October with comics, ducks, truffles and organic market
Many kinds of events in October. The autumn that wonderfully colors our area, also brings many pleasant events to the Lamporecchio district. Different moments from each other but with the aim of enjoying pleasant experiences and discovering our territory.
Empoli hosts the Trade Fair for Comics, CDs, Vinyls, Games and Vintage. An appointment for retro lovers, for those who are collectors or for those who want to become one. And if you have something in the cellar you can take it and have it evaluated. The weekend from 9 to 11 October at the Empoli Center with free access. For more information there is a dedicated Facebook page.
In Balconevisi, part of San Miniato, there are two inportant appointments: the Palio del Papero and the White Truffle Festival. The first during the 9th and 10th of October with the palio, which in Tuscany is a true tradition, which in this case is done with these cute animals, the ducks. Of course, food tasting also presents during these two days of joy and sharing. In the weekend of 16 and 17 October, after tasting the precious tuber during the Palio, the White Truffle Festival is celebrated with the opportunity to taste this fragrant food. You can also participate in the Mangialonga on Sunday, a real walk in stages that allows tastings of wine and truffles.
Il Pagliaio in Greve in Chianti is an organic food market that takes place every fourth Sunday of the month, in October is the 24th. Cheeses, bread, wine, oil, jams, preserves, sweets and even products. of the natural handicraft of the area and of Tuscany.
If these October events are not enough, you can have other suggestions by consulting our section " What to do around “.