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FOIANO DELLA CHIANA

There are many events that come alive during the whole year, one of the leading not miss: the Carnival, the oldest in Italy, in January and February, colored with floats and masks the historical center on the three Sundays preceding Shrove Tuesday and in the following. More on: www.carnevaledifoiano.it the Historical Re-enactment of the Battle of Scannagallo immortalized by Vasari in the frescoes of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. It is held in early June in Pozzo della Chiana and celebrates the ancient victory of the Florentines over Siena, fought in 1554. The village is full of people in procession and duels with swords. More on: www.scannagallo.com the Pumpkin Festival in late October , the fruit symbol of Halloween is the protagonist of Foiano . Wine, food and pumpkins so large as to leave you breathless. More info: www.decorazolla.it the Foiano Photography exibition, internationally known for its high artistic level, for over ten years to gather Foiano photographers undisputed talent. It takes place between late November and early December. More on www.foianofotografia.it

CORTONA

Centre of the charming medieval architecture not afford to miss, it is even more impressive when: The Archidado Tournament which is held on the first Sunday of June, is the commemoration of the games of 1397, in honor of the marriage of Francesco Casali, lord of Cortona, and Antonia Salimbeni. More on: www.giostraarchidado.com/it.aspx CortonAntiquaria, the national exhibition of antique furnitures which is held every year between the end of August and beginning of September. More on www.cortonantiquaria.it

AREZZO

Full of shops and history offers two unique events: the Antiques Fair since 1968 every first weekend of the month takes place in the streets of the historic center of the city. For more info: www.fieraantiquaria.org the Giostra del Saracino, chivalrous game which takes place on the third Saturday of June and the first Sunday of September, in the magnificent scene of the Piazza Grande. More on: www.giostradelsaracino.arezzo.it

PERUGIA

City of art unique is unforgettable when dressing and chocolate notes , these two events not to be missed : the Umbria Jazz Festival which is held in July, the squares of the old town is transformed into a music festival with guests from around the world. More on www.umbriajazz.com Eurochocolate which takes place in October , when the " sweet tooth " are found in Perugia chocolate delicacies to taste and admire the master chocolatiers at work. More on www.eurochocolate.com/eng/home.php

SIENA

Beautiful medieval city back to its former glory at the main event: the Palio held on July 2 and August 16 in the beautiful Piazza del Campo. Horses, jockeys and flags flock to the heart of Siena since 1644. More on www.ilpalio.org

LUCIGNANO

The little town is dressed in flowers for an event that celebrates spring: the Maggiolata takes place the last two Sundays of May, the program is full of events, but the heart is the parade of floats made ​​of flowers and the battle, when the plot of the wagons is dissolved. More on www.maggiolatalucignanese.it