Garfagnana and the Serchio Valley: the events scheduled for June

Garfagnana and the Serchio Valley: the events scheduled for June

A new summer is just around the corner, and this year, too, the Serchio Valley comes to life with a colorful program of events. Here are some of the appointments for June.


June 11 

Garfagnana ‎wife carrying - Careggine

Second edition of the carry-your-wife-on-your-shoulders race (you can also carry your mother, sister, lover, grandmother, etc., etc.). A race for couples: the man has to carry the woman on his shoulders through a 150-meter obstacle course in the shortest time possible. First prize: 1095 bottles of Fonte Azzurrina brand water.

For race rules and information: +39 346 2719688;


From June 15 to 25

Il Pane e le Rose, ritmi e profumi d’estate (Bread and Roses, summer scents and rhythms) - Gallicano (sports facilities)

Every night from 7.30 pm, beer festival featuring typical cuisine, games and entertainment for the entire family. Concerts begin at 9.30 pm.


June 17

Notte Bianca (White Night) - Castelnuovo Garfagnana

The longest night returns. A container of shows, music, entertainment, games. Shops open until late. The celebration will continue the following day.


June 24

Serata romantica (Romantic Evening) – Barga, Castiglione di Garfagnana and Coreglia Antelminelli

An event organized in collaboration with the Associazione dei Borghi più Belli d’Italia (Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of Italy). Theme menus and shows in our most fascinating villages.


June 25

Motomessa (Holy Mass on motorcycles) - San Pellegrino in Alpe

Appointment and rendezvous at 9.30 am at the swimming pool facilities of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana. Departure at 10.30 am for San Pellegrino in Alpe. Holy Mass and Blessing of the motorcycles and then departure for lunch outdoors in Villa Collemandina (in Valligori).


In the photograph view of the cathedral of Barga