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

Vulcano di birra – Craft beer festival, Arcidosso 14-16 June 2024

Also this year on 14,15 and 16 June “Vulcano di Birra, Craft Beer Festival” returns, the beer festival to be held in Arcidosso on Mount Amiata in the province of Grosseto. The event will be held at the Nido di Fate/Tennis Club. Many Italian craft breweries will be guests to present and let us taste…

Festa degli antichi mestieri June 1st and 2nd 2024 – Radicofani

The “Festa degli Antichi Mestieri” returns next weekend: Radicofani is ready to take a leap back to ancient peasant traditions! Everything is ready in the village of Radicofani for the 19th edition of the Festa degli Antichi Mestieri, a consolidated event, organized by the local Proloco, in which the streets of the ancient medieval village…

Amiata Walking Marathon 2024

The Pro Loco of Piancastagnaio is pleased to announce that on July 28, 2024, the III edition of the Amiata Walking Marathon will return, a non-competitive walk divided into three stages of 10, 18, and 42 km that winds through the streets and squares of the historic center of Piancastagnaio and along the hiking trails…

Crastatone 2023 in the village of Piancastagnaio

Here are the dates for the beautiful Chestnut Festival in Piancastagnaio. It begins on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, and continues on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, Friday, November 3, 2023, Saturday, November 4, 2023, and Sunday, November 5, 2023. The traditional chestnut festival, which attracts thousands of visitors every year, will once again see the cellars…

Autumn festival 2023 Abbadia San Salvatore

It’s back in 2023, specifically on October 6-7-8 and 13-14-15, the famous Autumn Festival of Abbadia San Salvatore. As every year, there will be delicious dishes based on forest fruits, chestnuts, and mushrooms, tastings, good wine, and lots of great music. Six days dedicated to exploring the village and the historic center of Abbadia. You…

Chestnut celebration at Arcidosso 2023

Chestnut Festival – Arcidosso – October 13-14-15 and 20-21-22, 2023. Once again this year, the beautiful chestnut festival returns to Arcidosso (GR) as usual. The event, which takes place over two weekends, from October 13 to 15 and from October 20 to 22, 2023, aims to raise awareness among visitors on an important and highly…

Beer Festival – Abbadia San Salvatore – 14th July 2023

The usual appointment with the Beer Festival, to refresh the heat of a late summer, will take place again this year in Abbadia San Salvatore on 14, 15 and 16 July. First of all, lots of craft and local beers, lots of music with the 99 Posse, Marlene Kuntz, Musicisti Nati and food stands for…

Festival of Ancient Crafts Radicofani – 1 and 2 June 2023

The charming village of Radicofani comes to life on June 1st and 2nd, 2023, with the Festival of Ancient Crafts, offering a unique opportunity to rediscover old traditions. These two days are entirely dedicated to the representation of the main work, culinary, crafts, and livelihood traditions that characterized the past of the ancient village of…

Barbarossa Festival, June 14th-18th, 2023

The Barbarossa Festival in San Quirico d’Orcia will take place from June 14th to 18th. The event begins with the presentation of the Emperor’s Pitchers on the square in front of the Church of San Francesco. The pitchers, created by artist Sebastiano Pelli, represent the typical products of the region, wine, and extra virgin olive…

Salitredici 2023, Amiata Mount

Salitredici 2023. The traditional sports event that takes place on the roads of Mount Amiata returns this year on July 23, 2023. Registration is open to everyone, both for the competitive and non-competitive sections. The event starts at 9 am on July 18th from the stadium of Abbadia San Salvatore and finishes at the summit…

Crastatone 2022 in Piancastagnaio

On 29,30,31 October and 1 November 2022 chestnuts will be the protagonists at the Crastatone 2022 festival which takes place every year in Piancastagnaio. Crastatone is always a good opportunity to visit one of the most characteristic villages of the Amiata which, with its Rocca Aldobrandesca, fascinates thousands of tourists. But it is also an…

The chestnut festival, Arcidosso 14-15-16, 21-22-23 October 2022

On 14-15-16 October 2022 and the following weekend, 21-22-23 October, the chestnut festival returns to Arcidosso, the traditional chestnut festival in one of the most beautiful and characteristic villages of Mount Amiata. During the festival, now in its 36th edition, it will be possible to taste the typical products based on chestnuts accompanied by excellent…

Autumn festival 2022 – Abbadia San Salvatore from 7 to 16 October

Autumn festival or chestnut festival? The traditional autumn festival returns to Abbadia San Salvatore on 7-8-9 and 14-15-16 October, full of gastronomic events based on chestnuts and this year also mushrooms, given the generous mushrooming of the last two months. There are many musical encounters that will entertain the numerous tourists expected, in the main…

I love francigena termale by rurAllure – May 28 and 29

Spring is back and with it come the walks organised by our Association, free of charge, to discover villages, heritage and territories crossed by the Via Francigena at a slow pace. The next appointments will be on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May in Tuscany, to discover on foot the thermal heritage locations mapped thanks to the European project rurAllure along…

Val d’Orcia Art Festival 10-12 September 2021

Val d’Orcia Art Festival, in its first edition, will take place in Radicofani on 10, 11, 12 September 2021. An exhibition that aims to combine art in the forms of painting, sculpture and photography and the splendid territory of Val’Orcia . It will be the city of Ghino di Tacco with its splendid fortress, to…

Jazz&Wine in Montalcino 20-25 July 2021

In Montalcino, in the heart of Val d’Orcia, the great Jazz&Wine event returns from 20 to 25 July 2021 where jazz music becomes the protagonist of midsummer evenings. Many appointments with important names of the Italian jazz scene. It starts on the 20th with Stefano Bollani and ends with Alex Britti on the 25th. The…

Salitredici – July 18 2021

Salitredici 2021. The famous sporting event that takes place on Mount Amiata on 18 July 2021 returns this year, after a year off due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Registration is open to everyone, both for the competitive and non-competitive sections. The event kicks off at 9 am on 18 July from the Abbadia San Salvatore…

Snow situation on Mount Amiata

Snow situation on Mount Amiata Date: 17/03/2024. Flowery meadows and very spring-like temperatures. Zero snow. Excellent period for hiking and trekking. The snow situation in Valdorciamiata is updated every three days. To find out the data in real time on the amount of snow available on the slopes, to find out if the slopes are…

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…

National meeting Motò Aprilia, Club 6.5 – 13-16 Giugno 2019

Club Italia 6.5 is the official association of the Motauri, that is the owners of the Motò Aprilia 6.5. The national gathering of 2019 will be in Siena and the Val d’Orcia, from 13 to 16 June 2019, among the only Italian territories to drive, eat, visit and have fun. To date, participation is continuously…

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…

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…