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Main Events in Umbria

The most important events in Umbria with information and insights on the history, traditions and curiosities.

  1. festa s-rita-new
    Feast of St. Rita of Cascia, Ritiane Celebrations
    Feast of St. Rita of Cascia, Ritiane Celebrations - Every year from May 12th to 22nd
  2. Festa-dei-ceri-Gubbio
    Festa dei Ceri and Corsa dei Ceri
    May 15th is a date marked in red on the calendar of each 'eugubino', the inhabitants of Gubbio (PG). It is the day of the Festa dei Ceri.The origins of this feast has its roots in the centuries. Some scholars trace it back to pagan...
  3. Ponte 1° Maggio Umbria
    Long Weekend of May 1st in Umbria
    May 1st, Labour Day or Workers Day, is a celebration shared by many countries and was born as a celebration of the achievements by the workers through the exercise of their rights.In Italy, the festival falls a few days after the
  4. Cantamaggio Ternano
    Cantamaggio Ternano
    The "Cantamaggio" is a festival celebrating the return of spring and the waking up of nature from the winter sleep; The origins of the manifestation seems to legated to pagan and tribal rites linked to countryside practices that intended to celebrate the return of the good...
  5. Ponte 25 Aprile Umbria
    Long Weekend of April 25th in Umbria
    April 25, Anniversary of the Liberation of Italy also known as Liberation Day, is a celebration with a strong cultural and political connotation but it is also one of the first days of spring holidays where you can often take advantage of a few days of...
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    Easter in Umbria
    In a land that is synonymous with spirituality and ancient traditions, where the Easter rites are celebrated with intensity and participation, live Easter in Umbria is definitely an unforgettable experience!
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    The Infiorate of Spello
    Spello (PG) every year, to adorn the path of the procession of Corpus Christi, hosts the Infiorate of Spello. As the name indicates, are flowers arrangements made by real artists, represented figurations and ornamental liturgical...
  8. Corteo Corpus Domini Orvieto
    The Feast of Corpus Christi in Orvieto
    As every year on the Feast of Corpus Domini (Corpus Christi, Body of Christ, 2nd Sunday after Pentecost in Italy, 9th after Easter, ed), Orvieto relives the solemnity of the ceremony, both religious and purely popular. "To lead the dance" is the...
  9. Ponte 2 Giugno Umbria
    Long Weekend of June 2nd in Umbria
    After the Long Weekend of April 25th and May 1st the Long Weekend of June 2nd in Umbria concludes the cycle of the spring breaks, and served as prelude to the summer holidays. Usually at this time of the closeness of summer makes itself felt conceding warm temperatures and sunny days that are ideal for those who want to spend a few days away from home.
  10. Giostra-Quintana-Foligno
    Giostra della Quintana (Joust of the Quintana)
    Foligno (PG) annually hosts the Giostra della Quintana (Joust of the Quintana), annual historical event (revived in 1946 after a century break, ed) inspired by the medieval equestrian competition that will bring the city back to a time when...
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    La Fiorita: The Flowering of Castelluccio di Norcia
    Castelluccio di Norcia is a small town located in the Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini (Mount Sibillini National Park), at an altitude of 1452 meters and a few kilometers (about 28) from Norcia (PG), in...
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    Festival of the 2 Worlds, Spoleto Festival
    The Festival of the 2 Worlds in Spoleto (PG), also known as the Spoleto Festival and Spoleto Festival of the 2Worlds, is one of the oldest and most important festivals in Umbria, as well as a...
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    Mid-August Holidays Umbria
     Ever tried to spend the Mid-August holidays in Umbria? Green land, full of history and charm. And the Green Heart of Italy is the perfect...
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    Umbria Jazz
    {"translation":[{"lang":"it","content":"Il più grande e famoso festival dell'Umbria!Chi non conosce Umbria Jazz, una delle kermesse Jazz tra le più famose ed importanti d'Italia? 10 giorni del mese di Luglio dove...
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    Eurochocolate
    Eurochocolate is without doubt the most important event dedicated to chocolate of Umbria, if not of Italy. Takes place every year in October in Perugia.The...
  16. 1° Novembre Umbria
    All Saints' Day in Umbria
    The "long weekend of All Saints", "November 1st long weekend" or "Halloween holidays" are the first break, the first vacation from when you return to work after the summer holidays. To spend with your loved ones, full of fun and restful...
  17. Albero di Natale Gubbio
    Gubbio Christmas Tree, the biggest Christmas Tree in the world
    Gubbio (PG) and the Christmas are a marriage that lasts from 1981, since on the slopes of Mount Ingino the eugubini decided to "build", in honor of the Patron Saint Ubaldo, an over 650-meters high...
  18. Natale Perugia
    Christmas in Umbria
    The Umbria is one of the Italian regions by the oldest and most important historical, folk, religious and art tradition. Is no exception one of the most important holidays of the year, Christmas. Rewarding those who want to pass in an intimate, calm and cosy....
  19. Fuochi Artificio
    New Year's Day in Umbria
    Here, even the year 2014 is going to end and like every year we look around and ask ourselves, "where we will spend New Year's Eve 2015?"You are seeking peace, and you like to spend New Year's Eve away from everyone, with your loved ones...
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    I Primi d'Italia (The First Courses of Italy)
    I Primi d'Italia (The First Courses of Italy) is the first and only National Festival of First Courses. Pasta, rice, soups, gnocchi, polenta are the protagonists of the more appetizing culinary marathon of Italy. An event that...