WHERE TO GO WHEN
May is the month of the opening of EXPO 2015 in Milan, an important event not only for Milan but also for all the country for the next six months. May is a perfect month to travel through Italy and gardens are blooming all over in May. During this month Florence’s iris garden open only during a few weeks in May. You can take a luxury charter yacht and sail around, enjoy the ballooning over Italy, take long walks in the mountain and sweet Tuscany hills and there are many beautiful places to practice also different sports like rafting, hydrospeed and others. May is also the month for Italy’s biggest bike race, the three-week Giro d’Italia and the route for the Giro changes every year.
Fairs & Exhibitions & Events
The festival of Calendimaggio: brings to life the renaissance and medieval lifestyle.
The polenta festival to sample various different types of local polenta dishes.
The fish festival is celebrated in honor of Saint Fortunato, the patron saint of the village’s fishermen.
The Festival of Chianti can be the best way to get an opportunity to sample the famous wines of the Chianti region