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St Martins Singers – a series of concerts

St Martins Singers A series of concerts on 18 and 20 May Musica Sacra a cappella by Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Lotti, Bruckner, Pearsall, Purcell  ed altri Friday 18 May 5pm Chiesa di San Francesco a Pienza Sunday 20 May 5pm Pieve della Santissima Annunziata a Montisi Sunday 20 May 6.45pm Monastero di Sant’Anna in Camprena ST MARTINS SINGERS TUSCANY 2018 PROGRAMME Programme v1 Peter Stevens writes: “The choir was formed in 2001 in Plymouth, in the South-West of England, by four friends who had been singing together for some years in a local choir.   We invited Michael Hodges a...

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Pro Loco Giostra di Simone

The Pro Loco Giostra di Simone is an association which promotes events and supports the development of Montisi, an ancient medieval village located in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, south of Siena. Every year, the Pro Loco coordinates numerous activities in the village which are open also to visitors. The three main activities each year are: La Giostra di Simone, a medieval festival which takes place on the Sunday closest to the 5th August in which the four Contradas, San Martino, Castello, Piazza and Torre, compete in a jousting tournament for a Banner in honour of the Madonna delle Nevi....

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Montisi is a ‘mouse’ of 335 inhabitants, but it roars!!

Thank you so much to Donatella Cinelli Colombini for her wonderful blog post about Montisi and our new website For our English readers here is a rough translation!   There were those who told us that the fusion with Montalcino would only serve the inhabitants of San Giovanni d’ Asso and that the latter would become a kind of “colony” of the Brunello territory. Instead, the new municipal administration now has a fascinating and willing deputy mayor of San Giovanni – Angelo Braconi – with a strong propensity for marketing. And now there is a means of information in...

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Pro Loco Giostra di Simone

The Pro Loco Giostra di Simone is an association which promotes events and supports the development of Montisi, an ancient medieval village located in the beautiful Tuscan countryside, south of Siena. Every year, the Pro Loco coordinates numerous activities in the village which are open also to visitors. The three main activities each year are: La Giostra di Simone, a medieval festival which takes place on the Sunday closest to the 5th August in which the four Contradas, San Martino, Castello, Piazza and Torre, compete in a jousting tournament for a Banner in honour of the Madonna delle Nevi. During the preceding week the village hosts dinners, entertainment and many other cultural and social activities. The festival of “Il Primo Olio e altro ancora…”, a major event for the village held at the end of October to celebrate the arrival of the new oil – including tastings, street food, local handicrafts, traditional entertainment and much more. The traditional Carnival of Montisi, a celebration with masks and music. The Pro Loco helps to keep the memories of the Montisanis in this very special village full of community spirit and where you feel you have simply stepped back in time. prolocogiostrasimone@gmail.comVisit Pro Loco on Facebook New rules regarding the imposition of a tourist tax in the Comune of Montalcino With effect from April 1 new rules have been introduced in the...

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Giostra di Simone

The Giostra di Simone takes place in Montisi to celebrate the Madonna delle Nevi, the patron saint of Montisi. It is the premier festival in the village and is held every year on the Sunday closest to the 5th August. For the actual day itself the four districts or contrade in the village compete to win the coveted banner especially created for each year by a local artist. The joust itself marks an historic moment in the life of Montisi. It is part of a celebration lasting over a week involving processions in medieval costume, contrade dinners, a ‘pop-up’ stand...

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Events in the Area

  1. Cinema in Montisi

    May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Pizza and Disco Dancing!

    May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
  3. Juilliard at the Piccola Accademia 2018

    June 23 - June 30

Montisi News

  • Opening Il Rondo!
    We are delighted to have been at the opening of Osteria Il Rondo on Thursday. Open daily for food and drinks this will be a welcome addition to the […]
  • New rules regarding the imposition of a tourist tax in the Comune of Montalcino
    With effect from April 1 new rules have been introduced in the Comune of Montalcino which now includes Montisi. From that date a tourist tax will be […]
  • Il RondoOpening Il Rondo!
    ‘Il Rondo’ is re-opening on Thursday March 29th! We are all very excited to celebrate the re-opening of Il Rondo at 6pm. Serving drinks […]

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