Wednesday, January 05, 2011

Info on 2011 Events and Festivals (feste or sagre) in Toscana/Tuscany


Here are some links for 2011 Events and Festivals (AKA feste or sagre) in
Toscana (Tuscany):

The 10 provinces of Toscana are the following with their respective two digit province code in brackets:
  1. Arezzo (AR)
  2. Firenze (FI)
  3. Grosseto (GR)
  4. Livorno (LI)
  5. Lucca (LU)
  6. Massa-Carrara (MS)
  7. Pistoia (PT)
  8. Pisa (PI)
  9. Prato (PO)
  10. Siena (SI)
FESTIVALS (feste)/FIERA (fairs)
      • Dates: 1 - 2 October
      • Dates: 5 - 6 November
      • Dates: 3 - 4 December
    • Lucca Mercato dell'Antiquariato (Antique Market) – On the third Sunday and the Saturday before – Location: Within the walls of Lucca
      • Dates: 15 - 16 October
      • Dates: 19 - 20 November
      • Dates: 17 - 18 December
    • Mercato dell'Antiquariato (Antiques Market) – On the fourth Sunday of the month – Location: Centro Storico, Monte San Savino (AR)
      • Date: TBA, 2011
      • Date: 9 October
      • Date: 13 November
      • Date: 11 December
        • Date: 23 October
        • Date: 27 November
        • Date: 25 December
    • TBA
    • Toscana e Tirreno – In English, Italian
      • Tutte le sagre e feste di Toscana: 2011 – Events: In Italian Only
        • Feste e sagre ad Arezzo
        • Feste e Sagre a Firenze
        • Feste e Sagre a Grosseto
        • Feste e Sagre a Livorno
        • Feste e Sagre a Lucca
        • Feste e Sagre a Massa Carrara
        • Feste e Sagre a Pisa
        • Feste e Sagre a Pistoia
        • Feste e Sagre a Prato
        • Feste e Sagre a Siena
    • Maremma Sagre – "Wine and Food Festivals" – "The Monthly Calendar of "Le Sagre" in Maremma" – Please note: As of this date, 2010 dates are be shown on this "Monthly Calendar"– Source: The Maremma Guide "Maremma's beauty will capture your heart, Her wildernesses touch your soul."
    • EVENTI UNICI DI OGGI (Today's events) – In Italian Only – Events by month under "CALENDARIO EVENTI A FIRENZE" – In Firenze and the province – Source: Digi – "il portale dei divertimento"
    • Eventi e Sagre – "Estate (summer) 2011 " – "Eventi, Fiere, Sagre, Mercatini, Manifestazioni, Ricette..." – In Italian OnlySource:
      • From the home page, select Eventi
        • On the next screen, you can make multiple selections from Categoria (category), Sezione (section), Mese (Month), Regione (region), Provincia (province), Città (City)
        • For events in Toscana (Tuscany), please select the following:
          • Under Sezione, select Feste or Sagre
          • Under Mese, select the specific month you are looking for
          • Under Regione, select Toscana or another region in Italy
          • Under Provincia, select one of 10 provinces
          • Under Città, select the city of the event or leave blank
    • Eventi e Manifestazioni in Italia (Events and Entertainment) – "Guida completa a feste, sagre, fiere, mercatini e manifestazioni." – By Region – Please note: The Italian version provides more detail and events. – Source: Paesi on Line – In English, Italian
    • EVENTSSource: The Florentine – "The English speaking local newspaper in Florence"
    • Feste per un annoIn Italian Only – By Month – Source: Unicoop Firenze
    • Festivals in Tuscany 2011 – "Tuscan fairs, Tuscan festivals, folklore, sagre, feste and events in Tuscany - a Tuscany festival calendar"
    • FolleRumba Eventi In Italian Only Source: web site
    • Main Events – this a partial listing of events in the province of Arezzo – Source: Apt Arezzo – "agenzia per il turismo" – In English, Italian – Italian version contains more information
    • – "Il portale delle sagre, fierre e manifestazioni tradizionali" – In Italian Only
      • Under "Dove" (where), select "Toscana" or whatever region you are interested in
      • Under "A partire da :", select time frame
      • Under "Che cosa:", select type of event, feste, sagre, etc.
    • From the web sites of the APT (agenzia per il turismo) for the various provinces of Toscana. Please note: The Italian version provides more detail and information about the respective events in their respective province.
      • In the province of Arezzo, Eventi e manifestazioniIn English, Italian
      • In the province of Firenze, from the main page of apt FIRENZEIn English, Italianselect Eventi
      • In the province of Grosseto, from the main page of Agenzia per il Turismo della Maremma (Grosseto) – In English, German, Italianselect EVENTS
      • In the province of Livorno, from the main page of Costa degli Etruschi "mediterranean tuscany" – In English, French, German, Italian, Spanishselect from "events of this month" section of the main web page
      • In the province of Lucca, from the main page of APT LUCCAselect your language preference: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish – and then, click on the section titled, "Events Calendar", then, please enter your "Search" criteria
      • In the province of Massa Carrara, there is no separate page on the APT MASSA CARRARA web site for events – In English, French, Italian
      • In the province of Pisa, there is no separate page on the APT PISA web site for events – In English, Italian
      • In the province of Pistoia, from the main page of AGENZIA PER IL TURISMO ABETONE PISTOIA MONTAGNA PISTOIESEIn English, German, Italian (Please note: While it states an English and German version, only Italian works) – select Eventi
      • In the province of Prato, from the main page of APT PRATOIn English, German, Italianselect Events
      • In the province of Siena, from the main page of Terre di SienaIn English, Italian, Japaneseselect Eventi
      • The Umbrian Sagra Survival Guide – Rebecca Brigolante – NOTE: Much of what Rebecca writes applies to sagre in other parts of Italy. The main difference is the duration of the sagra. – Source: Brigolante Guest Apartments – "Agritourism in Umbria – Vacation Home Rental Near Assisi" – In English, French, German, Italian
        • Expo RegaloIn Italian Only – "LA CITTÀ DEL REGALO" – Dates: 3 - 11 December – Location: Umbrafiere, Bastia Umbra, Province: Perugia (PG) – Source: web site
        • Please check "LISTS" below for other events in Umbria
        • Please check "LISTS" below for other feste/sagre in Umbria
        • Please check "LISTS" below for other feste/sagre in Umbria
    • LISTS
    * = Blog entry has been updated.

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