Perhaps many people do not know that Terricciola, as well as for its wine, is also famous for another product: the Strawberry!
Every year, in May, takes place the Strawberry Festival of Terricciola: an event very famous throughout Tuscany and that attracts a lot of people!
The event is dedicated to all ruddy and juicy seasonal fruit, eaten fresh or as a delicious ingredient of creative dishes and savory, such as risotto with strawberries.
For those who love good food and want to spend a spring day outdoors, the Strawberry Festival is the most suitable occasion. In addition to strawberries, on sale at the booths set up for the festival, you can taste the wine from local producers to be matched to the typical dishes of Tuscan cooking of the food stand. Soup, grilled meat, white beans, sweet strawberry: these are just some of the proposals of the festival. To these will be added to the delicious pizzas, cooked in a wood oven dell’Angolo Pizzeria open every Saturday and Sunday from 21.00 .
In addition to the pleasures of the table, tourists and visitors will appreciate the beauty of the landscape of the Era, in which is inserted the ancient village of Terricciola. Among the green of olive groves and vineyards of the Pisan hills stands the bell tower of the church, which today attracts attention as it once did the towers that dotted the area. From the Latin “Turris” is derived the name Terricciola, which testifies to the presence of the defense structures in medieval times. The territory, subject to the bishop of Volterra, was long fought between Pisa and Florence, as noted by the arms of the cross country half and half lily.
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