Events in October

Join October's celebrations along the Via di Francesco, steeped in tradition, amidst the radiant hues of Tuscany, from Chiusi della Verna to Stia.

Florence and Casentino Events

Nature Event
September 15
 - October 15

Occurs annually from mid-September to mid-October.

Immerse yourself in the magical world of the Casentino Forest National Park during autumn as deer engage in their annual mating rituals. The powerful mating calls, known as Bramito del Cervo, echo through the forest, creating an unforgettable experience for visitors.

Beyond Tuscany Events

Local Tradition
October 3
 - October 4

Occurs annually, October 3-4

Stage 14: Valfabbrica to Assisi

Through engaging festivities, the Festa di San Francesco honors the principles of love, humility, and harmony with nature. This event provides an enriching experience that fosters a sense of community and understanding among people from diverse backgrounds and beliefs.

Local Tradition

Occurs annually, mid-October

Stage 14: Valfabbrica to Assisi

The EuroChocolate Festival, held in Perugia near Assisi, is a must-visit event for chocolate enthusiasts, offering a variety of sweet treats and chocolate-based experiences during its nine-day run.

Occurs annually, last two weeks of October

The Festa della Castagna di Caprese Michelangelo is an annual celebration held over the last two weekends in October, focusing on the chestnut’s role in Tuscan cuisine and history. Located in the picturesque village of Caprese Michelangelo, this event brings together locals and visitors alike to indulge in chestnut-based dishes and other regional specialties.