Events, food, experiences for an unforgettable trip to Italy

Religious celebrations

Madonna della Bruna Feast - Basilicata

Madonna della Bruna Feast – Matera

20240702 Basilicata -Matera  Folklore-Traditions | Religious celebrations

2 July. Religious and pagan rites in honor of the Madonna della Bruna

Festa di Santa Rosalia - Palermo

Feast of Saint Rosalia – Palermo

20240713 - 20240715 Sicily -Palermo  Folklore-Traditions | Religious celebrations

July 13th to 15th, full of events culminating in the parade of Saint Rosalia

Festa del Redentore

Festa del Redentore (Redeemer feast) – Venice

July 19th to 21st, 2024. Fireworks display and regatta of traditional boats.

Feast of Wheat - Jelsi - Molise - Italy

Feast of Wheat in Jelsi

20240726 Molise -Jelsi (Campobasso)  Folklore-Traditions | Religious celebrations

On July 26th. Paesant procession and allegoric floats to honor Saint Anne

Basilicata-San Rocco-Tolve

Procession of Saint Rocco in August – Tolve

20240816 Basilicata -Tolve (Potenza)  Folklore-Traditions | Religious celebrations

On 16 August takes place the Procession of Saint Rocco, patron saint of Tolve


Feast of Saint Agatha in August – Catania

20240817 Sicily -Catania   Folklore-Traditions | Religious celebrations

17 August. The summer religious feast to celebrate Saint Agata, patroness of the city

Santa Rosa

La Macchina di Santa Rosa – Viterbo

20240903 Lazio -Viterbo  Folklore-Traditions | Religious celebrations

On September 3rd. Religiours feast dedicated to Saint Rose, the patron of the city

Basilicata-San Rocco Settembre

Procession of Saint Rocco in September – Tolve

20240916 Basilicata -Tolve (Potenza)  Folklore-Traditions | Religious celebrations

16 September a further celebration of Saint Rocco, patron saint of Tolve

Good Friday in Romagnano Sesia Italy

Good Friday in Romagnano Sesia

20250417 - 20250420 Piemonte -Romagnano Sesia (Novara)  Folklore-Traditions | Religious celebrations

April 17-20, 2025. From 1729 in odd years one of the most important Easter rituals in Italy.

Abruzzo - Scala Santa di Campli

The “Holy Staircase” Church – Campli

All year long Abruzzo -Campli (Teramo)  Art-Culture-History | Exhibits-Museums-Visits | Religious celebrations

Climbing the 28 wooden steps of the Sanctuary of Scala Santa, Roman Catholics can obtain the Plenary Indulgence.