Villa Tuscolana Park Hotel

Feasts & Popular Festivals

While visiting Castelli Romani you will also be privy to historical commemorations, cultural events, feasts and festivals, flower exhibitions, concerts, events for all tastes:
joy and happiness are characteristic of festivals, celebrations and events (some now internationally renowned) which animate the life of Castelli Romani throughout the year, from season to season.

CALENDAR OF THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS:

SPRING
The annual exhibition of Camellias – Velletri, late March
International Orchid Exhibition – Monte Porzio Catone, early April
“Carciofolata alla matticella” typical artichoke dishFestival – Lariano, May
Strawberry Festival – Nemi, the first week of June
Commemoration of historical ancient Roman Legions – Albano Laziale, June

SUMMER
“Infiorata” Flower Festival (a 200 year old tradition) – Genzano, late June
Music Festival (street musicians in ancient alleys) – Lanuvio, late June
Peach Festival – Castel Gandolfo, the last Sunday of July
“La sfida dei Rioni” The challenge of the Districts (medievalhistorical commemoration with fireworks) –Monte Compatri, mid August
“Sagra della Porchetta” Porchetta Festival – Ariccia, first half of September

AUTUMN
Grape and Wine Festivals – Velletri, Lanuvio, Zagarolo, San Cesareo, Colonna and Marino, end of September / beginning of October
Typical Home Made Bread Festival – Genzano, late September

WINTER
Bruschetta Festival – San Gregorio, early November
Hazelnut Festival – Carpineto Romano, Rocca di Cave and Capranica, November

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