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I Love Italian Travel - February Attractions Of Central Italy

So you are hankering to visit central Italy in February, but just aren't sure what to see and what to do. Don't despair; there are lots and lots of special events that simply aren't available in the good old summertime. Here are a few of them. Get rolling; February is almost upon us. We start our virtual counterclockwise tour in Latium. Then it's east to Abruzzi, northwest to Tuscany, and finally northwest to Umbria.

I Love Italian Travel - Northern Italian February Attractions

So you want to visit northern Italy in February, but you're not sure what to see and what to do. Don't you despair; there are lots and lots of special events that simply aren't available in the good old summertime. Here are a few of them. Get rolling; the month of February is almost upon us. We start our virtual counterclockwise tour in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the northeast corner of Italy. Then it's east to Lombardy, south to Liguria, and west to Emilia-Romagna.

Every February the town of Pordenone is host to a Costumed Kangaroo Court. I would try to avoid getting traffic tickets in this period. Pracchiuso is well known for its St. Valentine's Day celebration. The Italian Winter Triathalon including foot racing, mountain biking and skiing starts in Friuli ski resort of Piancavallo. This competition, also known as SnowForTri, continues into March.

I Love Italian Travel -  Southern Italy's January Attractions


So you are thinking of visiting southern Italy in January, but you're not sure what to see and what to do. Don't despair; there are lots and lots of special events that simply aren't available in the good old summertime. Here are a few of them. Get rolling; Janaury is almost upon us. A Palio is a horse race that pits neighborhoods against one another. Pignola, Basilicata hosts the Palio of S. Antonio Abate in mid-January. Villa d'Agri, Basilicata celebrates Befana Canterina. You might know that Befana is an old woman dressed as a witch who gives sweets to the good kiddies and coal to the bad ones. In mid-January Rotondella, Basilicata hosts the Feast of Sant'Antonio Abate and Feast of Fire Festival on the following day. C rigliano Calabro hosts the Calabria Orange Festival and Procession.

I Love Italian Travel - January Attractions of Central Italy


So you are thinking of visiting central Italy in January, but you just aren't sure what to see and what to do. Don't despair; you may find many special events that simply are not available in the good old summertime. Here are a few of them. Get rolling; January is not very far away. We start our virtual tour in Tuscany on the western coast and then travel east to the Marches and Abruzzi on the Adriatic Sea. Then we almost complete the circle by visiting the Vatican City in Rome.

A major attraction of Tuscany in January is  Il Palio di Sant'antonio Abate in Buti near Pisa which is held on the first Sunday after January 17. The festivities begin with a procession of people proudly wearing the colors of their neighborhood. In the afternoon a horse race pits local neighborhoods against each other. The winner receives a special banner, which is known as the Palio.