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EVENTS IN MONTEPULCIANO

Events in Montepulciano - your holiday in Montepulciano

Holiday in farmhouse Montepulciano - events


July/August - Old Town

Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte di Montepulciano

Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte di MontepulcianoOpera, music, prose, art, multimedia. The festival, which was created in 1976 by the celebrated composer Hans Werner Henze, has relaunched its key features: the interaction between artists of international prestige and young talent, and attention to schooling in the various professions of the arts and performance. It is this very simple idea that has allowed Montepulciano to establish its signature style in the whole of Europe thanks to Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte.
Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte

July / August - Monticchiello

Teatro Povero

Teatro PoveroSince the 1997 is working in Monticchiello a small village in VAL d' Orcia 10 km far from Montepulciano , in mid- July , "The Teatro Povero " , very popular and with an important critical success. Every July the local residents turn into actors in a play written during the winter and about hightly topical and of great interest themes..

August - Old Town

Bruscello Poliziano

Bruscello PolizianoThe Bruscello is a medieval festival with songs and music performed every year in the Tuscan town of Montepulciano, on or around 15 August. The word comes from arboscello, meaning small tree - one of the players always carries a small tree. Its origins, probably pagan, are unknown but it has been performed here for the last 500 years, and in its current form for the last 60 or so.

August - Old Town

The Bravio delle Botti

Bravio delle BottiThe Bravio delle Botti is an annual event which takes place in Montepulciano on the last Sunday of August. It is an exciting competition between the 8 contrade ( districts)of the town which seek to win the Bravio , the painted cloth banner depicting the city 's patron saint . The winners receive the Bravio at the end of the race in Piazza Grande.. The contestants for each contrada push huge and heavy " botti" ( wooden wine barrels ) for about 1 mile uphill along the narrow streets of Montepulciano's historical center..Each barrel is pushed by 2 strong pushers up to the line which is in front of the beautiful Duomo in Piazza Grande


10th of August - Old Town

St. Lorenzo's day - Chalices of Stars

Chalices of Stars MontepulcianoA wine tasting tour of Nobile wine DOCG and of Rosso di Montepulciano DOC, dinners in the contradas( districts), live music ..in the streets of historical center of Montepulciano , display by flag throwers and drummers...

September - Acquaviva

Live Rock Festival

Live Rock FestivalThe LIVE Rock Festival is just the most highly regarded and reliable festival Of ITALIE : 5 nights , 100 artists every year are on platform in Acquaviva, a small town 9 km far from Montepulciano It is in the forefront ..thank to always its original productions .to .new technologies ..to international plans

November / December

THE CHRISTMAS village of Montepulciano

The Christmas village of MontepulcianoIt is an event which has changed the face of the town at a time traditional peaceful ..has succeeded in extending the tourist season until the start of new year .
It is a unique experience to live the Christmas atmosphere, to spend some days in Montepulciano , where you will find a characteristic market with wooden houses that will offer gift ideas , local products , street food , the Castle of Santa Claus full of surprises and attractions and mini pony ranch .
Begins on November 22 and ends on January 6
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