Italian Summer Festivals
Summer Music Festivals in Italy
Going to a music festivals or outdoor concert during summer can be a highlight of a trip to Italy. Here's a selection of top Italian summer music festivals.
Ferragosto August Holiday
Find out about the Italian holiday of ferragosto, or Assumption Day, celebrated in August throughout Italy.
Festa della Madonna Bruna in Matera, Italy
Matera's Festa della Madonna Bruna is a fascinating festival held in July in southern Italy.
Infiorata - Flower Art Festivals in Italy
Infiorata or flower art festivals are held for Corpus Domini. Here is information about Infiorata events in Noto and elsewhere in Italy.
L'Ardia di San Costantino
L'Ardia di San Costantino in Sardinia is one of the most interesting Italian horse race and festivals I've ever attended.
Medieval Jousting Festival in Ascoli Piceno, Italy
Information about the Quintana or medieval jousting festival in Ascoli Piceno, Italy.
Medieval Procession Pictures - Maritime Republics Festival in Pisa
Pictures of the procession, with people dressed in medieval costume, before the Ancient Maritime Republics Regatta in Pisa.
Palio of Siena
The palio of Siena is one of Italy's most popular and well-known festivals. Siena's palio competition is a historic horse race around Siena's main piazza but there's much more to it.
Summer Travel in Italy
Here's a look at what Italy has to offer in summer. Find out about summer weather, summer Italian festivals and holidays, and food in summer.
Umbria Jazz Festival - Perugia
Perugia hosts a huge international jazz festival each July.