Autumn In Montepulciano
Autumn is a lovely season to spend in Montepulciano and surrounding area especially on October which is a mounth full of events and fairs about typical food and season products. For instance la Sagra del Fungo (the mushroom festival) or la Sagra della Castagna( chestnut) taking place at Vivo d’Orcia the lovely village located near the big mountain Amiata where lots of porcini mushrooms and chestnuts grow up and are picked up to prepare lovely recipes.
You can not miss the Sagra del Tordo (thrush) taking place at Murlo and Montalcino, the Olive Oil Fair and the one of the Truffle at San Giovanni d’Asso. In Montepulciano you can also enjoy a big market through the old ways of the city named “Fiera di Autunno”.