October: Events In & Out of the Town.
Certaldo - from 11am to 10pm - free entry - www.boccaccesca.it
From Friday 5 to Sunday 7 the Tuscan village is transformed into a large table, with tastings, cooking show and market exhibition where you can taste and buy typical products.
Food & Book
Terme Tettuccio Montecatini Terme - vial Verdi 71 - from 9.30am to 6pm - free entry - www.foodandbook.it
From Friday 12 to Sunday 14 The Festival celebrates the meeting between literature and food, with great chefs who meet authors of food and wine books. Book presentations alongside tastings and show cooking.
Fiera di San Luca
Impruneta - www.fierasanluca.it
From Saturday 13 to Sunday 21 one of the oldest cattle fairs in Europe, here you can watch bargaining for meat animals and horseback riding horses as well as cultural events and shows as well as moments dedicated to food and wine.
Stazione Leopolda - viale Fratelli Rosselli - www.vinoe.it
From Saturday 27 to Sunday 29 three days of tastings, round tables, with over 800 labels in 140 tasting tables. Present producers from all over Italy, with a broad representation of Tuscany.
Volterra (PI) - free entry - www.volterragusto.com
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 Exhibition White Truffle Market and typical local products. The city center is filled with stands that celebrate the truffles and other Italian food and wine excellences: cheeses, meats, sweets, liqueurs and much more.
Artigiani in Villa
Villa Incontri - via Incontri 4 - from 10.30am to 7.30pm - free entry - firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 Exhibition of high craftsmanship, two days of quality shopping, with a refreshment area in the garden and relaxing corners to enjoy the day immersed among artisans of excitement and collateral events.
Fortezza da Basso - viale Filippo Strozzi 1 - www.florencecreativity.it
From Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 an event dedicated to the manual arts, hobby and DIY where to find and buy the most sought-after and innovative materials and learn new techniques thanks to the rich calendar of courses and demonstrations held by exhibitors.
Waiting for the San Miniato truffle
Sat 6, Sun 7 at Corazzano 32nd Fair White Truffle Market, two days of art, nature and food and wine. (info 0571 462804).
Sat 20, Sun 21 at Balconevisi 40th Festival of White Truffle and Mushroom, food and wine markets that offer, in addition to truffles, typical delicacies of the area. (info 338 3936153).
Sat 27, Sun 28 at Ponte a Egola, Sagra del Tartufo, the square is filled with stands offering recipes based on truffles. (info 339 2393899).