Don’t miss the International Nora Jazz Festival!

The International Nora Jazz Festival is back for it’s 8th Edition, “Women in Jazz”. This summer the International Nora Jazz Festival travels around the world. Now in its 8th year, the “queen” of Pula’s summer season will feature four international artists: from Italy, the pianistic inspiration of Rita Marcotulli; from Argentina, the sensual voice of Karen […]

Events: June 2017

Summer brings festivals and events galore to Italy this month. June plays host to medieval football breaking out in Florence, light and sound in Venice, film and arts in Sicily, jousting skills in Arezzo and a good old tug-of-war in Pisa. 8-11 June – MORE Festival Never let it be said that Venice is stuck in the […]

Things to do – Italian Events in April

There are some important dates in Italy this month, with Easter Sunday falling on the 26th, Liberation Day on the 25th, Rome’s birthday on the 21st, as well as St George’s Day, St Mark’s Day, and not-to-be-missed Fermignano Frog Palio… Easter Sunday 16 April Nationwide Many Italians head out of town for family picnics on […]

An event every chocoholic will want to attend!

Never mind Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – it’s this ten-day carnival of confectionery that you’ll really want to get a golden ticket for. Perugia’s historic squares provide a picture-postcard setting for chocolate tastings, sculptures, demonstrations and other activities designed to tease your senses – and the best part is that bikini season is over, so […]

WIN 2 TICKETS for the Festival Italia Brands Hatch

On Sunday 14 August 2016 you could be heading to the Festival Italia at Brands Hatch… In celebration of Italian motoring, Brands Hatch will host the inaugural Festival Italia on the date of 14 August 2016.  The event will run on the world famous 1.2 mile Brands Hatch Indy circuit. Race content will be all Italian, […]

Italian Events Calendar: January

Keep active this January by taking part in an array of Italian events ? from skiing and boat racing to religious and jazz festivals, plus the iconic fashion show in Milan which showcases the best new international designers? Umbria Winter Jazz Festival 25 December – 1 January Orvieto, Umbria The prestigious summer festival comes alive […]

Italian Events Calendar: February

February is carnival time across Italy, which means an array of celebrations to suit all tastes and ages. You can get messy in Ivrea, get romantic in Verona or get singing in Sanremo ? plus religious days and food festivals galore? Venice Carnival 26 January-12 February Venice, Veneto Embrace the elaborate masks of this dramatic […]

Italian Events Calendar: March

As spring tentatively arrives in Italy, the food and wine festivals also return to centre stage ? plus you can catch jazz music, new art exhibitions, religious days and sporting events in this month?s round-up of the best cultural highlights? CONSTANTINE EXHIBITION Until 17 March Milan, Lombardy Catch the end of this exhibition at the […]

Italian Events Calendar: April

With Easter falling early this year, our April selection is testament to the fact there is still plenty to do this month throughout Italy – we look at spring festivals, liberation day, art exhibitions and wine tastings in our selection of events… VENICE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 5-7 & 12-14 April Venice, Veneto A great time […]

Italian Events Calendar: May

The Italian festival season really gets going in May, and sees the country celebrating everything from ancient traditions to the modern motor car. If you’re planning a trip, read through our top recommendations for this vibrant month… PROCESSION OF THE SNAKE CATCHERS 1 May Cocullo, Abruzzo The month kicks off with this rather unusual event […]