Tuscany is a beautiful part of Italy, and the fall months are the ideal time of year to visit. During these months you’ll be able to experience the grape and olive oil harvests and take part in a number of local festivities. Check out these upcoming events and book one of the stunning vacation rentals to get a true Tuscan welcome.
Tuscany is an extensive wine-making region and the delicious grapes are ready to harvest during October. Many of the vineyards here hold their own harvest festivals, allowing you to get a taste of the many varieties that are produced in the region.
Taste the exquisite truffles
Truffles are a gastronomic delight, and the ones you find in this region are some of the best in the world. At the end of November, the White Truffle Fair takes place in San Miniato. At this event, you can taste an array of different truffles and associated products, including salami, wine and pecorino.
Olive oil harvest
Olive oil is another local delicacy, and experiencing the annual harvest makes for an unforgettable vacation. You can sample some of the fresh olives, discover how the oil is made, and taste a variety of blends.
Discover chestnuts and mushrooms
Chestnuts have long been a traditional food for this region, and the locals still celebrate the harvest every fall. In Vivo d’Orcia, you can even experience their Mushroom and Chestnut Festival that is held in October.