Events

Saragano is conveniently situated in the centre of Umbria and just a short distance from the region’s largest historical and cultural centres: 40 km from Perugia, 40 km from Assisi, 19 km from Todi, 15 km from Montefalco, 33 km from Foligno and 45 km from Spoleto.

Every Friday evening in summer: Dinner outdoors and top quality live music in the enchanting setting of our Wine Bar’s square. The concert will begin at 9 pm.

In the environs

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In Saragano
Flower festival on Corpus Domini day
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In Assisi
The lower and upper basilicas with the latter’s frescoes by Cimabue and Giotto; Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore (Cathedral); Basilica di Santa Chiara.
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In Spello
Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore (XII-XIII century) with frescoes by Pinturicchio (1454-1513) inside
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In Perugia
Palazzo dei Priori (XIII-XV century) with frescoes by Perugino; Galleria Nazionale with paintings by Piero della Francesca, Beato Angelico, Pinturicchio.
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In Todi
Tempio di Santa Maria della Consolazione, Chiesa di San Fortunato (XIII-XV century) in Gothic style; Palazzo del Capitano (1293), Palazzo dei Priori, the Cathedral.
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In Montefalco
Museo Pinacoteca di S. Francesco, built in the mid 14th century with works ranging from the 13th to the 14th century including a Nativity by Perugino. the former Chiesa di S. Filippo Neri now a theatre, Chiesa di Sant’Agostino with work by Ambrogio Lorenzetti and Bartolomeo Caporali; Chiesa di Sant’Illuminata (XVI century).

Events

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June in Bevagna
Mercato delle Gaite: in town, a re-evocation of local everyday life from 1250 to 1350.
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May in Assisi
From the Middle Ages to today, the Calendimaggio festival has been an expression of the lives of the ancient Umbrians.
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May in San Terenziano
The Porchettiamo festival of the best Italian porchetta makers and the Enoteca della Strada del Sagrantino wine shop. www.porchettiamo.com
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June and September in Foligno
La Giostra Della Quintana, historic horse race in costume in a knightly tournament in which the town districts compete.
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June in Spello
The Corpus Domini flower festival, a century long tradition of floral carpets and pictures in the historic centre’s streets.
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June in Spoleto
Festival dei Due Mondi, a prestigious event offering an opportunity for Italian, European and American cultural exchange with dance, opera, theatre, concerts and art exhibitions.
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July in Perugia
Umbria Jazz, one of the most important jazz events in the world.
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July in Gualdo Cattaneo
Sagrantino International Challenge Cup: hot air balloons from all around the world take to the skies above the Umbrian hills.
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July in Todi
Todi Arte Festival with music, theatre, ballet, poetry and literature in the town’s churches, municipal theatre, cloisters and squares.
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August in Gualdo Cattaneo
Banquets, music, performances including a spectacular climb evoking attacks on Gualdo Cattaneo castle in the 15th and 16th centuries.
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August in Montefalco
Archery and flag waving contests, music, performances, local product tastings.
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October in Perugia
Eurochocolate, a great event for lovers of the fine chocolate made by the main Italian and international chocolate making companies.
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November
Olive presses open, an initiative dedicated to the promotion of the DOP Umbria Extra Virgin Olive Oil