Events not to be Missed in Winter

International Exhibition of the White Truffle of San Miniato, in San Miniato

Every year, in November (variable dates) In addition to the truffle of San Miniato there are many other products enhanced by the precious tuber: olive oil, honey, cheese, meats, chocolate as well as many other delicacies such as wines, pasta, baked goods and pastries, sauces and jams … do not miss this event during your weekend in Tuscany!

The German Christmas Market in Florence

Every year, from the beginning of December up to Christmas An event increasingly appreciated by local residents and tourists alike. The magic of the northern Christmas spirit with typical wooden houses selling handicrafts, culinary delights from northern Europe, gift items … a must-see for those staying in Tuscany in December.

The Mercato del Campo in Siena

Every year, on the 1st weekend of December (variable dates) A leap into the past, into the Middle Ages of the 14th century, with various stands selling crafts and food and wine products, amongst the flavours and smells there are areas where you can admire the tools and crafts of the past. Another event where you can shop for your Christmas gifts in Tuscany!

San Silvestro among the towers, in San Gimignano

Every year, on the 31st of December. A plan for New Year’s Eve in Tuscany! Celebrations for the new year under the magical towers of San Gimignano and in the famous Piazza della Cisterna with music, entertainment and lots of fun! Free entry.

Carnival, in San Gimignano

Every year, carnival days The city of towers, a few minutes from the Hotel Certaldo, dresses up in masks to celebrate the carnival with floats, masks and lots of fun!

The Three Kings Parade, in Florence

Every year, on the 6th of January To celebrate the Epiphany, every year the Three Kings Parade is held in the centre of Florence on the 6th of January. It is an event dating back to 1417 commemorating the arrival of the Three Kings at the manger where Jesus was born. A parade with people dressed in Renaissance costumes crosses Florence starting from Palazzo Pitti.