Carnival events in Umbria
February/2 2017

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Events and suggestions to help you discover and experience the spring period in the "Green Heart of Italy" .

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Umbria's sweets

Tradition and the history of the people who contributed to creating the recipes are at the heart of local Umbrian sweets and desserts. In our region, known to be a "land of farmers", many of these come precisely from the agricultural culinary traditions and using locally grown products.

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Carnival of Acquasparta
12-26 February 2017 

Absolute protagonists of the Acquasparta's Carnival, better known as the "Children's Carnival", will be the floats that, as every year, are going to parade among the streets of the beautiful Umbrian village, by enchanting adults and kids. 

Sant'Eraclio's Carnival
12-26 February 2017 

This year Sant'Eraclio will be again the "Carnival's Town" with the "Children's Carnival", one of the oldest Carnivals in Umbria. 

Carnevale dei Ragazzi (Children's Carnival)
26 February 2017 

The appointment with the Children's Carnival, this year at its 57th edition, is getting renewed in the Candles Town: on Sunday 26th February Gubbio's streets are getting animated with masked groups and floats. 

Carnival in Città di Castello
26 February 2017 

On Sunday 26th February Città di Castello is going to celebrate Carnival too: the appointment is in Piazza Matteotti, the main city's square, called by the local inhabitants "piazza de sopra" (upper square), with sweets, confetti, music, masks and great cheerfulness. 

Carnevale a Città della Pieve
26 February 2017 

Tutto pronto nella Città del Perugino per festeggiare il Carnevale: l'appuntamento è per domenica 26 febbraio con le maschere in corteo, i dolci tipici della tradizione, tanta musica e spettacolo e il concorso per la maschera più caratteristica.

189th Spoleto Carnival's edition
19-28 February 2017 

For its 189th edition the Spoleto's Carnival promises a lot of  entertainment for all tastes and ages. 

Assisi: the Wonders' Carnival
12-26 February 2017 

Assisi is going to host again the traditional appointment with the "Wonders' Carnival", the lively and colourful festival for adults and children. 

Magione's Carnival
26-28 February 2017 

In line with tradition, also this year, Magione is going to celebrate Carnival with the historical trial to Toni: on Sunday 26th February, after the floats' parade, everyone reaches Piazza G. Matteotti, where Toni (the Carnival character symbol of the Carnival in the splendid Trasimeno's village) will be tried and sentenced to be burned, since he is the emblem of all crimed committed by Magione's inhabitants. 

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The newsletter for the Regione Umbria's official tourism portal is back!

Events and suggestions to help you discover and experience the spring period in the "Green Heart of Italy" .