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Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September (from 10.30am to 7.30pm) Strana.mente events presents “Artigiani a Villa del Cigliano”, in the splendid setting of the Villa del Cigliano in San Casciano Val di Pesa.

About sixty selected artisans from all over Italy will exhibit their beautiful creations in the Baroque garden, around the large stone tub, in the lemon tree house and inside the rooms of the villa, open to the public for the occasion.

A weekend dedicated to high-quality shopping with a range of Tuscan and Italian artisans showcasing their works: bijoux and jewellery, clothing and accessories, perfumes and cosmetics, refined home decorations, furnishings and top-quality food and wine.

Various events will enliven the weekend: a painting exhibition “Retrospettiva” curated by Rita Pedullà will be set up in the beautiful inner courtyard of the villa.

Guided visits to the historical parts of the villa will be organised, and in the park in front of the villa, you’ll find an area dedicated to wellness, with shiatsu massages by “Massage in Chianti”.

On Saturday 28th, at 4.30pm, concert by the Corpo Musicale Oreste Carlini from San Casciano. On Sunday 29th at 4.30pm fashion show of the Ateliers which participate in the exhibition.

In the afternoon there will be various activities for the little ones: beehives decoration and beeswax candle making by Apicoltura biologica Fiordafiore.

Basket making workshops by Giovanni Ursi. “Story Time English Labs” for kids by Debora Chellini. Learn about falconry: laboratory for children and adults on Sunday afternoon.

The Associazione Voa Voa! Amici di Sofia non-profit organisation will be a guest at the event. Over the weekend it will be possible to buy wine bottles from the Cigliano estate, whose proceeds will be donated to the Fondazione File.

The beautiful grounds of the villa will give visitors the chance to relax and enjoy the event. For the entire duration of the event various food trucks – in the Food Area – will delight your palate from breakfast to lunch until the evening aperitif. Free admission.

From the Bardella industrial area (where there is ample parking) visitors will find a shuttle bus that will provide transport to and from the Villa.

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