What to do in August in Umbria and Tuscany

Here are some events in August in Umbria and Tuscany, don’t miss them!

Picnic in Madrevite

8-9 Agosto (booking is necessary)

Source: Facebook

In the usual setting of the #CantinaMadrevite, enjoy the spectacular sunset over Lake Chiusi surrounded by wine glasses, tasting, and live music.

In Cantina Madrevite, Località Cimbano l, 36 – Vaiano – Castiglione del Lago

CITTÀ DELLA PIEVE, SUMMER PROGRAM

A program full of events starting from Thursday 23 July to Saturday 12 September between Art and Culture, Cinema and Theater, Events and Music.

 

Discovering Perugia and its basement

Perugia near Fontanaro

Source: Cattedrale di San Lorenzo in Perugia

In the Perugia basement, the archaeological area of the Cathedral Museum reopens.

A path over a kilometer long that leads backward through twenty-six centuries of Etruscan, Roman, and medieval history. This is the tour in the archaeological area of the Museo del Capitolo of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Perugia, again open to the public.

https://www.vaticannews.va/it/chiesa/news/2020-07/perugia-cattedrale-museo-archeologia-etruschi-chiesa-sottoterra.html?fbclid=IwAR1H9Gz7V7rDe9871ORDIqLzum-2yghmOlKpK2I3D0HqV5_HJuMZLQceyTM

Gluttonous break: Maritozzo with cream at the Antica Latteria:

La panna “più buona del mondo”? All’Antica Latteria di Perugia

Shopping & trends:

http://www.buonumoriboutique.it/gallerie/07.html

Umbria Jazz, Perugia

August 7-10

All Italian jazz in the lovely city of Perugia, not to be missed!

For the program and tickets, here is the official Umbria Jazz website: https://www.umbriajazz.it

Montefalco among the stars

From 7 to 10 August

Montefalco near Fontanaro

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Four days of initiatives promoted by the Montefalco Wine Protection Consortium in collaboration with the municipality of Montefalco and the participating restaurants. Dinners with dedicated menus in the restaurants of the historic center, star gazing, guided tastings of local wines, special itineraries, cellar visits, and photo contest.

Here is the site for the official program: https://www.consorziomontefalco.it/montefalco-tra-le-stelle/

Corciano Festival, a dive into the history

From 13 to 16 August

corciano near Fontanaro

The Festival spreads art and culture along the streets, in the ancient squares, and through the glimpses of the suggestive historical center of Corciano. Numerous events, dedicated to visual arts, theater, music, literature, food and wine, and historical re-enactments.

BRAVÌO DELLE BOTTI, Montepulciano

From August 22 to August 30

Montepulciano near Fontanaro

Fonte: Firenzepost

Bravìo delle Botti is the challenge between eight districts, which compete for a painted cloth, rolling barrels of about 80 kg each. A magical atmosphere in one of the most enchanting cities in Tuscany!

Here is the official website for the program: https://www.braviodellebotti.com/la-settimana-degli-eventi-del-bravio-delle-botti-2020/

Montefalco among the stars

Montefalco near Fontanaro

Source: FolignoOggi

Four days of initiatives promoted by the Montefalco Wine Protection Consortium in collaboration with the municipality of Montefalco and the participating restaurants. Dinners with dedicated menus in the restaurants of the historic center, star gazing, guided tastings of local wines, special itineraries, cellar visits, and photo contest.

Here is the site for the official program: https://www.consorziomontefalco.it/montefalco-tra-le-stelle/