April: Events In & Out of the Town.
Mostra Artigianato Firenze
Fortezza da Basso - viale Strozzi - 055 4972243 - 10am to 10.30pm - 4 euro, weekend 7 euro - www.mostraartigianato.it
From Sat 21 to Tue 1 May, Ten days of craftsmanship with over 800 exhibitors from all over the world. Food stands, meetings and show cooking.
Le Delizie di Leonardo
Villa Olmi - via del Crocifisso del Lume 18 - 055 637710 - 30 euro - email@example.com
Thu 12 Tuscan sparkling wine, tasting evening to discover the sparkling wines produced in Tuscany led by the critic of Gambero Rosso Leonardo Romanelli. With a menu of local specialties made ad hoc.
Mid en Cirque
Villa Romana - via Senese 68 - 10.30am - 8.30pm - free entry
Sat 7, Sun 8 Market set up in the garden of the villa between fashion, art and charity and circus decorations. Show fashion, children's entertainment, live music and much more. Beneficial event in favor of the Clown Relief s.c.s Onlus.
Florence Bike Festival
Parco delle Cascine - Fri from 3pm to 7.30pm, Sat and Sun from 10am to 7.30pm - free entry - www.fbf.bike
From Fri 13 to Sun 15 At the Cascine Park a Village Expo is set up with items for bikes, activities for adults and children and much more. The classic De Rosa Granfondo race starting from Piazzale Michelangelo, in addition the first edition of the Florence E-Bike Festival.
Piazzale Michelangelo - 10 euro - www.gelatofestival.it
From Fri 20 to Sun 22, On the terrace of Florence the art of real homemade ice cream with many masters from around the world, show cooking and tastings.
Villa Caruso - via Bellosguardo 54, Lastra a Signa (FI) - 055 8743245 - 10am to 7pm - 5 euro, kids till 12yo free - www.lastraontour.it
Sat 21, Sun 22 In the park of the villa, a large exhibition-market with about 50 exhibitors, producers of flowers, shrubs and plants. Show cooking by important Florentine chefs with edible flowers.
San Quirico d’Orcia - 0577 899728 - ticket at the entrance - www.orciawinefestival.wordpress.com
From Sat 21 to Wed 25 Five days to discover Orcia DOC wines with the animated village of Mosra Producers Market at Palazzo Chigi. Visits to wine cellars, music and guided tastings.
Castello Pasuini and Via Aurelia, Castiglioncello - Sat from 2pm, sun and mon from 10am, tue from 10am to 7pm - www.foodiesfestival.it
From Sat 28 to Tue 1 May, Great food and wine market where many producers offer excellent local products. Wine, oil, craft beer, traditional recipes, music and show cooking. Meetings, exhibitions and theme dinners.