Ferragosto Day in Italy
Closed schools, empty cities, crowded beaches, shutters with the words “We are on vacation”: this is the typical scenario in August in Italy, a month of rest.
Everywhere in Italy, August is a vacation month and therefore also rich in “sagre”, village festivals.
The 15th of this month in particular, Ferragosto is celebrated, the summer festival par excellence. It is the only summer holiday in Italy and we like to spend it in company.
The most anticipated summer festival has its origins in the history of ancient Rome and is then intertwined with the Catholic tradition. Read More