Summer Events in Castagneto Carducci and surroundings

Summer is definitely the best moment to visit the Etruscan Coast in Tuscany: the rich calendar of events turns this Tuscan sea destination into the perfect Summer holiday in Italy!Here you find the best events and the time of the year when they are taking place.

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Comics and Fun in Marina di Castagneto Carducci with Un mare di Comics

The 2019 edition of this colorful and funny fair dedicated to the world of comics and cosplayers will take place in Marina di Castagneto in June. It’s going to be the 4th edition happening just a few kilometers from our hotel in the Etruscan CoastUn Mare di Comics is the fair in the Etruscan Coast dedicated to anime and manga, cartoons and tv-series, comic books and video games. It’s not just for fans, because it has a rich calendar of activities, cosplayers’ parades, famous sketchers and writers, a dedicated market fair, and workshops for children and grownups. We recommend you check the official Facebook Page to see some pictures of past editions and keep up-to-date for the calendar.

Bolgheri Festival

This is one of the most appreciated Summer events of the Etruscan Coast thanks to the live performances of famous Italian and International artists. The stage for concerts and live shows is located in Via di Marina in Marina di Castagneto Carducci. The festival generally takes place between late July and early August, with several shows within the third weekend of July to the first 10 days of August.We recommend you visit the Bolgheri Festival official website for more information and tickets.

 

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Wine under the stars in Castagneto Carducci on August  2019

Every year in the night of the falling stars, entitled to Saint Lawrence, in Italy we celebrate it by drinking wine under the stars! The event is called “Calici di Stelle”, literally wine glasses full of stars, and happens every year on August.During the event local wineries in Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci open their cellars for wine tastings, guided tours, local food and good music. This means that you may drive along the Strada del Vino e dell’Olio Costa degli Etruschi and stop by almost every winery and farmhouse to taste their products. In addition the lovely Castagneto Carducci hosts a food and wine market where you can buy and taste local specialties together with the best wines of Tuscany and of the Etruscan Coast.

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Sognambula Festival in Castagneto Carducci

This is a very unique and charming event, that turns the center of Castagneto Carducci into a magic place. Sognambula is the festival of street performers of every kind, coming from all around the world to perform in the streets of Castagneto.For 3 days at the end of August the town of Castagneto Carducci becomes the stage of one-man bands, jugglers, acrobats, clowns, street musicians, marching bands, fire eaters and many others. For more details and dates in 2019 visit Sognambula official website.

 

Bolgheri Jazz Festival in September

Summer ends with the notes of the musicians playing in the romantic nights of Bolgheri. This is the Bolgheri Jazz Festival that combines jazz music with wine tastings in the main square of this little gem of Tuscany. The festival takes places in the first weekend of September, but please check the official Facebook Page for more details.