Acireale: The Most Beautiful Carnival in Sicily
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Acireale: The Most Beautiful Carnival in Sicily

Although the exact origin of Acireale's Carnival in Sicily (Catania province) is unknown, most believe that like all Italian Carnivals, it probably derived from the ancient Roman Saturnal Games. Let's explore the reasons why it's known as the "most beautiful Carnival in Sicily"! @catania.liveuniversity.it Its History The first ...

Acireale, CT, Sicily
Events  Sicily  Winter  
Carnival in Viareggio 2023: Celebrating 150 Years
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Carnival in Viareggio 2023: Celebrating 150 Years

150 years of celebrating one of Italy's most prized Carnivals is certainly quite a milestone! The city of Viareggio in Tuscany's very first edition was held in 1873, exactly 150 years ago, and since then it has become one of the biggest festivals in the world. This year's ...

Viareggio, LU, Tuscany
Events  Tuscany  
Christmas in Italy: Spilimbergo, a Town With Many Traditions
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Christmas in Italy: Spilimbergo, a Town With Many Traditions

Every year, there is an abundance of Christmas celebrations in Friuli Venezia Giulia, with traditional Christmas markets in Udine, Pordenone, Trieste, Tarcento, Lignano Sabbiadoro, San Daniele del Friuli, and Gradisca d'Isonzo. All these places are especially charming during this time of the year. Spilimbergo, also known as ...

Spilimbergo, province of Pordenone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia
“Crazy Christmas” in the Medieval Village of Palazzuolo sul Senio Near Florence
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“Crazy Christmas” in the Medieval Village of Palazzuolo sul Senio Near Florence

"Crazy Christmas" in Palazzuolo sul Senio Christmas market, street food, music and nativity scenes in the quaint historic village near Florence   Where: Historic center of Palazzuolo sul Senio (province of Florence) When: December 10, 11, 2022 Who is it for: Everyone who loves Christmas Tickets: None required Official website: Facebook Page Pro Loco Palazzuolo sul Senio  

Palazzuolo sul Senio, FI, Tuscany
Events  Tuscany  
Christmas Market in Mantua
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Christmas Market in Mantua

Christmas Market in Mantua (Mantova) In addition to the market, an ice skating rink, a train, and lots of entertainment planned! Where: In Mantua's historic center in Piazza Virgiliana When: Every Saturday and Sunday through December 26 from 10 am to 7 pm Special Opening Dates and Times: December ...

Mantua, MN, Lombardy
Events  Lombardy