging it on a branch of bamboo. Also a market of artisanal and contemporary products, gastronomy and sake tasting. Also many games from the Japanese tradition like origami and the typical martial arts.
Mid-August in Mugello
Lago di Bilancino - Barberino di Mugello - www.mugellotoscana.it
Wednesday August 15 celebration's day on the shore of the lake where you can spend the day in a bikini sunbathing, fishing on the isolated banks or cycling until the evening when you can watch the final fireworks show.
Palazzo Vagnotti, Cortona - 0575 630158 - www.cortonantiquaria.it
From Saturday 25 july to Sunday 9 september 56th edition of the fair dedicated to the Italian antique market. In the historic rooms of Palazzo Vagnotti 30 antique dealers from all over Italy show off their works such as paintings, ancient silver, French Empire furniture, ancient jewels. Outline a lot of worldly events, tastings and conversations of the author.