The hill-top town of Cortona, in Tuscany, hosts the annual Tuscan Sun Festival from July 30 through August 7.
Tuscan Sun Festival is one of major cultural events in Europe.
It features classical music, art exhibitions and many other art events drawing some of the world’s finest musicians, authors, artists, critics, and historians.
Also, with the festival offering a number of art events exploring the five senses, food and wine tastings are a natural addition to the Tuscan Sun Festival schedule.
Cortona, located close to major wine growing zones, is a delightful historic town with roots in the Etrurian times. A trip there is worth regardless of festival.
When: July 30 through August 7, 2011 (annual)
Where: Cortona (Tuscany).