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ITALY FESTIVALS & EVENTS
Italian festivals, carnivals and competitions are spectacular occasions! Festivals in Italy are so much fun – you can build your vacation around them. All Italians love to come together and celebrate their culture. Steeped in tradition, centuries-old festivities come alive all over Italy. You can attend amazing carnivals, grueling sporting competitions and see beautiful art. Surely, you will never forget the thrill of these festivals in Italy! The following amazing events are in order of calendar year.
This is a festival for the eyes not to be missed! Works of art, made with thousands of flowers, carpet the streets of many Italian cities. The best of these can be found in Noto, Genzano and Spello. Enjoy this explosion of color and art as a centuries-old tradition carries on. In 1625 the head florist of the Vatican, Bendetto Drei, created a mosaic of flowers for the basilica on the day of St. Peter and Paul. As a result of his creativity, this historic tradition flourishes and carries on.
99th Opera Festival 2024, Verona Arena Italy
Joust of the Saracen 2024
Battle of the Bridge Competition 2024
Siena Horse Race 2024
Medieval Festival Monteriggioni Italy 2024
Venice Film Festival 2024
So much to see and do! If you have the opportunity, try to visit some of the festivals and carnivals in Italy. You will make wonderful memories for years to come!