Viareggio's annual moment of glory lasts four weeks in February to early March when the city goes wild during Carnevale – a festival of floats, many featuring giant satirical effigies of political and other topical …
Going strong for at least three decades, Pistoia's annual blues festival lures big names. BB King, Miles Davis, Sting and Santana have all taken to the stage here – an electrical fresco affair that packs out Piazza …
The night before the day of Pisa's patron saint is magical: thousands upon thousands of candles and blazing torches light up the river and riverbanks while fireworks bedazzle the night sky.
The four historical maritime rivals – Pisa, Venice, Amalfi and Genoa – take turns to host this historic regatta. The regatta sailed into Pisa in 2017 and will do so again in 2021.
Translated as Joust of the Bear, this event sees medieval jousting and other equestrian pranks fill Piazza del Duomo during Pistoia's celebration of its patron saint San Giacomo.
During Gioco del Ponte (Game of the Bridge), two teams in medieval costume battle it out over the Ponte di Mezzo.
The Arno comes to life with a rowing regatta to commemorate the city's patron saint.
This month-long festival brings rock and pop stars to Lucca.