Festa dei Ceri, manifestazione dalle tradizioni secolari che si svolge ogni anno il15 Maggio, all’interno della quale ha luogo la famosissima Corsa dei Ceri. I Ceri sono tre grandissime strutture di legno del peso di circa quattro quitali ognuno, sormontate dalle statue di Sant’Ubaldo per il Cero dei Muratori, San Giorgio per il Cero degli Artigiani e dei Commercianti e Sant’Antonio per il Cero dei Contadini. Essi vengono portati a spalla lungo le caratteristiche vie del centro storico sino alla vetta del monte Ingino, dove sorge la basilica del patrono Sant’Ubaldo cui la Festa dei Ceri è dedicata. I partecipanti alla corsa, i“Ceraioli”, sono impegnati in una corsa sfrenata, e sono seguiti da una folla immensa che partecipa con entusiasmo e pervasa da profonde emozioni.

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L’atmosfera in città è meravigliosa e suggestiva. La popolazione del luogo vive e sente intensamente questa festività e chi turista, ha la fortuna di visitare Gubbio in questa occasione, non potrà che sentire tutto il calore e l’emozione di questa esperienza, di cui porterà a casa un ricordo unico e speciale.

Ecco alcune notizie utili per il turista:

Per vivere nel dettaglio la Corsa è possibile scaricare la mappa con il percorso dei Ceri durante la Corsa oppure assistere alla manifestazione attraverso un maxischermo collocato in città, installato in Piazza 40 Martiri.

E’ bene non intralciare per nessun motivo il percorso durante la Corsa perché i Ceri non si fermano; è opportuno stare a debita distanza e tenere sempre vicino a sé i bambini e non portarli nella folla; è necessario munirsi di abbigliamento comodo e pratico ed in caso di pioggia è meglio non portare ombrelli.

La festa inizia molto presto, alle 5:30 del mattino e si protrae fino alle 20:30, questo il Programma della Festa dei Ceri 2015:

ore 5.30 I tamburi percorrono le vie del centro storico per dare la sveglia ai protagonisti della Corsa: ai Capitani e i Capodieci dei Ceri

ore 6.00 Il Campanone suona la sveglia per tutta la città; nel frattempo ai tamburini si uniscono i Capodieci, i Capocetta e i Capitani.

Ore 7.00 Tutte le gerarchie ceraiole in corteo raggiungono il Cimitero in memoria dei Ceraioli defunti
ore 9.00 ha inizio il Corteo dei “Santi”
ore 10.00 Raduno dei Ceraioli a Borgo S. Lucia e consegna del “Mazzolino dei Fiori” e sfilata dei Ceraioli per le Vie della Città fino a Piazza Grande
ore 11.30 “Alzata dei Ceri” a Piazza Grande
ore 17.00 Processione con la reliquia di S. Ubaldo
ore 18.00 Corsa dei Ceri
ore 20.00 Arrivo alla Basilica di S. Ubaldo
ore 20.30 Processione dei Santi.

Quando si sente il grido “Via ch’eccoli” significa che i Ceri stanno arrivando….!

La Domenica successiva al 15 Maggio si svolge a Gubbio, la Festa dei Ceri Mezzani, svolta dai ragazzi tra i 15 e i 20 anni, il 2 Giugno invece la Festa dei Ceri Piccoli!

>>Se hai deciso di partecipare alla Festa dei Ceri 2015, ti consigliamo di contattare ora i migliori hotel Gubbio e dintorni >> clicca questo link.

 

 

Festa dei Ceri, event centuries of tradition that takes place every year on May 15 in which occurs the famous Corsa dei Ceri. The candles are three enormous wooden structures weighing about four quitali each, surmounted by statues of St. Ubaldo to the Cero of Muratori, San Giorgio for Cero Craftsmen and Merchants and Anthony for Cero Peasants. They are shoulder-carried along the streets of the old town to the summit of Mount Ingino, where the Basilica of the Patron Saint Ubaldo which the religious festival is dedicated. The participants in the race, the “Ceraioli”, are engaged in a wild ride, and are followed by an immense crowd that participates enthusiastically and pervaded by deep emotions.

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The atmosphere in the city is wonderful and evocative. The local population lives and feels intensely this festival and tourist who has the good fortune to visit Gubbio on this occasion, can only feel the warmth and excitement of this experience, which will take home a unique souvenir and special.

Here are some useful information for tourists:

To live in the Corsa detail you can download the map with the route during the Corsa dei Ceri, or attend the event through a giant screen placed in the city, installed in 40 Martyrs Square.

It ‘good to not obstruct the path for any reason during the race because Ceri do not stop; should stand at a safe distance and always keep close to him and the kids do not get them in the crowd; is necessary to have comfortable clothing and practical and when it rains it is better not to bring umbrellas.

