August in Garfagnana & the Serchio Valley

August in Garfagnana & the Serchio Valley

Many are the events in the Garfagnana and Serchio Valley this August!

Below is a part of the calendar:


July 27 – August 16 – Barga (Stadium)

Fish & Chips Fest

The fest celebrates the bond that Barga and Scotland share thanks to the many Italians living abroad and the many that have returned to their native land.


August 9-19; 24-26 – Castelnuovo di Garfagnana

Commerce Week

Music, culture, art, food & wine, and much more. There is something for everyone!


August 11-12-14-15 – Trassilico (Gallicano)

Pane e Biroldo 

Craft market, local products, food & wine tour with Garfagnana specialties, visits to the Rocca and street performers.

From 7.30 pm


August 17-19 and 23-26; August 31 and September 1 – Pieve Fosciana

Steak Festival

At the sports facilities, grilled meats, first course dishes, live music, from 7 pm. 


August 18 and 19 – Careggine

Alpi Apuane Celebration – Nature's great spectacle

Markets with crafts and local produce. Performances at the foot of Mount Sumbra. Guided high altitudine excursion.


August 18 and 19 – San Pietro in Campo (Barga)

Pork Festival

The Pork Fest is back at San Pietro in Campo with genuine, local products and many, locally sourced, pork meat dishes. Outdoor dancing!


August 18 – Riana (Fosciandora)

Flavors and Wine Glasses Under the Stars

A wine tasting promenade with excellent wines from 7.30 pm.


August 25 – Gragnana (Piazza al Serchio)

Potato Festival

The festivities begin at 7pm with a food & wine itinerary in the charming village. Every courtyard will present local products that you may savor and enjoy. From 11pm, Dj Donal Savage will keep you dancing in the piazza.