Hotels in Italy
During the month of June, the most important matches are played on June 24th
Although football was born in the British Isles, there is a similar game, only tough and violent known as calcio storico fiorentino, which has medieval and popular origins.
In the Florentine calcio, Florentine rivalries are highlighted by 4 teams representing different areas of the city. The 27 players in each team aim to score more goals than the opposing team, and they can do with their hands and feet while opponents hit and are hit by them.
10 days before Mardi Gras (February)
The uniqueness of Venice rises to the zenith during the Carnival in February, when the sophistication of the city perfects the splendor of its canals and palaces.
The Venice Carnival has nothing to do with the Rio Carnival and the popular carnival costumes. Parades and a continuous flow of masks turn the Carnival of Venice into a truly unique event where anonymity can be enjoyed at parties and dances.
Christmas in Rome
The charm of Rome is different in the heat of Christmas. Many cribs and births are on the streets, plazas and churches grant the Eternal City a different nuance at Christmas. The ruins and attractions look special in December in places like the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and the Piazza di Spagna.
Besides, Roman Christmas have two special places: the Christmas Market located in the spectacular Piazza Navona and the birth of St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.
Palio of Siena
The Palio di Provenzano is on July 2nd while the Palio dell'Assunta on August 16th.
With medieval origin, the Palio is one of the oldest horse races in the world, and is held in the famous Piazza del Campo in Siena. In the Palio, the implausibility of the competition is the norm. In the horse race both a riderless horse and one mounted can win, the 3 laps of the course must be run clockwise and counter participants are drawn.