Worlds Tallest Christmas Tree

Worlds Tallest Christmas Tree

Worlds Tallest Christmas Tree

Location:  Gubbio

Visit the Worlds Tallest Christmas Tree as confirmed in the Guinness book of records

 

Ice Cream Festival

Ice Cream Festival

I Gelati d’Italia (Ice Cream Festival) 

A festival where famous ice cream makers from all over Italia compete in the “National Championship of Ice Cream”

Location: Orvieto

A food festival where famous ice-cream makers from all Italian regions participate to the “National Championship of Ice Cream”: 20 flavors represent the 20 Italian regions and visitors vote for the best of ice-cream of Italy.

Numerous initiatives in the main squares of the historical center (Piazza Duomo, Piazza della Repubblica and Piazza del Popolo), the Atrium of  Palazzo dei Sette, the People’s Palace, the Palazzo del Gusto and other shops in the center historical value to local products and also offering cultural activities and performances.

Dates for 2019 TBC but usually around these dates

Umbria International Film Festival

Umbria International Film Festival

Film festival held in Montone

Location: Montone

Umbria Film Festival. A film festival started by Monty Python actor Terry Gilliam. Every night a different new film and held in the central piazza. Directors and actors are very often interviewed (in both Italian and English) after the film. A most special occasion in the Montone calendar

Dates for 2019 TBC but usually 2nd weekend in July

http://www.umbriafilmfestival.com/en/

La Donazione della Santa Spina

La Donazione della Santa Spina

La Donazione della Santo Spina

Location: Montone

A week-long celebration to commemorate the donation of the Holy Thorn to the town of Montone. Including a competition between the three areas of the town. All of them offering street tavernas serving typical local food at very reasonable prices. The week culminates on the Sunday with a magnificent medieval costumed event.

Dates for 2019 TBC but usually around these dates

 

Eurochocolate

Eurochocolate

Eurochocolate (map)

Free chocolate festival

Location: Perugia

An international festival of chocolate! For anyone who loves chocolate this festival is not to be missed!

Dates TBC for 2019 but usually around these dates

https://www.eurochocolate.com/perugia2018/