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Befana 2019 in Tuscany

6 events not to be missed

A list of the funniest events organized in Tuscany on the occasion of the epiphany that all parties take away!

 

  • Pistoia, on 6 January, from 16 in piazza del duomo, la Befana comes down from the Bell Tower event organized by the National Association of fire service section of Pistoia
    collaboration with the fire brigade command

 

  • In Florence many events involve young and old on the feast of the epiphany: distribution of chestnuts and typical sweets, parade in Renaissance costumes, the famous "Cavalcata dei Re Magi" and the parade of the Republic Fiorentina

 

  • Still in Florence a tradition is represented by the "Christmas Train". An old steam locomotive pull several carriages and the classic ring route traveling from Florence, Pontassieve, San Piero a Sieve, money and return to Florence.

 

  • In Grosseto Epiphany is celebrated with the arrival of the Befana in different parts of the city: the Befana by bike with her assistants cyclists will distribute socks for kids.

 

  • In Lunigiana on 6 January 2019 will host the fourth edition of "cloudy with a chance of Witches".  At Grotte di Equi Terme, Befana will come down riding his broom from a height of 30 metres.

 

  • In Garfagnana, in the historic centre of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, held at 15:00, the flight of the Epiphany from the Bell Tower of the Cathedral, and from there will travel kids in house where they will be distributed sweets to all the children.