Tourist Attractions

The Horserace of Siena


The Palio of Siena, held on 2nd July and 16th August, needs little introduction. The procession with banners unfurling through the "contrade" (the different neighborhoods of the city), followed by the race in the splendid Piazza del Campo, is a breathtaking spectacle.

For further information visit: The Palio of Siena


Certaldo, Mercantia


From July 13th to 17th in the center of Certaldo will take place the 24 th Cannes International tealtro street. The Tuscan village will be flooded with companies, artists, actors, acrobats, craftsmen from various parts of the world. Through their performances, songs, concerts, exhibitions and art exhibitions, the tiny medieval village in Tuscany will drop a magical atmosphere, almost like a dream, inspired by colors and music.



Artigianato e Palazzo


17th edition of Crafts in Florence and the Palazzo, an event that will make the capital city of Florence and a symbol of Italian craftsmanship in this industry on visitors from other countries, there are three special days where artisans will show the Italian and foreign their creations, their working methods and secrets of their craft.

Glass work, wood carving and other attractions will be the center of crafts and also Palazzo 2011 and there will be performances and live demonstrations by skilled craftsmen, real artists that shape glass, wood, iron and leather to your liking. From furniture to shoes, pens, jewelry, accessories and much more Handicrafts will be many proposals and Palace of Florence, today a historic event for the city that is a point of reference for lovers of craftsmanship.

Crafts and Building 2011 will be held May 13 to 15 in Florence at the Giardino Corsini Via della Scala 115 for three days dedicated to the art and craft of acting.