Best Events of August 2013 in Tuscany

Cortona on the move

Cortona On The Move. 18 July – 29 September, Cortona. Photography festival with special guest Joel Meyerowitz.

Festa della Madonna del Mare. 15 August, Cecina. Procession in Cecina Mare and fireworks.

Amiata Piano Festival. 29 August – 1 September, Grosseto Province. The event is one of the most prestigious international musical events of the Grosseto territory. Guests: Orchestra da Camera Italiana, Duello di Coppie, Musica Nuda, Mario Brunello.

Estate Fiorentina 2013. 1-31 August, Florence. Cinema, music, exhibitions, fairs and markets, classical music and ballet, and many more events in Florens.

Grey Cat Jazz FestivalGrey Cat Jazz Festival. 3-24 August, Follonica and surroundings. Concerts, exhibitions, workshops and tastings. Among the guests Fabrizio Bosso, Marcotulli, Rea and unprecedented Irene Grandi.

Jazz Wide Summer. 1-31 August, Pisa. Review between jazz and world music on the banks of the Arno river! One month of concerts on Friday and Saturday at the beaches of Arno river.

Pievi e Castelli in Musica. 18 July – 18 August, Arezzo Province. The „Churches & Castles In Music“ Festival, animates the churches, the castles and the most characteristic villages of the Casentino. Live music for old movies.

Barga jazzBarga Jazz Festival. 17-31 August, Barga. Jazz music in between of Tuscan mountains and old castles.

La Versiliana. 21 July – 22 August, Marina di Pietrasanta. A summer festival that takes place in the park of the same name villa. Music, theater.

Effetto Venezia. 26 July – 5 August, Livorno. Between the narrow streets and the ditches in Livorno in the Venice district here is the XXVIII edition Effetto Venezia 2013. As every year – concerts, shows, theaters in the streets and markets.

serravalleSerravalle Jazz. 25-27 August, Rocca di Castruccio, Serravalle Pistoiese. Since 2005, a festival dedicated to the migrant music, mestizo cultur and traditions in motion.

Sarteano Jazz & Blues. 23-25 August, Sarteano. The Sarteano Jazz & Blues will bring four days of music in the streets of Sarteano, near Siena.

teatro delle rocce gavorranoTeatro delle Rocce. 23 July – 30 August, Teatro delle Rocce, Gavorrano. The festival takes place every year between July and August. During this period there are series of events linked and joined together by a common thread of music and dance, theater, story, improvisation.

Estate Pratese. June-August, Prato. Cinema, music, exhibitions, fairs and markets, classical music and ballet, and many more events in Prato.

Lunatica Festival. 19 July – 8 August, Massa Carrara Province. Theater festival.

Medieval festivals in Tuscany

Carnevale Storico Bibbiena. 3-4 August, Bibbiena.

Tempora Artis Magicae MontieriTempora Artis Magicae. 1-3 August, Montieri, Grosseto. Reenactment of the process to the witch Elena from Travale.

Festa Medievale Castiglione di Garfagnana. 10-11 August, Castiglione Di Garfagnana.

Salto della Contessa. 12 August, Gavorrano. Medieval historical re-enactment of the tragic story of Pia de ‘Tolome.

corsa dei bottiCorsa delle Botti a Suvereto. 14 August, Suvereto. “Corsa delle Botti” is a race between teams of “pushers” through the streets of the historic center.

Palio dello Zendado. 15 August, Gavorrano. Traditional relay race at night between the Ptolemies and Pannocchieschi.

Palio di Siena. 16 August, Siena. A competition of clear historical medieval mold, which takes place 2 times a year and attracts thousands of tourists from around the world, uniqueness and make this spectacular event the most important historical event in Italy.

Palio di PesciaPalio degli Arcieri Citta di Pescia. 24 August – 1 September, Pescia.

Festa Medievale di Vicopisano. 31 August – 1 September, Vicopisano. Vicopisano comes back to the past, a past full of history, to recall their roots and mysteries of the dark Middle Ages.

August 02, 2013