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What To Do The 1st May 2017 In Umbria

What to do the 1st May 2017 in Umbria

Castiglione del Lago, Gualdo Tadino, Spoleto, Montecastrilli, Sellano, Orvieto, Bastia Umbra from 04/22/2017 to 05/01/2017
Type of event:
  • Art and Culture
  • Food, wine and festivals
  • Religious festivals
  • Meetings and conferences
  • Markets and fairs
  • Exhibit
  • Music


The long weekend of 1° May is coming and we want to suggest you many special events in Umbria!

In this 2017 we will have a long weekend for the 1° May: the traditional Workers Day will be on Monday and there will be many events and manifestations all over the region.

Discover with us the events of our region... among our suggestions, you will find the perfect one for you to spend a beautiful and relaxing 1° May in Umbria.

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Special Events

Castiglione del Lago (Pg) - "Color the Skies"
From 28th April to 1° May
This is the only event that can transform the sky in a myriad of bright colors, with thousands of kites that soar in flight for the manifestation "Color the Skies" at its 26th edition. Exhibits, meetings, workshops and markets are in program. Anyway, the protagonists are the kites of the most different colours and forms and theirs flights. Spend a special day with your family and in the nature, dedicated to joy and fun for old and young.

Discover more about it in our page about the 2017 edition


San Pellegrino (Pg) - 1012° Feast of May of Saint Pellegrino
From 22th to 25th April and from 28th April to 1° May
A really ancient feast there will be in San Pellegrino, small town near to Gualdo Tadino. As every year, the town wants to celebrate a dramatic fact about their saint and its poplar stick, miraculously bloomed. The habitants of the town break down the largest poplar of the area, and they transport it in the center. Then, they lift it during the ceremonial of the so-called "raised". It is a delicate and emotional moment where, with a total silence, the poplar will be raised with an accurate scales and chords game. Fireworks and "Raised of May" are planned on Sunday 30th April, while every day there will be events and gastronomic stands.

For all the information about the program, visit the official site of the event

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Feasts & Gastronomy in Umbria


Montecastrilli - Feast of Chianina and "Suino Umbria"
From 20th April to 1° May
This important event, dedicated to the promotion of the typical regional products and in particular to the promotion of the quality of chianina and suino meat of Umbria,  will be joined to the events of the 62th edition of the historical Feast of Tractor. Stands, music, entertainment and special events as the Exhibition of Rural Life, the "Carrette Race" of Sunday 30th April or the motorcycle rally of Monday 1° May. Without missing the gastronomy: among the specialities served in the local tavern, you will taste carpaccio of chianina, gnocchi with sauce of meat, tagliata of chianina with arugula and Parmesan... Enjoy your meal!


Sellano (Pg) - Festival of Forgotten Herbs
1° May
A special day at the Vigi Lake of Sellano, dedicated to the promotion of the herbs and their applications, from the Middle Ages to the present day. There will be a conference in the morning about the use of the herbs, among legends, history and science. At 12:30 am there will be a tasting of typical dishes of the local tradition. Come to discover the particular recipes based on nettles, mallow, lupari, wild salads, tarasacco, mastrici ...


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Art & Sport

Umbriafiere Bastia Umbra - XLV National Exhibit of Antiques of Assisi
22th April - 1° May
"Assisi Antiques" is coming back at the exhibition spaces of Umbriafiere in Bastia Umbra. It is a traditional appointment for all lovers of ancient art. The exhibit area will be transformed in a real art gallery, with thousand of rare and precious objects, with their history and their charme, selected by a committee of art experts.

For more informations and for the opening hours, visit the official site


Montefranco - In Forra with Love
29th April - 1° May
A special manifestation organized in Montefranco, in the heart of the Nera Valley, dedicated to the sport: rafting, canyoning, ciclying, trekking but also gastronomy, music and entertainment. An occasion not to be missed to approach these activities! There will be a Descent of Marmore Falls on Saturday 29th April and "My first Forra", a descent organized on Sunday 30th April for newbies. On Monday 1st May, in addiction, space to the bicycles with the tour organized by GZM MTB and to trekking at the archeological site of Montemoro.

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