Here are the main events that take place at Castello Vicchiomaggio and in cities
Staying in comfort at the Castello Vicchiomaggio you can easily enjoy anyg of
these events and avoid the stress of staying where the events are held.
Where: Castello Vicchiomaggio
When: from Friday 8th of March until Sunday 10th of March 2019
Come and celebrate "Women's Day" with us!! For the weekend of the 8th of March,
wine tasting for all the ladies will be free. Wine tasting will be at our tasting
room "Cantinetta San Jacopo" from 10am till 5.30pm.
The "fochi di San Giovanni" or fireworks of St. John
Where: Piazzale Michelangelo – Firenze
When: 24 of June 2019
The long day of celebration for Florence's patron saint end with a spectacular
fireworks show. The fireworks take place sometime between 10 and 11pm and are
set off from dal Piazzale Michelangelo, an elevated positing that makes it possible
to see them from various places across the city.
Palio di Siena horse race
Where: Piazza del Campo – Siena
When: 2nd July and 16th of August 2019
Ten horses representing 10 of the 17 districts (contradas) with jockeys (fantini),
compete during a three-lap race around a course built in the Piazza del Campo,
Siena’s central square. The world famous horse race is dedicated to the Virgin
Mary of Provenzano.