In the land of Mugello, besides its beautiful landscape, visitors can find many opportunities for having fun, such as several country fairs and festivals or music and sport events.
There are many different initiatives taking place all the year round: a masked carnival, many historical reconstructions of the Renaissance period, several festivals dedicated to the typical products of the area, appetizers and musical events.
Such events have been conceived for everyone, those who wish to have fun but also those who are looking for a quiet and peaceful day.
Here are some proposals for the month of May!
San Piero a Sieve - May 1st, in San Piero a Sieve, locality Campomigliaio
A walk through the paths of Mugello according to set routes of different difficulties with rests stops where you can taste local products and have lunch.
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Dicomano - from 3rd to 5th May, in Dicomano
Festival with crafts, agriculture and farm animals, enriched with performances and entertainment.
San Piero a Sieve - May 6th, in San Piero a Sieve in the Festival-Area
In the spacious Festival-Area will be set up an open-air market, gastronomic stands and, in addition, there will be also a gathering of the Fiat 500 Club Italia. The festival will even more exciting thanks to music and folk songs.
EXHIBITION OF CASTEL S. BARNABA FLAG-WAVERS
Scarperia - May 6th at 6 p.m. in piazza dei Vicari in Scarperia
The flag-wavers of Castel S. Barnaba will perform in the square, accompanied later by Renaissance dances.
San Piero a Sieve - May 12th, in the historical centre of San Piero a Sieve
During the day, the painters in race, divided into the sections Adults and Children, will realize a canvas in the default size, taking inspiration from a municipality foreshortening. Starting from 6 p. m. there will be an awards ceremony. The competition is also open to children.
IMM 2013: INTERNATIONAL MINI MEETING 2013
Scarperia - from 16th to 19th May, at Mugello Circuit
Mugello will host the international gathering 2013 of the Mini minor.
20° VIVI LO SPORT (LIVE SPORT)
Borgo San Lorenzo - from 16th to 19th May, at the Forum Boarium of Borgo San Lorenzo
The 20° edition of the great fair dedicated to sport and leisure; as every year there will be equipped areas for all the outdoor activities.
FESTIVAL OF BREAD
Marradi - May 19th, in Marradi
The event, now in its 9°edition, will feature the Marradese bread, prepared according to an ancient recipe and baked in a wood oven. The bread will be served to visitors with a variety of toppings, both sweet and salty (chocolate, jam, olive oil, tomato etc).
Vicchio - May 19th, in Vicchio and in the locality of Barbiana
It's a march for peace and school with departure from Ponte a Vicchio and arrive in Barbiana, a locality in which the parish priest Don Milani lived.
Barberino di Mugello - from 23rd to 26th May, in Barberino di Mugello
Event characterized by games for the assignment of the Palio, evenings of entertainment organized by the various districts, the final night party.
36° FESTIVAL OF BLACKTHORN MUSHROOM
Firenzuola - May 25th and 26th, at the Largo Garibaldi in Firenzuola
The 36° edition of the Festival of blackthorn mushroom, organized by the Sport Society Firenzuola.
100 KM DEL PASSATORE
Mugello - May 25th and 26th
The 41° edition of the international running competition, where participants will travel 100 kilometres from Florence to Faenza, passing for the countries of Mugello too.
Scarperia - May 26th, in Scarperia
The streets and the squares of the historic centre will be occupied by large drawings, made of petals of flowers of all kinds. The entry is free.
MOTO GP MUGELLO – WORLD MOTORCYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP
Scarperia - from May 31th to June 2nd, in Mugello Circuit
The Mugello Circuit of Scarperia will host the “Grand Prix Tim of Italy 2013”, in which the races of 125cc, Moto2 and MotoGP will be held.