WHAT TO DO IN THE FALL IN UMBRIA AND TUSCANY: EVENTS, WINE, OLIVE OIL, CHESTNUTS AND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL, ACTIVITIES AND EXCURSIONS FOR ADULTS AND KIDS, CONCERTS AND EXHIBITIONS
EUROCHOCOLATE FESTIVAL – AN INTERNATIONAL EVENT Festival
OCTOBER18 – 22th 2019
Have you ever seen the movie “Chocolat”? This International chocolate Festival, held in Perugia, is well known all over the world, for its delicous and unique chocolate and for its joyful atmosphere as you can see from the photo below. You will find, all different types of chocolate markets and original mix&match of flavors and chocolate combinations: it’s a true “Elisir of God”.
Why in Perugia? In 1907 in this ancient beautiful middle age city, was born one of the most important and famous chocolate industry, created by Luisa Spagnoli: “Perugina”, now famous all over the world.
You can also visit the Chocolate Museum and experiment a chocolate school:
If you need more info, we help you to find your way in the chocolate labyrinth:
PACIANO E PANICALE
” Pan Olio, Olive oil local festival”
October 26 – 27th 2019
The Olive oil is a special ingredient, well known in all the ancient traditions and cultures, as a sacred healing balsam for the soul and the body, and for that called “pure gold”.
Concerts, challanges and exibithions, you will discover the olive oil secrets.
The Etruscan people, used Olive Oil, as on this “fresco”
PANICALE, PACIANO, PIEGARO
OCTOBER 4/13/28/29th 2019
A CHESTNUT FESTIVAL
Castagnaccio ( a chestnuts flour kind of pizza), chestnuts jam, chestnut chocolate, are some of the goodies you will experiment.
OCTOBER 14th 2019
GRAN FONDO DEL BRUNELLO – A bycicle ride for lovers and experts
You have the opportuniy to rent a mountain bike and take part of a unique journey trought the main Val D’Orcia wineries cave.
FONTANARO OLIVE OIL MILL OPENING
October 19th 2019
Mid October ( day to be confirmed) join us to the opening of Fontanaro olive oil mill, which will celebrate with music, bruschetta and wine.