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Extraordinary Race up Mt Etna

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Are you fit enough to take on the Mount Etna Ultra Trail challenge? Check out the latest YouTube clip by clicking here The largest active volcano in Europe is set to give you a run for your money.  For the fourth year in a row, the 64 km Mount Etna Ultra Trail Race will take place, this year on 2 August, and will see runners of all levels of fitness participate from across the globe. Three...

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Easter Market in Trento

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014

Trento > 10 – 21 April Trento, famous for its Christmas market, has now launched an Easter Market. From 10 to 21 April, the Piazza Duomo will be teeming with stalls selling handicrafts, chocolate eggs, colomba cakes and other delicacies all linked to Easter in the Dolomites. More Info click here

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Lombardy – Mille Miglia

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014

Brescia > 15 – 18 May It all happens during a long, exciting weekend in May. For 30 years, Mille Miglia has been bringing together exeptional personalities to the world of sport. Mille Miglia has combined tradition with innovation, and vividly coloured that combination with creativity, elegance, beautiful scenery and the Italian way of living. Only the cars selected from the models which...

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Vicenza – Towards Monet

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014

Vicenza > 22 February – 4 May Landscape painting is at the heart of this exhibition at the prestigious location of the Basilica Palladiana. 90 paintings will be on show following a chronological order from the 17th to the 20th century, paintings where the landscape, nature in all its forms take centre stage rather than being only a mere background. Works by: Poussain, Van Ruisdael,...

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Wine Fair 14 March London

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014

  The 2014 Arblaster & Clarke Wine Fair is being held in the prestigious setting of the Vintners Hall, London This is the fifth London based Wine Fair hosted by Arblaster & Clarke and possibly some of the very best wines to date.  They are always sociable events with a stunning array of wine from around our wine world. The historic Hall of the Worshipful Company of Vintners, London,...

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Piedmont – Historic Carnival of Ivrea

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014

Turin > 16 February – 5 March Famous in all of Italy, and above all abroad, is the Carnival in the town of Ivrea. Established in 1808, the Carnival of Ivrea is one of the oldest and most particular festivals in the world. Traditional sounds of pipe and drum bands open the festival that sees the most spectacular event of the famous Battle of the Oranges (Sunday 2 March)....

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Rome – Rome Marathon

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014

Rome > 23 March Since the early years of the twentieth century the roads and squares of the Eternal City have seen some of the really mythical moments of the whole history of racing on foot.  It is an event that unites spirit and passion with alternative routes for non-professionals. As you would expect, the Rome Marathon takes in all the sights from the Coliseum to the Roman Forum, as...

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Lombardy – Golositalia: Italian food and wine

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014

Brescia > 8 – 11 February Here we are for the 3rd year with Golositalia, the Exhibition totally dedicated to the excellence in Wine and Food, Food Service and Professional Equipment field. Golositalia  is open to the public and to a refined group of both Italian and foreign specialists. The companies which will attend Golositalia will be 350, divided into 6 areas: Food, Wine,...

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Venice – Carnival of Venice

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014

Venice > 15 February – 4 March During the world’s most famous masked “open city ” party, every corner of Venice flourishes with chances to have fun and becomes a multicoloured series of shows, parades, masks and much more. St Mark’s Square, the true centre of the party, is transformed into a continuous workshop of colours, masks, music and shows hosting Carnival’s...

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Verona – Verona in Love

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014

Verona > 13 – 16 February Verona in Love is the event dedicated to Love and to Lovers. The event takes place in the main squares of the city and it is a tribute to San Valentine and to the Shakespearian tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. The city will host live concerts, tasting and handicrafts events, typical local markets and tourist can visit Juliet’s house for a special...

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