Below you will find information and links to some of the popular festivals in Italy. When passing through any of these regions, allow a few days to imemrse yourself in the festivties, cuisine and culture of the region.
The Palio Rating: 6 All you need to know to understand and appreciate the Palio.
February - the Carnival of Ronciglione Rating: 6 Carnival is the greatest event in winter time. Bands, Hussars, Masks, Red Noses, Stilts follow one another in a magic atmosphere from Fat Thursday to Ash Wednesday. It is still today the most important cultural show in Ronciglione.
Miracle of San Gennaro - Naples - September 19th Rating: 6 Neapolitans gather at the Treasure Chapel each September 19 and on the first Saturday in May to witness the dried blood of San Gennaro (their patron saint) liquefy once more . . .
Sant'Ambrogio - Milan - December 7th Rating: 3.5 Even Milan, the business heart of Italy, stops work for a day. We discover the street markets, traditions and churches dedicated to Milan's patron saint - Sant'Ambrogio
Festivals in Italy Rating: 5.8 Search by subject, month and place. A useful tool for both exhibitors in and visitors to Italy's trade shows.