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    What’s hot in Mercantia 2014

    Mercantia 2014

    Starts today in Certaldo one of my favorite festivals in Tuscany: Mercantia! As you maybe know this is one of the most important festivals of street performers and artists coming from all over the world to perform here. Mercantia 2014 – recommended performances Mercantia 2014 starts today July 16 and runs until Sunday July 20. Shows start around 8pm and go on until midnight or further depending on the show. They’ll have different locations and some of them will be…

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  • Boccaccesca
    Events Week End

    Boccaccesca 2012 in Certaldo

      This weekend and the next one in Certaldo there is Boccaccesca, a great event for wine and food lovers!  What’s Boccaccesca It’s a real festival for wine and food lovers,…

  • Mercantia 2012

    Weekly Photo – Mercantia 2012

    From this Sunday I’m starting a new appointment: the weekly photo, where you’ll find the best and most representative pic of the week. Hope you like it!   I took this…

  • Mercantia
    Apps Events

    Mercantia in Certaldo

    Tomorrow in Certaldo starts Mercantia, the International Street Performers Festival. A bit of history Mercantia is the most important festival for street performers in Europe. Dancers, street marching bands, fire eaters,…

  • Certaldo Alto
    Apps Attractions

    Too Much Certaldo

    Certaldo is a small town in the beautiful Val d’Elsa. Actually Certaldo is divided into two parts: Certaldo Basso and Certaldo Alto. Certaldo Basso, is the lower part of the city…

  • The Onion of Certaldo

    Onions’ Jam from Certaldo

    The onions’ jam is a typical recipe from Certalto, a Medieval village between Florence and Siena, that gave birth to famous Italian writer Boccacio. The onions from Certaldo is so important…