Events & News
May - the Tour of Italy 2016: Among the vineyards of the Chianti Classico a stunning time trial
Will take place Sunday, May 15 the individual time trial from Radda in Chianti in Greve in Chianti, 40.4 kilometers in the magnificent Tuscan area that gives rise to one of the best known and appreciated wines in the world.
May - Raddantiquaria, antiques fair
Antiques fair called "Raddantiquaria" with the sale of used and antique books and prints, ceramics and pottery antique or used, what is old and antique items, hardware and old typical local cuisine.
June - Radda nel Bicchiere
Initiative with which the whole country offers its visitors and wine tourists to discover the wines of this beautiful Chianti village. A glass personalized curiosity in sampling and time available: it is all that will be used for navigating through the streets of the country, where more than twenty raddesi manufacturers will present their best wines.
2nd July and 16th August - Palio of siena
The Palio race consists of 3 laps of the Piazza del Campo, on a track tuff drawn inside the ring above the shell. It begins by Mossa, formed by 2 ropes inside which are arranged in 9 districts an order determined by a draw. When you enter the last, called the run-up, lowers the front rope and formalized the start. Gets the winning Contrada whose horse also riderless, arrives first at the end of the 3 rounds.
August - Festa del perdono
Four days of events for the traditional Chianti popular event of late summer. Four days of art, music, fun and good food. And 'the Day of Pardon of Radda in Chianti, traditional popular manifestation in late summer. Linked to the Pardon of Assisi, established by St. Francis in the twelfth century and later spread mainly in Umbria and Tuscany, today the Feast of Forgiveness fused the religious devotion with the popular party, gathering every year the passion of raddesi, engaged in numerous associations local, but also of the guests who choose the Chianti as a holiday destination.
October - Eroica in Gaiole in Chianti
L'Eroica is a cycling event that takes place since 1997 in the province of Siena, which has the particularity to recall the cycling of the past, with routes that take place largely on dirt roads with vintage bicycles.
November - Eroica Running
Born from a rib of the most famous competition in vintage bikes on the roads of Chianti, the Eroica Running is also preparing to welcome thousands of runners this year. Confirmed the classic runs of 65 km and 42,195 km.