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Festivals and Traditional Events in Italy

Italy: Festivals - The Blood Miracle of St. Januarius

Festivals and Traditional Events in Italy will last all year long.
You will find that no matter the time of year you visit Italy there is at least one or more festivals and events going on. It will depend on the area of Italy you are visiting as to the festivals, but most of the larger cities such as Venice offer the Carnival in May, and then there is the Florence Festival of Crickets.
Some of the festivals of Italy offer a religious background while others simply deal in races.

Carnival of Venice

Italy: Festivals - Carnival of Venice

The Carnival of Venice Italy is perhaps the widest celebrated tradition in the entire country.
People come not only from all over Italy, but also all over Europe to experience the ...
Carnival of Venice

F1 Monza Grand Prix

Italy: Festivals - F1 Monza Grand Prix

If you are traveling to Italy during the month of September you may be interested in the annual event of the F1 Monza Grand Prix.
Every year in Italy race car drivers from around ...
F1 Monza Grand Prix

Giro d’Italia

Italy: Festivals - Giro d’Italia

The Giro d’Italia is an annual cycling race that occurs across Italy.
You will find that the event is usually extremely popular for tourists as well as reporters of Italy and ...
Giro d’Italia

The Blood Miracle of St. Januarius

Italy: Festivals - The Blood Miracle of St. Januarius

Italy in 305 experienced the beheading of the bishop of Benevento.
The bishop was St. Januarius or St. Gennaro depending on who you speak with about this traditional festival in ...
The Blood Miracle of St. Januarius

The Festival of the Cricket

Italy has a few very interesting festivals and events.
Some of these Italy events are more popular than others or perhaps just odder.
You will find that Ascension Day is ...
The Festival of the Cricket