Events & Festivals

Umbria is host to a series of cultural events and festivals visiting the region every year. Click on the links to the respective relevant web sites for more details:

* Trasimeno Music Festival - Magione

Annually by the end of June Angela Hewitt organises this classical music festival in the breathtaking Castle of the Knights of Malta in Magione.

* Festival dei Due Mondi - Spoleto

Play, concerts, ballet, film. Each year early July the city of Spoleto hosts this important art festival.

* Umbria Film festival - Montone

Early July the medieval town of Montone is the romantic scenery of the latest international films.

* Umbria Jazz festival - Perugia

One of the top ranked world wide jazz festivals attracts the creme de la creme of jazz musicians and performers as well as an international audience gathering early July in and around the historical city center of Perugia.

* Trasimeno Blues Festival - Lake Trasimeno

This blues festivals goes around Lake Trasimeno from one town to the other in the second half of July each year.

* Palio dei Terzieri - Citta della Pieve

In August every year the three main quarters of the medieval town of Citta della Pieve battle for the honour in ancient games.

* International Chocolate Exhibition - Perugia

Each October Eurochocolate brings the latest news and activities all related to the irresistible product.

Perugia Musica Classica - Perugia

Classical concerts, especially in low season, on special (historical) locations in the city centre of Umbria's regional capital.