Umbria – Events
Umbria hosts lots of festivals, re-enactments and events all year long. The most popular cultural events which include top artirts from all over the world are the Festival dei due Mondi in Spoleto (a theater festival in June) and the Umbria Jazz (musical festival) in Perugia. The last one is now in its 43th year of its winter and summer editions.
Among wine and food festivals is now become very popular Eurochocolate, chocolate fair taking place in October, in the region capital Perugia. Then the classic saffron and truffle fair and markets.
Umbria is the region of Saint Francis, who was born in Assisi: religious feasts celebrating the saint recall pilgrims from all over the world.
There are a lot of folkloristic evens, too. Very popular is La Corsa dei Ceri in Gubbio (15th of may).
Welcome in the region of Assisi and Spoleto, of Saint Francis, of Festival dei due Mondi, of Norcia’s excellences and much more…