This area offers a wide number of events:
Palio del golfo (Competition in the Gulf).
On the first Sunday of
August you can see
the "Palio del Golfo", a competition among oar boats,
each of them belonging to a different village of the Gulf.
At night firework enlighten the seaside to celebrate the winning
Festa di San Giuseppe (Celebration of San Giuseppe)
March the city of La Spezia celebrates
its patron. Along the seaside a typical fair is set up.
La soffitta nella strada (Attics on the road).
During the first two weeks of
the central part of the town seems an "attic on the road":
stands with collecting modern art and antiques are everywhere.
In the meantime, a town culinary festival is set up in Piazza
Matteotti (Matteotti Square) and artists challenge themselves
in the Calandriniana competition among painters. Artists gather
in Piazza Calandrina (Calandrina Square) in the evening and
paint 'till late at night.
Festival della mente (Festival of the mind)
Usually between the end of
August and the
beginning of September, the first Europen
festival devoted to creativity takes place: the celebration
is composed by aworkshops held by outsanding professionals
in science and entertainment.
Festa della Madonna Bianca (Celebration of the White Madonna)
On the 17th of August the celebration of
the White Madonna takes place and a striking procession along
the town tiny streets. The town is enlightened by thousands
of candles in a charming atmosphere.
CINQUE TERRE - FIVE LANDS
“Stappamaggio” a Corniglia ("May - broach"
During one of the weekends in May Corniglia
turns itself into a big town-festival where you can eat, dance
and ... drink, of course!
ISOLA DEL TINO - TINO'S ISLAND
Festa di San Venerio (Celebration of San Venerio)
On the 13th of
September the access to the
island is exceptionally allowed: this is a military island
where the access is normally forbidden all year long.
Festa dell’uva (Feast of grapes)
On the first weekend of
September you can
enjoy the typical products of this region walking along the
stands on the tiny streets of this Medieval village.
La “nave in festa” (The ship is dressed up for the feast)
Caprigliola rises on a spur on the Magra valley: within the
first half of September a town festival is
set up among the narrow streets and plazas: the town is enlightened
everywhere so that is seems a giant ship laying on a hill.
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