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Mercatino di VicchioTrade and agricultural fairs
A variety of traditional fairs and markets marks the changing seasons in the Mugello area, selling the local agricultural produce and crafts typical of that time of the year and displaying anything from the milk and meat cattle breeds to the sheep and their excellent pecorino cheese, from the celebrated PGI Mugello chestnut and white truffle to the Scarpetria knives and Firenzuola hand-carved stone items...

Antiques, crafts and second-hand market
Dicomano, all year, 3rd Sunday of each month

Exhibition and sale of crafts, second hand, antique and collector's items.

Mugello Savours and Colours
Vicchio di Mugello, March through September, 4th Sunday of each month

The arcades of piazza della Vittoria host all the genuine produce and typical food of the Mugello countryside as well as the best local handicrafts.

Wine and Food Festival
Scarperia, 1st weekend in April

The historic setting of the Vicari palace, hosts a lively market of local specialities from selected Mugello producers of dairy products, olive oil, wine, honey, wild berries and mushrooms, cured meats and salami, Tuscan bread and much more.

National exhibition of the Romagnola cattle breed
Piancaldoli (Firenzuola), last weekend in April

Interregional cattle fair of the Romagnola breed with gastronomic stalls and market of local agricultural produce.

Pratolino (Vaglia), last weekend in May

The Villa Demidoff park at Pratolino has been hosting for over a decade this festival celebrating the Florentine countryside and country living: agricultural, hunting and environmental organizations introduce themselves and their activities to the city crowds.

Mugello Agricultural Fair
Borgo San Lorenzo, 2nd week in June

Between Thursday and Sunday, the Foro Boario hosts a major agricultural fair and cattle market.

Cutting Blades Fair and Market
Scarperia, June to mid-September
Exhibition and sale of knives, cutlery, scissors, cutting blades, wrought iron.

Market of Apennine typical produce
Palazzuolo sul Senio, Sundays in June
Exhibition and sale of organic produce from the Mugello farms.

Trebbio little Fair
S. Piero a Sieve, 1st or 2nd weekend in July

The local gastronomy and crafts come on show in the charming setting of the historic gardens of the Trebbio Medici castle, where Giovanni dalle Bande Nere dwelled.

Vicchio in Fair: MAZE and Hot Fayre
Vicchio, about 10 days between late August and early September

M.A.Z.E. is a craft show where the Mugello and Sieve valley producers and artisans come to display and sell their leather and ceramic items, local food produce and much else. The 'Hot Fayre' includes a cattle, sheep and horse fair at Ponte a Vicchio and the Fair of the 4 A's (artisan crafts, agriculture, art and antiques) in Piazza della Vittoria at Vicchio.

From the Woods and the Stone
Firenzuola, 2nd and 3rd weekends in October

Mugello PGI chestnuts and related produce, handicraft market and grey sandstone handmade products.

White Truffle market
Borgo San Lorenzo, 3rd weekend in November

While Villa Pecori Giraldi hosts the Mugello White Truffle Trade Fair, the local restaurants join in the celebrations and offer heavenly tastings of truffle-based dishes.

Christmas Markets
Marradi, 1st and 2nd Sundays in December

The old town centre of Marradi decks itself out for the festive season and hosts a colourful Christmas market with stalls selling a variety of gifts, toys and Christmas decorations. A favourite with children is Santa's sledge driving visitors around the town.

Weekly markets in Mugello and surroundings

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Barberino di Mugello morning
Borgo San Lorenzo morning afternoon
Dicomano morning
Firenzuola all day
Londa morning
Marradi morning
Palazzuolo sul Senio morning
Pelago morning
Pontassieve morning
Reggello morning
Rufina afternoon
San Godenzo morning
San Piero a Sieve afternoon
Scarperia morning
Vaglia (loc. Bivigliano) morning
Vicchio di Mugello morning