What to do in January and February near Il Fontanaro

Preview of the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano February 2020

February the 14th


Every year in Montepulciano, in the heart of Tuscany, one of the most famous events in the wine sector is celebrated on Valentine’s day, with over 40 exhibitors: the Preview of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG.

Now in 2020, at the twenty-seventh edition, the event, for the inauguration of a new and innovative period of development and diffusion of the brand, alongside the usual appointments reserved for operators in the sector, and given the success achieved in past editions, opens the doors to the ever-growing public of enthusiasts, with the possibility for everyone to taste one of the best wines in the world (among the first DOC brands recognized in Italy and the first DOCG) in the charming context given by the Fortress of Montepulciano.

A truly unique possibility, offered to everyone who will be able to taste the Noble Wine of the most important producers in the area. An unmissable event for the ever-growing number of wine and wine tourism enthusiasts, an unrepeatable way to experience an unforgettable Valentine’s Day party, in which there will be passion and emotion!


February near il Fontanaro




Viareggio Carnival

From February the 1st to February the 25th


There are six masked courses of the Viareggio Carnival 2020 scheduled from 1 to 25 February. Absolutely new: the night parade on Thursday 20 February, to celebrate Fat Thursday. The Viareggio Carnival 2020 will begin on Saturday 1 February with the inauguration ceremony, the flag-raising and the first Corso Mascherato. The allegorical floats will return to parade on the Viali a Mare on Sunday 9, Saturday 15, Thursday 20, Sunday 23 and Tuesday 25 February for the grand finale with the announcement of the winners and the closing fireworks display.

Carnival near Il Fontanaro



Foiano Della Chiana Carnival


Sundays 2 – 9 – 16 – 23 February, 1 March 2020 – 12.00 / 19.00


 The Carnival of Foiano presents its works of art: the four floats parade in the streets of the historic center and at the end of the five feverish Sundays, only one winner will come out.

Masquerades, street bands and events frame the papier-mâché giants.

Foiano Carnival close to Il Fontanaro



Carnival in Spoleto


February the 16ht and 23rd


It’s the 192th edition for the Carnevale in Spoleto, 12 carnival wagons, 1600 masks, 30 tonnes of confetti!

February at Il Fontanaro



Carnival in Acquasparta 


The village in the province of Terni, among the most beautiful in Italy, this year will celebrate the traditional carnival party with the parade of floats and the presence of many live shows.

Carnival in Umbria near il Fontanaro



Carnival in Foligno


February the 19th, 16th and 23rd


59th edition of the Carnival of Sant’Eraclio (Foligno), with parades of allegorical wagons, thousands of carnival masks, dances and lots of music!

Foligno near to Fontanaro