May in Tuscany is a month full of events. The big cities shine in the sun and the pleasant temperatures make your holiday even more unforgettable. The small villages are teeming with walks on nature trails and historical re-enactments, without forgetting the most interesting sporting events.
Between 12 and 19 May, at the Santa Croce Tennis Club, just a stone’s throw from CasaLina, the 40th INTERNATIONAL SANTA CROCE TOURNAMENT will take place (see details http://www.tcsantacroce.com/), a great sporting event that attracts young tennis players from all over the world, stars still budding, but destined for a great future. From our Tennis Club all the greatest tennis players in history have passed, practically an obligatory step in the career of a professional tennis player.
On 20 May the Palio delle Contrade will be held in Fucecchio (see details http://www.paliodifucecchio.it/). Just one kilometer from CasaLina, the trumpets and the drums re-echo, introducing skilled flag-wavers and bringing us back in time. The whole month will be dedicated to the various stages of the Palio up to the final evening where the horses of each district will compete on the sand track specially created for this event.
And for those looking for the peace of a place surrounded by nature, but still out of the ordinary, we can not forget the excursions in the small boat and the birdwatching of the Padule di Fucecchio, the pride of our area together with our woods of the rich Cerbaie of lush vegetation and unexpected paths (https://www.facebook.com/paduledifucecchio/).