Val d’Orcia Festivals

Being a land of great culture and traditions, Val d’Orcia offers numerous moments dedicated to them and throughout the year there is a long series of events dedicated to music and art. 


First of all, the theater season of Monticchiello which revolves around the “Teatro Povero” and which takes place between the last week of July and the first two weeks of August (summer season) and during the Christmas period (winter season). They have become unmissable opportunities for the public who have learned about our village for 50 years now. Citizens become actors and the town becomes an evocative stage for the staging of an auto-drama every new year in form and content, written and interpreted by the people of Monticchiello and for which it was awarded the prestigious Ubu prize, including the most important national theatrical awards. A unique experience that draws on the traditional heritage of this land, renewing it in a continuous dialogue with the most important  issues of current affairs and contemporary society. 

The Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte, held in July in Montepulciano and which sees the participation of renowned artists of music and prose. more

Calici Sotto le Stelle is another tasty appointment to savor excellent music together with Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. It is held during the summer in various places in the beautiful town. Very convivial event, it particularly attracts young people. more

Season of the prose of the Poliziano Theater always in Montepulciano is the fulcrum of the winter cultural life of the area. A program full of great shows and national premieres, also with great names in dramaturgy and comedy that run from December to April. more

The Incontri in Terra di Siena, a wonderful opportunity for lovers of classical music to enjoy high quality concerts in equally beautiful places. Organized by the Origo family from La Foce, they take place at the end of July and also attract extraordinary names from the international artistic world. more

Val d’Orcia Festival, is a series of musical events that exploit the beauty of churches, palaces, museums, gardens scattered throughout the Val d’Orcia area to stage concerts of the highest quality, with orchestras and musicians from various countries. It takes place from 1 to 15 August, with free admission. more

Jazz and Wine, in Montalcino, is for lovers of this wonderful musical kind and features the excellent names of Italian and international jazz (Enrico Rava, Stefano Bollani, Paolo Fresu just some of the protagonists of the latest editions). Find the right opportunity for Brunello wine tastings in various places in Montalcino and in some of the most beautiful historic cellars. more

I colori del libro in Bagni Vignoni, in September, is an event now in its 11th edition and is naturally dedicated to literature. Housed in the famous square of the village, many well-known writers present their works and dialogue with the public. Suggestive atmosphere guaranteed. more

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