Events in August

Italian culture in full bloom in August. Be mindful that much of Italy goes on vacation for Ferragosto from August 15-August 30.

Florence and Casentino Events

Local Tradition
August 3
 - August 4

Occurs annually, August 3-4

Every August, Rimbocchi comes alive with the Sagra del Pane di Rimbocchi, a festival dedicated to the village’s unique bread and its traditional recipes. The event showcases the best of Rimbocchi’s culinary prowess and the timeless bond between its people and their bread-making traditions.

Local Tradition

First or second Saturday of August

Held on the first or second Saturday of August, this delightful event invites you to stroll through the village’s charming streets, tasting traditional dishes from various food stations, all while soaking in the enchanting atmosphere of the region.

Local Tradition

Occurs annually, multi-day event in mid-August

Held in August, the Sagra del Tartufo in Chiusi della Verna is an exceptional event that combines the natural beauty of the Tuscan hills with the exquisite taste of traditional truffle-based cuisine.

National Holiday
August 15

Occurs annually, August 15.

This event encourages Italians to relax and enjoy various activities such as picnics, parties, and festivals.

Beyond Tuscany Events

Local TraditionReligious
August 1
 - August 2

Occurs annually, August 1-2

Stage 14: Valfabbrica to Assisi

The Pardon Festival in Assisi is a remarkable event that has been celebrated for centuries. Held on August 1st and 2nd, it is a time for spiritual reflection and seeking forgiveness, drawing pilgrims from all over the world to the beautiful town of Assisi.

Occurs annually, Last week of August – early September

Stage 14: Valfabbrica to Assisi

Experience the excitement of Palio di San Rufino, a vibrant crossbow competition that brings Assisi’s history to life. Witness the passion and skill of the participants as they compete for the ultimate prize.