January: Events In & Out of the Town.
Vernaccia of San Gimignano Wine Experience
San Gimignano - Rocca di Montestaffoli - Via della Rocca, 1 – open till november - 0577 941267 - email@example.com - 11.30am-7.30pm – free entry - www.vernaccia.it
Vernaccia of San Gimignano Wine Experience. The fortress. The new center dedicated to Vernaccia in the heart of the village, the Rock of Montestaffoli. On the first floor, four monothematic rooms, where images, lights, sounds, voices, videos, holograms, tell the story, territory and production of today. On the ground floor instead the place of direct wine experience, tasting.
Obihall - Via F. De Andrè - Fri 6pm-01am, Sat 12pm-01am, Sun 12pm-10pm - www.birraiodellanno.it
From Fri 19 to Sun 21, IX edition, organized by Fermento Birra, where the titles of Best Birraio of the Year and Best Emerging Brewer are assigned. Three days dedicated to beer with over 150 craft beers, street food, guided and / or free tastings.
Siena, vari luoghi - 0473 210011 - ore 9am-7.30pm - firstname.lastname@example.org - www.wineandsiena.it
Sat 28 and Sun 29 Third edition of the event organized in collaboration with the staff of the prestigious Merano Wine Festival which aims to enhance the Senese territory and its food and wine excellences. The route develops in the fascinating rooms of Palazzo Salimbeni, Grand Hotel Continental and Palazzo Comunale with 160 companies and 30 artisans of taste.
Carnevale di Viareggio
Viareggio - 0584 580757 - www.ilcarnevale.com
Sat 27 from 4pm, in Viareggio the traditional appointment with the siflata of the allegorical floats on the avenue to the sea is staged. The five great Masked Courses are staged on the days of Sun 4, Sun 11 February 15, Mar 13 (Shrove Tuesday) and Sat 17 February at 17. For a month, the city turns into a fun factory: papier-mâché giants parades , night parties, fireworks, veglioni, theater festivals, gastronomic events and major world sporting events.
Carnevale di Paperino
Paperino, frazione di Prato - www.carnelvaledipaperino.it
Sun 28 Traditional appointment in this charming Tuscan town, which since 1977 gives everyone an appointment at Sun 28 January, Sun 4, Sun 11 and Tue 13 February (Shrove Tuesday). In the town parade the four districts with their masks and their carts that give life to days of celebration and fun. Every Sunday is characterized by a special initiative with prestigious guests, bands and DJs.