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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Italy

Unnamed Venue Bologna

Lace up those running shoes, get that last swig of water and be sure to get a good stretch in; the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is on again. The Italian branch of the organization hosts a series of events and workshops promoting good health and exercise leading up to a big race in efforts to raise money ...

15€
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Naples: Christmas Alley

Via San Gregorio Armeno Naples

Southern Italy is romanticized for its gorgeous countryside, sunny weather and its even warmer welcome from the locals. If you're in the Campania region, take the time to stop over in Naples and visit Christmas Alley, also known as Via San Gregorio Armeno in the Historic Center of Napoli. The via is lined with handicraft workshops adorned with the artisans' charming holiday art. A ...

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Campania: Luci d’Artista

If you are looking for a charming experience during the holidays and find yourself in Campania, take the time to visit Salerno where the piazzas will greet you with spectacular artistic light installations. Now nearing its 15th edition, this public display has captivated even international audiences. There is even a ferris wheel that gives guests a bird's-eye view of the ...

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Turin: Cioccolatò

Piazza San Carlo Via Roma, Torino, TO

Attention all chocolate aficionados, supporters and enthusiasts: The annual chocolate fest in Turin known as Cioccolatò is back! This sweet treat has been enjoyed even by the Savoy royal court and this month-long event invites chocolate lovers to gather and participate in various labs and tastings including events for children. Hosting master chocolatiers from all over the country and highlighting ...

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Venice: Rowing lesson through the canals

Venice Fondamenta Gasparo Contarini, Venice, Veneto

Enjoying a gondola ride through the Venice canals is quite the experience, but have you ever wanted to commandeer one yourself? Treat yourself this holiday season with a rowing lesson with Row Venice called Vogata di sera. During the lesson you can learn the venetian style of rowing - standing up and facing forward. Dream of Italy is a membership ...

180€
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Cannara: Onion Festival

Cannara Cannara, Perugia

Cannara, in Umbria, welcomes people to their onion festival! The perfectly sweet onions typical of Cannara are of the red, gold and borrettana varieties. For two weekends in a row locals and tourists can celebrate by partaking in the eating of specialty dishes involving the beloved vegetable. Note: Dates have not yet been confirmed; Please visit event website for updates. ...

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Florence: F-Light Festival

If you want to experience the charm of Florence at it's peak allure during the holidays then The Florence Light Festival, or F-Light, is the place to be. This event illuminates the evening by casting Christmas projections on the city's buildings and the Ponte Vecchio. Don't miss the chance to awe in the city's beauty during this enlightening festival. Note: ...

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Manarola (Liguria): World’s Largest Nativity Scene

Manarola Manarola, La Spezia

You've heard about the world's largest Christmas tree lighting in Umbria and now there is the world's largest presepe in the town of Manarola, one of the 5 towns in the Cinque Terre. The project was realized Mario Andreoli, a retired railway worker who has dedicated over 30 years to the installation and in 2007 it was added to the Guinness ...

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Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics

Venice Venice

The Regatta (Palio) of the Ancient Maritime Republics is a competition on eight-oared galleons among the crews of the cities of Amalfi, Genoa, Pisa and Venice. The event is held in a different city each year, combining a fascinating historical and cultural message with a spectacular competition. These four cities have competed in the 2,000-meter race since 1956. Each of the four boats ...

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Rome: Baroque Christmas Concert in Capuchins Crypts

Santa Maria Immacolata & Capuchins Museum Via Vittorio Veneto, Rome, Lazio

If you're looking for a unique and one-of-a-kind experience for the holidays in Italy (as if just being in the bel paese was not enough) then you should take a trip to Rome and visit the Church of Santa Maria Immacolata. This historical church is home to the beautifully haunting crypt of the Capuchin monks of the 17th century and ...

33€