A weekend of leisure to be enjoyed in the early autumn is essential to recharge and unwind before tackling a demanding week of work and the various commitments that usually occupy our time.
If you are lucky enough to live in Tuscany or to choose it as a destination for a short trip to relax, you can take the opportunity to immerse yourself in the autumn atmosphere of this beautiful region by going to a very cheerful traditional event or taking advantage of some really nice organized tours.
For those who love the scent of chestnuts it is not possible to lose the festival dedicated to these delicacies. Until October 20 Lucolena, Fraction Greve in Chianti, on the slopes of the Chianti Mountains, becomes the autumnal queen of brown. Many initiatives will enliven the event organized by Municipality and the Pro Loco of Lucolena.
It is part of the 18 October with a nice guy trump tournament at 21.30, while Saturday 19 the party will come alive with the opening of the food stands, from 10 to 20, with typical and artisan products including chestnuts, wine, sweets, ficattole, polenta and sandwiches. The 14.30 is scheduled on painting contest dedicated to children of all ages on the theme "The chestnut elves".
The afternoon continues with the flavors and aromas of the burned by Lucolena, accompanied by games and competitions such as the team treasure hunt and the junior pasta race, aimed at children between the 6 and the 10 years. Sunday 20th of it replicates itself with the artisan benches and the stands of the typical local productions. The afternoon will be enriched by various forms of entertainment and entertainment, traditional toys with ancient wooden toys and pyrotechnic chestnuts.
Being in the area, you could also visit Greve in Chianti, a small town on the Via Chiantigiana, in the heart of the most beautiful part of Tuscany. Thanks to the tour The Flavors of Greve in Chianti proposed by Enjoychianti, a specialized tour operator in Tuscany, you can enjoy a few carefree hours walking around this corner of Tuscany but also immerse yourself in the flavors and aromas of its cuisine, full of typical products high quality.
Accompanied by one expert guide that will show you all the beauties of Greve telling you some curious and interesting anecdotes also about the history of the area and the region, you can linger in the various historical places and taste the best local products. From wine, thanks to which the area is renowned everywhere, ai cold cuts housewares, fromextra virgin olive oil very fragrant, ai cheese pecorini: the typical traditional products that make Tuscany famous around the world are concentrated on this tour.
If you love good food Chianti cuisine and wine, you can give yourself a real one Typical lunch at the Chianti farm in a relaxed and fun atmosphere, surrounded by rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves. Thanks to this tour you can visit afamily-run wine company, from vineyard to the cellar, discovering the art of vinification of Chianti Classico. After the tour it's time to sit down and taste the fine wines paired with classic Tuscan dishes. You will be offered a four-course meal with traditional flavors, aexclusive experience which will allow you to live the authentic Tuscan atmosphere. A tour organized by Enjoychianti, to combine the discovery of Chianti Classico with the local food and wine tradition.