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Febbre da Cavallo (Horse Fever), June 15th/16th/ 17th in Sarteano.

 Febbre da Cavallo (Horse Fever), June 15th/16th/ 17th in Sarteano.

In Sarteano , a nice village  near  Siena, the ninth edition of Horse Fever will take place from June 15th to 17th.
This special equestrian event has a very interesting program as follows:

• Horseback riding tours to discover traditions and places of the territory.
• Classic equestrian shows
• Performances like Western Rodeo and Gymkhana
• Obstacle Races
• Spaces for children with pony games and others activities .

Throughout  the event, in some stands, you can taste local dishes and at the same time, on Sunday, June 17th , you can enjoy the Antique and Craft Fair.

For more information contact Hotel Siena Borgo  Grondaie
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15th,16th,17th Fiera delle Messi (Harvest Fair) in San Gimignano

 15th,16th,17th Fiera delle Messi (Harvest Fair) in San Gimignano

 15th,16th,17th Fiera delle Messi (Harvest Fair) in San Gimignano

Even this year in San Gimignano, a few kilometers from Siena, the Harvest Fair takes place, a historical-mediaeval reenactment  revives by the association of the Knights of St. Fina. Now, as in the past, they participate in the traditional holiday “ Ferie Messium” celebrated by the entire population during the crops period.
The inauguration of the festival will take place Friday, 15th   June, from 9.30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and then develops  along  two days following through shows of flags, songs, dances, games, parades, competitions and tug of war competitions and archery, even the famous tournament of “Giostra dei Bastioni”(tournament of knights on horseback).
Visitors can also admire the ancient arts and crafts market and bring a souvenir of the past.

For more information contact Hotel Siena Borgo Grondaie
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15th, 16th and 17th June 2012: RURALIA, FEAST OF AGRICULTURE IN THE PARK PRATOLINO (FLORENCE

 15th, 16th and 17th June 2012: RURALIA, FEAST OF AGRICULTURE IN THE PARK PRATOLINO (FLORENCE            1258770 pecore 15th, 16th and 17th June 2012: RURALIA, FEAST OF AGRICULTURE IN THE PARK PRATOLINO (FLORENCE

 

Launch of the sixteenth edition Ruralia, the agricultural and typical food fair organized in Pratolino near Florence, just a little more than an hour away from Siena.
The program includes exhibitions and sales of fond food products of Tuscany and in particular Florence area as  Chianina sausage and the famous Mugello tortello; of course you can taste the specialties inside the area dedicated to food.
Children will enjoy watching the best exposure of cattle with demonstrations of milking and cheese making and observing other animals such as horses, pigs, sheep, and the best breeds of poultry and rabbits.
It will also be a space dedicated to the ancient crafts  as working with leather, iron and blown glass.
You can choose to visit the exhibition of  lichens, mushrooms and berries or follow the exposure of reptiles and amphibians coming from exotic places or from our countryside.

Exhibition runs from June 15th  to 17th  from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and up to 8 p.m. on Sunday with free admission.

The Park is reached from Santa Maria Novella in Florence by bus 25.
For more information, contact Hotel Siena Borgo Grondaie

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ANTIQUE FAIR near SIENA

Buonconvento 2 ANTIQUE FAIR near SIENA

 

XXX Antique fair -  things from the past

 

Beginning date:6th April 2012  Ending date: 9th April 2012

The antique fair that usually takes place in Bounconvento over Easter weekend this year comes to it’s XXX edition. Closely linked to our cultural artistic and ethnic traditions, this fair was born with the aim to introduce and promote ancient and modern furnishings, books, pottery, jewelry, carpets etc.

Some of them, the most particular and decorated, are greatly appreciated by antique lovers and dealers, who had collected and restore them giving back their quality and value.

These pieces represent fantasy, talent, and creativeness of craftsmen work.

Buonconvento town council together with traders and craftsmen want to promote this fair as an exhibition, where both foreign tourists and local people could admire our beautiful antiques and make an acquaintance with Siena territory and  taste the best  Val d’Orcia vines as well.

Borgo Grondaie main office will be available for more information

 

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