Tuscany welcomes summer: top food events in June

Tuscany celebrates the arrival of summer with an explosion of fun and, of course, good food and wine. Let's have a look at the main appointments in June:
Lucca, piazza Anfiteatro
Lucca, piazza Anfiteatro
Arcobaleno d'Estate 2015 , June 19 - 21 (info in Italian) Arcobaleno d'Estate or Tuscany Summer Rainbow includes a rich calendar of shows and food events to welcome summer from the seaside to the art cities. The list of events increases every day with new appointments from June 19 to 21, so check the official website to be always updated and find the event that best suits you.
The view from Fattoria San Michele a Torri (Scandicci)
The view from Fattoria San Michele a Torri (Scandicci)

Itinera, tasty excursions among the hills of Scandicci, until November

(info in Italian)

Itinera offers an unique oppurtunity for both locals and tourists to participate in some interesting agricultural workshops in the countryside near Florence. During these tours you will be able to visit some wonderful local farms, taste their amazing products, take walks and guided tours, taste wines and enjoy shows and dinners.

Hills and colors of Montespertoli
Hills and colors of Montespertoli
Keeping watch over the farmyards of Montespertoli, from June 17 to September 15   (info in Italian)

This festival aims to promote local high quality products. Every week, a farm takes its turn inviting tourists and villagers and offering local wine and food tastings, workshops for children, readings, walking tours, performances dedicated to rural traditions (theatre, live folk music..), visits to the wineries, “vinsantaie”,  “orciaie” and much more.