Villa del Cigliano enhances and promotes craft skills throughout Italy. In the last weekend of September, Saturday 28 e Sunday 29, returns for the sixth edition the exhibition of high craftsmanship in the splendid Villa del Cigliano in San Casciano Val di Pesa. This year's special edition, which the promoting organization Strana.mente events dedicates to the memory of Niccolò Montecchi. The initiative is sponsored by the Municipality and is supported by ChiantiBanca.

An sixty selected artisan excellences from all over Italy they will exhibit their creations in the rooms of the villa open to the public in an extraordinary way, in the baroque garden around the large basin and in the lemon-house. A weekend of quality craftsmanship with the participation of Tuscan exhibitors and not only that they offer Jewelry e jewelry, clothing e accessories, scents e cosmetics, refined home decoration, complements furnishing for the garden and products wine and food high quality. The review offers the opportunity to visit an ancient villa inserted in the heritage of Italian Historical Residences.

There is a rich program of side events that will liven up the two days, an original mixture of traditions, art and culture. In the inner courtyard of the villa there will be a painting exhibition "Retrospective"By Rita Pedullà. Guided tours of the historic parts of the villa are planned.


The inauguration is scheduled for 28 on Saturday at 10 in the presence of the mayor of San Casciano Roberto Ciappi and Donatella Carmi, president of the FILE Foundation (Italian Leniterapia Foundation).

On Saturday 28 hours at 16,30 will be held the concert of the Oreste Carlini Musical Corps of San Casciano in the sixteenth-century courtyard of the villa. On Sunday 29 will be the protagonist of a fashion show with the ateliers present at the exhibition.

There will be spaces for the little ones with the laboratories for children in English "Story Time English Labs" by Debora Chellini (for info and reservations at the 320.6249012), the activities of decorating beehives, creating candles with loom wax by the Organic Beekeeping Fiordafiore, the laboratories of basketry by Giovanni Ursi.

In the park in front of the villa, an area dedicated to wellness offers the opportunity to try shiatsu massages by "Massage in Chianti"; moreover, the I fiori di Chiara laboratory exhibits splendid floral compositions. The Voa Voa Association will be present as a guest of the event! Non-profit organization Amici di Sofia. During the initiative it will be possible to buy bottles of Chianti Classico produced by the Il Cigliano company, the proceeds of which will be donated to charity at the File Foundation, the Italian Foundation of Leniterapia.

For the entire duration of the event in the Food Area street trucks will delight the public, at different times of the day, from breakfast to lunch until the evening aperitif. In the Bardella industrial area, visitors will have access to a bus who will carry out the transport service to the Villa.

info: 333 2521819 329 8056528
Craftsmen at Villa del Cigliano
Villa del Cigliano via Cigliano 17 San Casciano Val di Pesa (FI)
Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September by 10.30 / 19.30.