In Summer, enjoy the best archaeo-food in Tuscany

What did the Etruscans and the Romans eat? What were Paolina Bonaparte’s favorite dishes? From June 27 to August 2, museums, parks and all the other archaeological sites in Tuscany will offer special evening openings and host tours, shows as well as exhibits, and old-fashioned dinners to relive ancient dining habits at Notti dell'archeologia. Here are some examples of the tastiest events for curious foodies:
Castelfiorentino [Photo credits: Any colour you like]
Castelfiorentino [Photo credits: Any colour you like]

At table at the Renaissance exhibit

From July 15 to September 15 From frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli to Castelfiorentino ceramics. A chance to relive the eating habits and the practice of setting the table during the Renaissance. Info about opening times, here Castelfiorentino, Museo di Benozzo Gozzoli Via Testaferrata, 31 www.museobenozzogozzoli.it
Vetulonia [Photo credits: Flavia Cori, Tuscany Social Media Team]
Vetulonia [Photo credits: Flavia Cori, Tuscany Social Media Team]

The Etruscan banquet

July 30, from 4 to 7 pm Through an educational workshop find out how food was prepared according to traditional Etruscan and Roman methods. Castiglione della Pescaia, Museo civico archeologico 'Isidoro Falchi' Piazza Vetluna 1 - Loc. Vetulonia Info: tel. 0564948058 museovetulonia@libero.it
Villa Paolina, Viareggio [Photo credits: Sailko]
Villa Paolina, Viareggio [Photo credits: Sailko]

Dinner with Paolina Bonaparte

August 2 Dinner in the garden with Paolina’s favourite foods. Viareggio, Musei civici di Villa Paolina Via Machiavelli 2 Info: tel. 0584966338 enavari@comune.viareggio.lu.it Booking required
Area archeologica
Area archeologica "Massaciuccoli Romana" [Photo credits: Comune di Massarosa]

Dinner with ancient Romans

July 25 and August 29 An authentic banquet inspired by ancient Roman traditions in an exclusive location. Massarosa, Padiglione espositivo "Guglielmo Lera" Area archeologica "Massaciuccoli Romana" Via Pietra a Padule - Loc. Massaciuccoli www.massaciuccoliromana.it Info: tel. 0584974550 info@massaciuccoliromana.it Booking required Price: € 35
Archeodromo of Poggio Imperiale, Poggibonsi
Archeodromo of Poggio Imperiale, Poggibonsi

Food in the Middle Ages: a dinner at the time of Charlemagne

Juy 18 Carolingian dinner menu. Booking required. Price: €30 Poggibonsi, Parco archeologico e tecnologico di Poggio Imperiale Via Fortezza Medicea 1 - Loc. Fortezza Info: tel. 3387390950 info@parco-poggibonsi.it www.parco-poggibonsi.it

At table with the Goths

August 1 A typical 6th-century menu Booking required Price: €30 Poggibonsi, Parco archeologico e tecnologico di Poggio Imperiale Via Fortezza Medicea 1 - Loc. Fortezza Info: tel. 3387390950 info@parco-poggibonsi.it www.parco-poggibonsi.it