A list of news and spot events concerning the territory of the Val d’Orcia and Monte Amiata.

festival of mining traditions

2° Festival of mining traditions, 3-11 August

From August 3rd to 11th 2019 the second mining traditions festival will be held in Abbadia San Salvatore on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the miners’ occupation of the mine. Many events in which to participate to find out more about the mercury mine in Abbadia San Salvatore, which for many years supported…

NarraStorie, the festival about street tales

NarraStorie”, the festival about street tales

The second edition of “NarraStorie”, the festival about street tales will take place in Arcidosso from the 21th to the 27th of August 2017. NarraStorie is born from Simone Cristicchi‘s idea to report oral tale and narration theatre there where it was born, in the street indeed, and so reconcile artist and spectators. There will…

The Amiata lights up

Mount Amiata lights up

“L’Amiata si illumina” is born from the idea of “activating” a lighthouse on Mount Amiata to make the monumental Cross shine. To illuminate the Cross will be used over 1 km of led cordons, for a total of over 30,000 LEDs that will make it visible from over 70 km away. The photo is taken…