Food & Wine festivals and events in February 2017.
Artigiani in Villa
Villa le Piazzole - Via G. Silvani, 149/a - info 333 2521819/329 8056528 - 10.30am-8pm - free entry - parking
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 Show craftsmanship market, fixture of the Florentine spring in the beautiful setting of Villa Le Piazzole at Poggio Imperiale. Two-days of quality shopping and searching among bijoux and jewelry, clothing and accessories, perfumes and cosmetics, objects for the home, furnishings and food quality.
Les Fleurs du Mid
Villa Romana - Via Senese, 68 - Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-9pm
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 Vintage Market sponsored and organized by Mid Florence. In addition to vintage pieces, handmade jewelry, baby clothes and handmade creations, including the group exhibition A Fior di Pelle: painting, sculpture, photography, performance and installation.
Villa Caruso Bellosguardo - Via di Bellosguardo, 54 - Lastra a Signa - 055 8721783 - 10am-7pm - ticket 4 euro, free till 12 yo - villacaruso.it
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 Lovers of gardening and more generally of nature, which combine artistic themes, scientific and industry knowledge. In the historic grounds of the villa exhibitors and producers of flowers, shrubs and plants as well as food stalls of street food, vegan and craft beers. This year's theme biodiversity.
Castellina in Chianti - Via Ottone III di Sassonia, 5 - 0577 73571 - only on booking 055 5000210 - www.mazzei.it
Sunday 9 The estate Marchesi Mazzei opens the doors of its cellar in the Castello di Fonterutoli for two tours in favor of ANT Foundation.
Florence Bike Festival
Parco delle Cascine - registration granfondofirenze.it
From Friday 21 to Sunday 23 Unmissable event for all enthusiasts. Sunrise Bike ride, Village Expo, races on the track and the Florence Bike Marathon. Chance to win excellent Tuscan culinary products as prizes.
Fiori in Fiera
Borgo San Lorenzo - fiorinfiera.it
Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 Over 60 industry exhibitors animate the gardens of Piazza Dante and the city turns into a mega-garden. Many educational and informational initiatives from the presence, on the opening day, manager of the Botanical Garden and the Natural History Museum of Florence.
Orcia Wine Festival
San Quirico d’Orcia - 7 euro - info and booking 0577 899728 - orciawinefestival.wordpress.com
From Saturday 22 to Wednesday 26 In the beuty of Palazzo Chigi wine producers offer their products for tasting and sale, while an area is dedicated to the wine spa with treatments that exploit its virtues anti aging and antioxidants directly to the skin.
Buonconvento (Si) - dettagli su corse, percorsi e iscrizioni su novaeroica.it
From Friday 28 to Monday 1st may The festival was created to accommodate the Nova Eroica, a new cycling Eroica signed format that allows all types of bikes to walk a stretch of the historic route that winds through the streets of this wonderful land. In addition, the city is filled with food and drink markets and international sports guests.
Castiglioncello (Li) - more info and prices foodiesfestival.info
Saturday 29 to Monday 1st may Three days full of taste. In the park around the castle from 10 am to midnight Chic and Cheap truck with benches and food, to Portovecchio Instead street food of all kinds. Also various performances that combine food and art.
Easter Eggs Hunt
Toscana Resort Castelfalfi - loc. Castelfalfi, Montaione - free entry - booking firstname.lastname@example.org or 0571 8901691000 - castelfalfi.it
Monday 17 Three days full of taste. In the park around the castle from 10 am to midnight Chic and Cheap truck with benches and food, to Portovecchio Instead street food of all kinds. Also various performances that combine food and art.
Bagno a Ripoli
info S. Caterina 055 643358, info Holy Friday catgrassina.org
Three events animate in April the town of Bagno a Ripoli in the province of Florence. From Saturday 8 until 11 June at the Oratory of St. Catherine of Wheels in Ponte a Ema in the Chapel of St. Catherine of Alexandria: fourteenth-century frescoes that illustrate the life and martyrdom, an exhibition showcases papyrus, archaeological findings Egypt's Greek and Roman times. Friday 14 is staged the Historical Commemoration of Good Friday Grassina that develops in two parts: the historical procession with custumi from Roman times through the streets of the country, and replay scenes from the life of Jesus on the hill Mezzosso. Sunday 23 Ecomarathon start from morning with three routes: 42km D + 1300, 28km and 14km D D + 950 + 380, and one not competitive on the trail villages and hills.