Boccaccesca market in Certaldo. September 20, 21 and 27, 28 in Certaldo Alto (Florence). Boccaccesca is a festival for wine and food lovers, where you can taste the best wine and products from the region.
Boccaccesca transforms the medieval village of Certaldo in the capital of taste. The streets will be full of artisans and local producers selling their handmade products.
A festival to honour the famous poet Giovanni Boccaccio. Cooking shows, pastry lessons, markets, wine tastings and educational children’s workshops on the streets of one of Tuscany’s best-known cities of art.
Certaldo is a small and unspoilt hilltop village with Etruscan origin, very well-preserved in every detail. Certaldo was the home of the family of Giovanni Boccaccio, who died and was buried here in 1375.
The town hosts several festivals a year. The largest and most famous is Mercantia, a week-long Street Art Festival that takes place every July in Certaldo Alto. It involves numerous street performers from across Italy, Europe and even the Americas.
Boccaccesca market in Certaldo