The party starts very early, at 5:30 am and lasts until 20:30, this is the program of the religious festival 2015:

5.30 The drums through the streets of the historic center to give the alarm to the protagonists of the race: the Captains and Capodieci Ceri

6.00 The Campanone sounds the alarm for the whole city; Meanwhile the drummers join the Capodieci, the Capocetta and Captains.

7.00 All hierarchies ceraioli in procession reached the cemetery in memory of the deceased Ceraioli
9.00 am begins the parade of “Saints”
10.00 Gathering of Ceraioli in Borgo S. Lucia and delivery of the “Bouquet of Flowers” and parade Ceraioli for Streets of the City to Piazza Grande
11.30 “lift the Candles” Piazza Grande
17.00 Procession with the relic of St. Ubaldo
18.00 Race of the Candles
20.00 Arrival at the Basilica of St. Ubaldo
20.30 Procession of the Saints.

When you hear the cry “Via ch’eccoli” means that Ceri are coming ….!

The Sunday after May 15 will be held in Gubbio, the Festa dei Ceri Mezzani, played by boys between 15 and 20 years, June 2 instead the Festa dei Ceri Piccoli!

 If you have decided to participate in the religious festival in 2015, you should contact now best hotel Gubbio and surroundings … click this link.

 

 

Festa dei Ceri, event centuries of tradition that takes place every year on May 15 in which occurs the famous Corsa dei Ceri. The candles are three enormous wooden structures weighing about four quitali each, surmounted by statues of St. Ubaldo to the Cero of Muratori, San Giorgio for Cero Craftsmen and Merchants and Anthony for Cero Peasants. They are shoulder-carried along the streets of the old town to the summit of Mount Ingino, where the Basilica of the Patron Saint Ubaldo which the religious festival is dedicated. The participants in the race, the “Ceraioli”, are engaged in a wild ride, and are followed by an immense crowd that participates enthusiastically and pervaded by deep emotions.

Want to visit the famous religious festival? Check it out now of the best houses of Gubbio.

The atmosphere in the city is wonderful and evocative. The local population lives and feels intensely this festival and tourist who has the good fortune to visit Gubbio on this occasion, can only feel the warmth and excitement of this experience, which will take home a unique souvenir and special.

Here are some useful information for tourists:

To live in the Corsa detail you can download the map with the route during the Corsa dei Ceri, or attend the event through a giant screen placed in the city, installed in 40 Martyrs Square.

It ‘good to not obstruct the path for any reason during the race because Ceri do not stop; should stand at a safe distance and always keep close to him and the kids do not get them in the crowd; is necessary to have comfortable clothing and practical and when it rains it is better not to bring umbrellas.

The party starts very early, at 5:30 am and lasts until 20:30, this is the program of the religious festival 2015:

5.30 The drums through the streets of the historic center to give the alarm to the protagonists of the race: the Captains and Capodieci Ceri

6.00 The Campanone sounds the alarm for the whole city; Meanwhile the drummers join the Capodieci, the Capocetta and Captains.

7.00 All hierarchies ceraioli in procession reached the cemetery in memory of the deceased Ceraioli
9.00 am begins the parade of “Saints”
10.00 Gathering of Ceraioli in Borgo S. Lucia and delivery of the “Bouquet of Flowers” and parade Ceraioli for Streets of the City to Piazza Grande
11.30 “lift the Candles” Piazza Grande
17.00 Procession with the relic of St. Ubaldo
18.00 Race of the Candles
20.00 Arrival at the Basilica of St. Ubaldo
20.30 Procession of the Saints.

When you hear the cry “Via ch’eccoli” means that Ceri are coming ….!

The Sunday after May 15 will be held in Gubbio, the Festa dei Ceri Mezzani, played by boys between 15 and 20 years, June 2 instead the Festa dei Ceri Piccoli!

 If you have decided to participate in the religious festival in 2015, you should contact now best hotel Gubbio and surroundings … click this link.

 

 

 

 

 

Festa dei Ceri, event centuries of tradition that takes place every year on May 15 in which occurs the famous Corsa dei Ceri. The candles are three enormous wooden structures weighing about four quitali each, surmounted by statues of St. Ubaldo to the Cero of Muratori, San Giorgio for Cero Craftsmen and Merchants and Anthony for Cero Peasants. They are shoulder-carried along the streets of the old town to the summit of Mount Ingino, where the Basilica of the Patron Saint Ubaldo which the religious festival is dedicated. The participants in the race, the “Ceraioli”, are engaged in a wild ride, and are followed by an immense crowd that participates enthusiastically and pervaded by deep emotions.

