The new season is celebrated with a fair. Local art exhibits and antiques mix with local food tasting. During the fair you can join guided excursions in the woods and collect mushrooms and chestnuts.
CHRISTMAST TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION
Following an ancient Christmast Eve tradition, forty torchlights, 5 meters tall each, parade around the town streets.
CASTEL DEL PIANO
Since 1402, the Palio is a challenge between the four contradas of the town: Castel del Piano, Borgo, Monumento, Poggio e Storte.
April, 30th -May,1st
On the eve of May 1st, the Maggiaioli, a group of local folk singers, stroll around the countryside chanting traditional songs to celebrate springtime.
CHESTNUT FEASTOctober, 31st
The traditional challenge between the three main neighborhoods in Campiglia d'Orcia offers visitors a good chance to taste some delicious local specialities - all chestnut based.
The "Teatro Povero" takes place in the last weeks of July. All Monticchiello's citizens are involved in a play that is based on the true stories that happened in town during the last months.
August, 17th -18th
Before the palio, which involves the town contradas, a long costume parade crosses the streets of Piancastagnaio.
OLIVE OIL FAIR
For the Olive Oil Fair, Seggiano cellars open to the public offering a tasting of their own production.
During the Fair, visitors can enjoy a pic-nic at Castello del Potentino.