Unforgettable Holidays in and around a medieval hilltop village in Southern Tuscany
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The Festival of the Rooster in Montalcino

The Festival of the Rooster – hundreds of chickens are grilled over hot coals on a spit doused with litres of local wine. And there is folk dancing and a Druzzola competition – the “Game of the Wheel” (La Druzzola) is a traditional game played in medieval costumes. It involves throwing the druzzola, a circular piece of olive wood on a sting.

Cortona “Mix” Festival

Exciting music and arts festival in Cortona in 2014 which has replaced the famous Summer Sun Festival which has now moved to Florence. For further information visit www.cortonamixfestival.it – details not yet announced.

Mercantia Street Festival

Mercantia is a wonderful international street art festival in Certaldo with more than 100 shows every evening – music, performances, circus and theatre. Certaldo is a medieval town situated between Florence and Siena. The ticket office is situated in Piazza Boccaccio and is open from 4.30 pm to 12.30am (Wed-Fri) – 3.00 pm to 01.30 am (Sat) – 6.00 pm to 1.00 am (Sun) The Festival is from 8.00 pm to 1am (Wed-Fri) – 6.00 pm Read the full article…