Want to visit the famous religious festival? Check it out now of the best houses of Gubbio.

The atmosphere in the city is wonderful and evocative. The local population lives and feels intensely this festival and tourist who has the good fortune to visit Gubbio on this occasion, can only feel the warmth and excitement of this experience, which will take home a unique souvenir and special.

Here are some useful information for tourists:

To live in the Corsa detail you can download the map with the route during the Corsa dei Ceri, or attend the event through a giant screen placed in the city, installed in 40 Martyrs Square.

It ‘good to not obstruct the path for any reason during the race because Ceri do not stop; should stand at a safe distance and always keep close to him and the kids do not get them in the crowd; is necessary to have comfortable clothing and practical and when it rains it is better not to bring umbrellas.

The party starts very early, at 5:30 am and lasts until 20:30, this is the program of the religious festival 2015:

5.30 The drums through the streets of the historic center to give the alarm to the protagonists of the race: the Captains and Capodieci Ceri

6.00 The Campanone sounds the alarm for the whole city; Meanwhile the drummers join the Capodieci, the Capocetta and Captains.

7.00 All hierarchies ceraioli in procession reached the cemetery in memory of the deceased Ceraioli
9.00 am begins the parade of “Saints”
10.00 Gathering of Ceraioli in Borgo S. Lucia and delivery of the “Bouquet of Flowers” and parade Ceraioli for Streets of the City to Piazza Grande
11.30 “lift the Candles” Piazza Grande
17.00 Procession with the relic of St. Ubaldo
18.00 Race of the Candles
20.00 Arrival at the Basilica of St. Ubaldo
20.30 Procession of the Saints.

When you hear the cry “Via ch’eccoli” means that Ceri are coming ….!

The Sunday after May 15 will be held in Gubbio, the Festa dei Ceri Mezzani, played by boys between 15 and 20 years, June 2 instead the Festa dei Ceri Piccoli!

 If you have decided to participate in the religious festival in 2015, you should contact now best hotel Gubbio and surroundings … click this link.

 

 

 

 

 

Festa dei Ceri, event centuries of tradition that takes place every year on May 15 in which occurs the famous Corsa dei Ceri. The candles are three enormous wooden structures weighing about four quitali each, surmounted by statues of St. Ubaldo to the Cero of Muratori, San Giorgio for Cero Craftsmen and Merchants and Anthony for Cero Peasants. They are shoulder-carried along the streets of the old town to the summit of Mount Ingino, where the Basilica of the Patron Saint Ubaldo which the religious festival is dedicated. The participants in the race, the “Ceraioli”, are engaged in a wild ride, and are followed by an immense crowd that participates enthusiastically and pervaded by deep emotions.

Want to visit the famous religious festival? Check it out now of the best houses of Gubbio.

The atmosphere in the city is wonderful and evocative. The local population lives and feels intensely this festival and tourist who has the good fortune to visit Gubbio on this occasion, can only feel the warmth and excitement of this experience, which will take home a unique souvenir and special.

Here are some useful information for tourists:

To live in the Corsa detail you can download the map with the route during the Corsa dei Ceri, or attend the event through a giant screen placed in the city, installed in 40 Martyrs Square.

It ‘good to not obstruct the path for any reason during the race because Ceri do not stop; should stand at a safe distance and always keep close to him and the kids do not get them in the crowd; is necessary to have comfortable clothing and practical and when it rains it is better not to bring umbrellas.

The party starts very early, at 5:30 am and lasts until 20:30, this is the program of the religious festival 2015:

5.30 The drums through the streets of the historic center to give the alarm to the protagonists of the race: the Captains and Capodieci Ceri

6.00 The Campanone sounds the alarm for the whole city; Meanwhile the drummers join the Capodieci, the Capocetta and Captains.

7.00 All hierarchies ceraioli in procession reached the cemetery in memory of the deceased Ceraioli
9.00 am begins the parade of “Saints”
10.00 Gathering of Ceraioli in Borgo S. Lucia and delivery of the “Bouquet of Flowers” and parade Ceraioli for Streets of the City to Piazza Grande
11.30 “lift the Candles” Piazza Grande
17.00 Procession with the relic of St. Ubaldo
18.00 Race of the Candles
20.00 Arrival at the Basilica of St. Ubaldo
20.30 Procession of the Saints.

When you hear the cry “Via ch’eccoli” means that Ceri are coming ….!

The Sunday after May 15 will be held in Gubbio, the Festa dei Ceri Mezzani, played by boys between 15 and 20 years, June 2 instead the Festa dei Ceri Piccoli!

 If you have decided to participate in the religious festival in 2015, you should contact now best hotel Gubbio and surroundings … click this link.