Summer is still shining in Montecatini Terme & Valdinievole

The sound of Summer is still loud in Montecatini Terme & Valdinievole, lour Magical Tuscany from Leonardo to Pinocchio.
Guided tours, tastings, concerts and festivals: here’s a selection of MUST GO Activities within the next week, and more to come!

MONTECATINI TERME

CONCERT Friday 24th August – At Terme TETTUCCIO – Gran Galà Della Lirica – Info at www.montecatinioperafestival.it – starting at 21:15 (Viale Verdi, Montecatini Terme )

SHOW Wednesday 29th August – At Terme TETTUCCIO beauty contest MISS MONTECATINI 2018 – For info www.missmontecatini.it   (Viale Verdi, Montecatini Terme )

FREE CONCERT Thursday 30th August – At Terme TETTUCCIO “Estate Regina” International Violin contest  “Andrea Postacchini” – starting at  21:15 – For info  www.estateregina.it (Viale Verdi, 46 – Montecatini Terme)

CONCERT  Friday 31st August- At Terme TETTUCCIO – La Forza E Il Destino – Tribute to Giuseppe Verdi – For info  www.montecatinioperafestival.it – starting at 21:15 (Viale Verdi, Montecatini Terme )

PESCIA & COLLODI

FESTIVALFrom Friday 24th to Sunday  26th August IIIrd edition of “SENZA FILI – PINOCCHIO Street Festival” in Collodi and Collodi Castello. An extraordinary street artist festival, together with the most famous wooden puppet of the world, our beloved Pinocchio, in the scenery of Villa Garzoni and the borgo of Collodi.
Info & tickets  http://www.senza-fili.it/wpss/

MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL – from Sunday 26th August to Sunday 2nd September “41° Palio “Città di Pescia” – historical and medieval festival in the most beautiful week of Pescia . Complete program (only italian) qui 

TYPICAL FOOD Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August – Sagra festival of the Fagiolo di Sorana (Sorana Bean),  Slow Food presidio originally from  the area. Organization: Associazione per Sorana – Info: +39 0572-407008 – associazionepersorana@gmail.com – FREE ENTRANCE SORANA (Val di Forfora, Svizzera Pesciatina) Pescia

 

VINCI : LEONARDO THE GENIUS 

GUIDED TOUR Sunday 26th August  – Discover The Museo Leonardiano and find out more about the Genius of  LEONARDO. 
Guided tour program  MEETING POINT: Palazzina Uzielli – Piazza dei Guidi (ticket office) – Vinci 
Please be there at least 15 minutes before the start of the activities – Visit starts at 15.30 
Ticket : groups fee € 8.00 p.p.*  – guided tour fee € 5.00 per person – min  16 pax  . max 25 pax 
*the ticket includes the entrance in Leonardo’s birth house as well, 3 km from Vinci, in Anchiano.
INFO (everyday from 10 to 18) – info@museoleonardiano.it   tel +39 0571 933285

 

MONTALBANO: LAMPORECCHIO & ITS VILLAS

CONCERT Monday 27th August, at 21.30 – Concert of A.G.Q (Adriatic Guitar Quartet) “UN VOYAGE MUSICAL”: Musics from Boccherini, De Falla, Bolling, Assad, York, Atkins, Saint-Saëns, Jobim.  (Villa di Papiano, fraz. Papiano  Info: www.acmrospigliosi.it)

TREKKING Wednesday 29th August, at 9.30 WALKING IN MONTALBANO Soft trekking in Montalbano and Leonardo da Vinci’s Hills.
For Info: www.visitlamporecchio.it  bookings  tel.+39 0573856008 (ritrovo Lamporecchio)