Besides its beautiful landscape, the Mugello area can offer its visitors also several activities for having fun or relax. As a matter of fact, they can enjoy several little town festivals and music or sport events.
Visitors can also find many events all the year round: carnival celebrations, historical and Renaissance commemorations, festivals of typical, local products, aperitifs and music shows.
Such events are suitable for anyone, those who wish to “make party” and those who, on the other hand, are looking for a quiet and peaceful day dedicated to relax or a special evening spent while tasting local delicacies.
Below, you find some suggestions for the best events and food festivals in the Mugello valley scheduled for Autumn 2013/2014, the period of the year in which you can enjoy the incredible panorama and taste the wood products of this season, especially chestnuts and truffles!
EPIPHANY TRAIN AND TOMBOLA
San Piero a Sieve - January 6
The Befana arrives aboard an old steam train at the station of San Piero a Sieve. Guests are welcomed with a tasty snack and the children will receive a stocking full of candy. In the afternoon, as usual, there will be a tombola festival with prizes up for grabs offered by traders.
COLLECTORS IN PIAZZA SCARPERIA
Scarperia - From January 5th to December 21st
Exchange event of antiques, second hand and collecting objects, numismatics and stamp collecting. About 60 exhibitors will meet on the first Sunday of each month at this fantastic exchange event. Don't miss it if you're a fan of collectors' items and antiques!
Scarperia - January 26
The municipality of scarperia, with the approval of UISP, organizes the second edition of the Mugello GP-Run. The event will take place at the Mugello circuit at 10 o'clock in the morning.
Scarperia - two weekends, March 17 and March 25
For two weekends, at the sports field, you can taste traditional Tuscan specialties including: T-bone steak, grilled meat and ravioli del Mugello.
Scarperia - from March 30th to April 1
The ancient hamlet will offer a tasty gourmet weekand dedicated to tortello at the Mcl Club.
10TH EDITION OF MAGICAL ADVENT
Palazzuolo sul Senio - from December 1st to 22nd
In the heart of High Mugello, tourists will walk the streets of the historical centre while singing Christmas songs, marvelling at the traditional and innovative nativities of the “One thousand nativities” itinerary in Palazzuolo sul Senio. In Piazza dell'Avvento (Piazza IV Novembre), you will find stalls with Christmas decorations, nativities, coloured balls, arrangements, candles, etc. In addition, children will also find Santa Claus Hut, where they will have the chance to talk to him and ask for their gifts.
1,000 NATIVITIES FOR PALAZZUOLO
Palazzuolo sul Senio - From December 8th 2013 to January 6th 2014
It's a cultural-tourist itinerary crossing the whole village, which is dedicated to the old tradition of nativity. Also, a competition for the most beautiful and rated nativity will be held on this occasion.