Many people will agree that autumn is the best time to visit Tuscany. The school holiday tourists have gone home, and the searing hot days become milder. As the weather cools off, the colors of autumn awaken, the grape leaves turn gold, then russet, and the countryside becomes a photographer's dream.
Mid-September into early October is a fantastic time to explore the region. The days are warm and the nights are cool. Every town seems to have a harvest festival, and there is great celebration in the air. There are opportunities to go truffle and mushroom hunting and the food as you might expect is fantastic. And of course you must try a truffle or porcini mushroom pasta in Tuscany as they are incredible!
September is the month of the grape harvest and of the many celebrations dedicated to it. La Vendemmia. In some southern areas, grapes are ready for harvesting in August, and towards the more Northern regions, it can take up until November for the grapes to be ready. Basically comes down to ripening of the grape, it must have the right level of sweetness. In Tuscany, the grape harvest happens in September, and is therefore big on the agenda for a region to which wine is very important.
You will hear many different opinions on when is the best time and season to travel to Tuscany, discover and taste Tuscan wines and incredible food, and celebrate the wonderful festivals. To many who travel to Italy, autumn sounds like the best time to do so. The season signifies the Italian lifestyle in Italy so well. Great food, fine wine, with good company enjoyed and celebrated together.
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