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September 2021

Viterbo: Festa di Santa Rosa

September 3, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 3 of September, repeating indefinitely

Unnamed Venue Viterbo, Italy + Google Map
Free

If you happen to be in Rome on the third day of September, catch the train to Viterbo for the Festa di Santa Rosa, the festival of the city's patron saint. Thousands flock to see one hundred facchini, or strongmen, carry a 90-foot tall, four-ton macchina - an obelisk-shaped statue - of the Santa Rosa through the winding streets of the city. The tradition began hundreds of years ago, with the statue becoming progressively larger and heavier until the 19th…

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September 2022

Viterbo: Festa di Santa Rosa

September 3, 2022
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 3 of September, repeating indefinitely

Unnamed Venue Viterbo, Italy + Google Map
Free

If you happen to be in Rome on the third day of September, catch the train to Viterbo for the Festa di Santa Rosa, the festival of the city's patron saint. Thousands flock to see one hundred facchini, or strongmen, carry a 90-foot tall, four-ton macchina - an obelisk-shaped statue - of the Santa Rosa through the winding streets of the city. The tradition began hundreds of years ago, with the statue becoming progressively larger and heavier until the 19th…

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