What is Italy’s Republic Day

What is Italy’s Republic Day

The Festa della Repubblica celebrates the birth of the Republic of Italy. Celebrated annually on June 2nd, it commemorates the 1946 referendum that, following the Second World War and the fall of Fascism, ended the Italian monarchy and created the Republic of Italy...
Rome’s Night of Museums

Rome’s Night of Museums

One of the most exciting events for history and art lovers in Rome’s calendar is back: Rome’s Night of Museums. For just €1, on Saturday, May 20, the most important State and Civic Museums in Rome will stay open until 2am (admission will end at 1am). All the temporary...
Milan: “Week & Food 2017”

Milan: “Week & Food 2017”

If you are serious about food (or just love eating it), Italy is the place to be this month: “Week & Food” is a new week-long event showcasing high-quality food and beverages. Taking place from the 4th to the 11th of May at locations across Milan, the event is...
Gelato Festival in Italy

Gelato Festival in Italy

Gelato is one of Italy’s most famous treats, and there is nowhere better to enjoy a cone of it than in front of the Colosseum. The 8th edition of the Gelato Festival is coming to Rome from the 29th of April till the 1st of May 2017. A pan-European competition, it will...
Saint Mark’s Day in Venice

Saint Mark’s Day in Venice

The 25th of April is incredibly important for all Italians, it being the anniversary of the liberation of Italy from the Nazi occupation and the end of the Italian Civil War. It is also the feast day of St. Mark, the patron saint of Venice. Although no excuse is ever...