The best things to do in Tuscany and Umbria in May, including popular events, festivals, attractions and tours, free activities and entertainment. See upcoming events and what’s on in Tuscany and Umbria in May.

First of all do not miss the yearly event of CANTINE APERTE, Open cellars.

This year it will be May 26 and 27.  

Since 1993, member wineries of Movimento Turismo del Vino open their doors to personally meet the public on the last Sunday in May


Arezzo Vintage Market

May 5 and



April 30 and May 1 Assisi vintage market


CALENDIMAGGIO, MAY 2, 3, 4 and 5.

not to miss!



The best things to do in Tuscany and Umbria in May

The best things to do in Tuscany and Umbria in May

Visit Umbria from an hot air balloon. Start early and begin your enchanting Hot Air Balloon Ride, Umbrian experience with a pick-up from your accommodation in Assisi, Montefalco, Perugia, Spello, Trevi, Foligno, Bevagna, Spoleto,Todi or simply meet them at Cantina Dionigi (Via Madonna della Pia, 44 – Bevagna).
The take-off site is only 200m from the meeting point.

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The best things to do in Tuscany and Umbria in May

Nova Eroica last day of Events.


10:00 Piazzetta del Poggio – Circus lab for kids
10:00 Via Oscura – Nova Eroica Art Gallery
10:00 Viale della Libertà – Fitness and wellness area
12:30 Piazza Matteotti – Nova Eroica Street Restaurants
15.30 Via D. Alighieri – Finish of Eroica Under 23 International (Rai Sport)
16.30 Via D. Alighieri – Eroica Under 23 Awards ceremony
17:00 Teatro dei Risorti – Cooking Show care of Ronald Bukri, Osteria Osticcio, Montalcino with wine-tasting
18:00 Eroica aperitif
19:30 Piazza Matteotti – Nova Eroica Street Restaurants
Music show from 3:00 PM


Castiglion del lago

festa di primavera castiglion del lago

Spring aircraft meeting


Chianciano Terme



Celle sul Rigo (San Casciano dei Bagni)

May 25 Pici Pasta festival – This is the traditional Tuscan pasta off course home made only!!


Città della Pieve




May 3 to 6 – Cibi dal mondo – Food from the world – street food event – more details at


Lake Trasimeno

Rent a rubber boat at Monte del lago in Magione, only 30 minutes from il Fontanaro



May 15  The ceri festival– This is a yearly celebration not to miss.






Flower Carpet dinner

The annual Infiorata Group’s Dinner is May 12, Saturday , at San Sebastian’s hall in Paciano. Please join soon!!!  Dinner cost including wines: 15 euro per person. Limited seating. Email to book:




PERUGIA FLOWER FESTIVAL at Giardini del Frontone.

May 4 to 6

Perugia street food festival 17 to 20 of May 2018 – free entrance at Giardini del Frontone.

May 18 to 20 – Porkettiamo, pork festival at San Terenziano



Glass Festival at the glass museum

24 to 27 of May



The 32° edition of Pienza Flower Show – May 1 to 13

May 6 – Organic Street market.

Ans if you look for a good gelato in Pienza go to Buon gusto!


 Radda in Chianti

Local wine festival – May 26 and 27. Radda nel Bicchiere is an event with which Radda offers to its visitors and wine enthusiasts the possibility to discover the wines of this splendid village in Chianti.

An engraved glass, a curiosity to taste and some time: this is all you need to make your way along the streets where more than twenty producers will present their best wines.


Vaiano – Madrevite Winery – happy open wine cellar dinner

You can book  it via:   Saturday 26 from 8.00 PM



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