Local festivals

Calendimaggio…..But No Gina

If you’re in Assisi in May, don’t miss Calendimaggio: our stunning medieval festival….though we miss Gina.

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Easter Goodness in Umbria

If you’re in Umbria Easter week, do not miss the local cheese breads bakings and blessings in the Assisi countryside.

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An Assisi Find: Pasticceria/Bar Sensi

Whether you’re here at Carnevale time (Mardi Gras) or not, you won’t want to miss the tasty goodness at Pasticceria/Bar Sensi in Assisi.

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Those Carnevale Temptations of Umbria

If you’re here at Carnevale (Mardi Gras), don’t miss those Carnevale sweets.

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A Snails’ Feast in Cantalupo

If you are in Umbria during the celebration of snails in Cantalupo near Bevagna, don’t miss feasting with the locals!

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Rivotorto, Small Village with a Big Heart

Not far from Assisi, the villagers of tiny Rivotorto often come together for BIG events: earthquake benefits.

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Christmas Musical Splendor in Assisi

The Christmas concert in Assisi’s Basilica di San Francesco brings in the joy of the season. Not to miss if you are here in early December.

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Near Norcia, a Missing Christmas Link

This year, a beloved Umbrian Christmas tradition will be missing in a small town near Norcia. Read about it here.

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Orvieto: December Winter Jazz Splendor

We’re never anywhere but in Orvieto for Umbria Jazz Winter at the end of December. Not to miss!

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Assisi Christmas: Norcia Solidarity

If you’re in Assisi at Christmastime, do stop to see the towering Tree near the Basilica di San Francesco. Every year, that tree brings a solidarity message to all.

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