In Tuscany, the Long Weekend of december 8th, already showing signs that mark the traditional Christmas atmosphere, made up of food and wine, festivals and traditions that are repeated year after year by renewing their magic and events that showcase the splendor of a territory admired and envied by the whole world .
On the day of the Immaculate in Pisa officially confirms the arrival of Christmas and, in XX Settembre Square, at 17:00, it will be possible to have further evidence with the traditional lighting ceremony Christmas tree. A great time to kick off the Christmas celebrations.
San Giovanni Valdarno, a city that was the birthplace of Masaccio, staged an exhibition of nativity" Christmas in the world." The exhibit of this year, will exhibit nativity from various countries of the globe that represent, as always, the best of the crib. The exhibition will be on display until Epiphany.
The Immaculate Conception marks the end of "II Desco. Saperi e sapori lucchesi",a long and varied gastronomic journey through the best culinary delights of Tuscany illustrating the territory of Lucca between appointments as slow snacks for the children, the presentation of the Slow Food guides and courses of taste education promoted by the Slow Food Lucca; numerous tastings and samples for the dissemination of the culture of wine offered by AIS - Association of Italian Sommeliers - Tuscany. At Appointment will also be the oil from Lucca , with a stand where you can buy over 100 labels proposals. And then exhibitions, events , conferences, workshops and space for children, in which children can learn the culture of the garden, the sea, the kitchen and recycling.