Winter events

Winter events
events not to be missed in winter (December-February)

International White Truffle Exhibition in San Miniato

Every year, in November (dates vary) In addition to the San Miniato truffle, there are many other products embellished with the highly prized tuber: olive oil, honey, cheeses, cured meats, chocolate as well as many other delicacies such as wines, artisanal pasta, baked goods and pastries, sauces and jams … do not miss this event during your weekend in Tuscany!

The German Christmas Market, in Florence

Every year, from early December to Christmas An increasingly popular event for citizens and tourists. The magic of the Nordic atmospheres of Christmas with typical little wooden houses offering handicrafts, culinary delights from northern Europe, gift items … an essential stop for those staying in Tuscany in December.

The Mercato del Campo in Siena

Every year, on the 1* weekend of December (dates vary) A leap into the past, into the Middle Ages of the 1300s, with various stands of food and wine and handicrafts, among flavors and smells and areas where you can admire the tools and crafts of yesteryear. Another event to choose your Christmas gifts in Tuscany!

New Year's Eve among the towers, in San Gimignano

Every year on December 31. Fixed appointment for New Year’s Eve in Tuscany! New Year celebrations under the magical towers of San Gimignano and in the famous Piazza della Cisterna with music, entertainment and lots of fun! Free admission.

Carnival, in San Gimignano

Every year, carnival days The city of towers, just minutes from Hotel Certaldo, dresses up to celebrate carnival with floats, masks and lots of fun!

The Ride of the Three Kings, Florence

Every year on January 6 to celebrate Epiphany, The Ride of the Three Kings takes place in downtown Florence. It is a commemoration dating back to 1417 that saw the Magi arrive at the manger where Jesus was born. A parade with Renaissance costumes goes through all of Florence starting from the Pitti Palace.