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Interesting events in Italy in 2024

Submitted by Visit Plus on Fri, 01/05/2024 - 18:47

Travelers love Italy. Italy is one of the most interesting countries in the world. You will find in Italy and natural attractions, and historical sites and beaches and delicious food. Visiting events can make your trip to Italy even more interesting. Here you will find information on some of the events of 2024. This will help you plan your trip.

Pesaro is Italian capital of culture 2024. Pesaro city is located in the central area of the country, in Marche region, on the Adriatic Sea coast. The distance from Rome to Pesaro is approximately 300 kilometers (by car).

The year of culture in Bergamo and Brescia. Bergamo and Brescia named Italian Capitals of Culture 2023. For the first time, Italy's Capital of Culture is not just one city, but two working together.
The cities of Bergamo and Brescia are located in northern Italy, in Lombardy.

Fashion Weeks in Milan. Milan is one of the world capitals of fashion and design.
Milan Fashion Week (Italian: Settimana della moda) is a clothing exhibition held every six months in Milan, Italy.
Milan Fashion Week men's collection fall/winter 2024/2025: January 12-16, 2024.
Milan Fashion Week Women's Collection Fall/Winter 2024/2025: February 20–26, 2024
The furniture exhibition Salone del Mobile will take place from 16 to 21 April 2024.
Milan is considered one of the best cities for fashion shopping.

January 27 - February 13, 2024. Venice Carnival. Carnival in Venice is one of the most visited events in Italy. You definitely need to visit Venice both in the days of the carnival, and again at another time of the year, if you have the opportunity.
Learn more about the Carnival of Venice.

3 - 5 February 2024. Taste of Florence 2023. Gourmet Festival will be held at Fortezza da Basso in Florence. Jazz music will accompany the event.

Dates: 6 - 10 February 2024. Music Festival in Sanremo. The Italian Song Festival or simply Sanremo is probably the most famous music festival in Italy. The 2024 festival will feature 28 artists. According to the rules from 2015, the winner of the festival will represent Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 2024, which will be held in Malmö, Sweden.

Aprile 14, 2024. Rimini Marathon. The «Riviera Marathon» will take place in Rimini on Saturday Aprile 13 and Sunday Aprile 14. The Arch of Augusta has been chosen as the location for the Marathon Village of Rimini this year. In addition to long-distance running, there will also be a family run and a children's run.
Find out more about Rimini.

April 14-17, 2024. Wine exhibition in Verona. Vinitaly is an international exhibition of wine and spirits, which takes place in Verona. In 2024, the event will be held from April 14 to April 17. The exhibition will host wine tastings, seminars and conferences dedicated to Italian wine.

Dates: 16 to 21 April 2024. Milan Furniture Fair. Milan Furniture Fair - Salone Internazionale del Mobile - can be considered the most important event for home interior designers. The exhibition presents novelties of furniture and novelties of design of houses and apartments. Venue: Fiera Milano.

April 21, 2024. Rome City Birthday Celebration or Natale di Roma. Italy’s capital celebrates the anniversary of its founding on April 21st every year. People gather outside the Pantheon to witness a light show. There will be also massive reenactments of the history of Rome, like the story of Romulus and Remus and famous battle scenes.

Late May (18-19) 2024. Vogalonga Regatta is a noncompetitive rowing "race", celebrating traditional Venetian boats. Only Venetian rowing boats are allowed to participate in the event. The route is laid along the canals and the most beautiful and picturesque places of the Venetian lagoon.

June 17 - 18, 2023. Firenze Rocks. Firenze Rocks is a music festival in Italy that takes place at the Visarno Arena in Florence.

June 8 - September 7, 2024. Opera Festival in Verona. Arena Opera Festival (Arena di Verona) is held in the city of Verona, in the ancient Roman amphitheater Arena di Verona. You can hear famous operas featuring famous singers, as well as ballet shows and classical music concerts. 45 evenings with 5 opera productions and 3 special events from 16th June to 9th September 2022.

July 12-21, 2024. Jazz festival in Perugia. Umbria Jazz Festival is held annually in the city of Perugia. This is the most important jazz event of the year in Italy. The festival will be held from July 10-19, in 2020.
The city of Perugia is located in central Italy in the Umbria region.
Also Umbria Jazz Winter December 29, 2021 – January 2, 2022.

June 29, 2024. The famous cycling race Tour de France will begin in Italy in 2024. The start will take place in Florence, on Piazzale Michelangelo. The route will pass through the regions of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna and Piedmont. The finish of the race is planned in Nice. The Tour de France route has been changed due to the Olympic Games in 2024.

August 24, 2024. Notte della Taranta (Tarantula Night) is a folk music festival held in the Salento region (Puglia region) in southern Italy. The festival is dedicated to the folk dance of Pizzica (Italian: Pizzica). The main events of the festival are held in Melpignano.

September 1, 2024. Historical regatta in Venice - Regata Storica. The reconstruction of the historic regatta traditionally takes place on the first Sunday of September in Venice. This event attracts the attention of both tourists and local residents. The event is held in two stages: a historic boat parade with costumed crews along the Grand Canal and then a competitive regatta.
Learn more about Venice.

In light of the ongoing health emergency, the program may be subject to change.

August 30 - September 1, 2024. Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix, which takes place at Autodromo Nazionale Monza. The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza is located near the city of Monza, north of Milan, in Italy (Lombardy).

October 9 - 16, 2024. Barcolana regatta. The traditional historical international sailing regatta Barcolana is held annually in the Gulf of Trieste on the second Sunday of October. With more than 2500 participants, this is one of the most popular sailing races in the world. Both professionals and amateurs participate in the race.
The city of Trieste is located in the north-east of Italy, in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

It may be useful for you:
Regions of Italy on a country map.
Italy - useful information for tourists.


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