Spend the long weekend of 2nd June 2017 in Umbria, give yourself a wonderful holiday!
Summer is coming, the long and sunny days of June are perfect to discover the region with walking, hiking and tours around it ...
In this period Umbria is full of parfums and colors that explode in all their beauty, expecially in Castelluccio di Norcia plain. The famous "Flowering" ("Fiorita") of Castelluccio is in fact a triumph of joyful and amazing shades, an experience to live in direct contact with the most unspoiled nature. After the difficulties because of the earthquakes of last year, local citizens and farmers have working hard to give us again the Flowering of the plain.
Offer your contribute to the rebirth of this area: come here to admire Castelluccio and its plain, an indescribable feeling in words, that fills the eyes and the heart.
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Nature, but also events and festivals!
If you are planning to spend the 2nd June in Umbria, here you can find our best suggestions about the events that will animate the territory during this long weekend.
PALIO DI PRIMAVERA - GUALDO TADINO
1st AND 2nd JUNE
The Spring Edition dedicated to children is coming! The little "portaioli" will compete in Cart Race with donkeys, shooting with slingers, archery and Race without saddle. In addiction, historical parade through the streets of the town, opening of the typical taverns with "historical menu", opening of the local museums and much more!
LITTLE "CERI" FEAST - GUBBIO
What about reliving the "Ceri Feast" of Gubbio in a smaller version?! Here it is a day designed to retrace the events and appointments of the famous festival, adapted specifically for the participation of children!
The wake-up call for the drummers in parade, the "Alzata dei Ceri" in the main square, the Race with the same path that from the streets of Gubbio reaches the St. Ubaldo Basilica on Mount Igino.
One more reason to visit the magnificent Gubbio, among the most charming Umbrian town!
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FEAST OF PALOMBELLA AND FLOWERING ORVIETO - ORVIETO
FROM 1st TO 4th JUNE
These first days of June are a special moment to visit Orvieto: you will find there the ancient Feast of Palombella. During it, you can admire the symbolic flight of a dove, that revokes the Holy Faith, in the unique frame of the square and the parvis of the famous Cathedral. There will be also many historical reenactments, as the wonderful Parade of Ladies along the streets of the city center, the Tourney of Balestrieri with a show of local sbandieratori e falconieri, the Game of Palombella among the four districts of Orvieto. In addiction, there will be also the manifestation "Flowering Orvieto" and the city, its squares, terraces or shops will be full of flowers.
For more informations, look at our article about the 2017 edition
GOOD MORNING CERAMICS - DERUTA, GUALDO TADINO, GUBBIO, ORVIETO
FROM 2th TO 4th JUNE
For these edition there will be 4 Umbrian city that are participing in "Good Morning Ceramics": Deruta, obviously, the undisputed homeland of ceramics, but also Gualdo Tadino, Gubbio and Orvieto. Three days of clay, art and crafts with many events and initiatives to know more about this ancient and fascinating world, with special openings of shops, museums, studios and ateliers. A large community of artists and artisans, a mosaic of shapes and glazes in which you will be personally involved thanks to the planned workshops.
To look at the program, visit the official website of the event
DAYS OF ROSES - SPELLO
FROM 2th TO 4th JUNE
An event entirely dedicated to the rose, queen of flowers and protagonist in culture, art and craft. Stands of flowers, patio fornitures, green crafts, market-show about rose in all its forms... This and more, in the wonderful setting of the historic garden of Villa Fidelia in Spello. A special opportunity to spend a different day and to visit one of the most evocative village in Umbria.
More informations about the program at the facebook page
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Of course there will be also events dedicated to food & wines, always excellences of many festivals and events in Umbria!
ASSISI FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL - ASSISI (PG)
FROM 1st TO 4th JUNE
The best of cuisine served on 2, 3 or 4 wheels, with the colorful trucks that come from all over Italy and not only! "Food Trucks" will offer delicious recipes, from the typical regional ones to the real gourmet courses, until international dishes, with many sweet and salt specialities, in addition to "Gluten Free" dishes. All of this, enriched by artistic performances, live music, tasting and events dedicated to children also with a news of this 2017 edition: a special fun area!
To know more about the event, visit the official site
SAGRA DELL'ACCIACCATA - FORNOLE (TR)
WAITING FOR OFFICIAL DATES
42° edition of this festival, in the small village of Fornole, close to Amelia. Queen of the event is the "acciaccata", this focaccia with a dough mixture similar to bread, which is leavend and bake in the oven before being served with local meats and a good glass of wine. Enjoy your meal!
SAGRA DEL PICCIONE IN CARROZZA - S. FORTUNATO DELLA COLLINA (PG)
FROM 2nd TO 11th JUNE
The village of S. Fortunato della Collina will be animate by the events scheduled for this festival, where "pigeons" are the main meal. It includes performances, music, entertainments for young and old, and of course the typical taverns where you can taste the best Umbrian cuisine! Two different menus can be tasted: one exclusively dedicated to the typical Umbrian specialties, and the other one dedicated to grilled meat lovers as chianina meat and sausages.