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August

Portovenere Natural Pool

Portovenere Natural Pool is one of the most beautiful events of the village. It’s possible to swim across the Portovenere-Palmaria Canal! Late July and late August. Date to be reconfirmed for 2024 More at following link http://www.comune.portovenere.sp.it

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Portovenere Natural Pool is one of the most beautiful events of the village. It’s possible to swim across the Portovenere-Palmaria Canal! Late July and late August. Date to be reconfirmed for 2024 More at following link http://www.comune.portovenere.sp.it

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Ferragosto Festival

Ferragosto is a public holiday which takes place on August 15th in all of Italy with its funny event. No Italian miss to celebrate this feast day! It’s the day for going to beaches and having fun picnics. Many villages offer fireworks shows at night.

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Ferragosto is a public holiday which takes place on August 15th in all of Italy with its funny event. No Italian miss to celebrate this feast day! It’s the day for going to beaches and having fun picnics. Many villages offer fireworks shows at night.

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Tellaro Octopus Festival

Octopus Festival is celebrated every second Sunday of August with the typical food tasting of delicious local octopus. Every restaurant offers dishes based on the Octopus. The tradition derives from a lovely legend related to an Octopus who save the village in ancient times from a Pirates’ attack.   More at this link https://lericicoast.it

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Octopus Festival is celebrated every second Sunday of August with the typical food tasting of delicious local octopus. Every restaurant offers dishes based on the Octopus. The tradition derives from a lovely legend related to an Octopus who save the village in ancient times from a Pirates’ attack.   More at this link https://lericicoast.it

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Vernazza Nostra Signora di Reggio Celebrations

Nostra Signora di Reggio celebrations are held every first Sunday of August. A typical procession from Vernazza to the Sanctuary. All the villager emotionally take part to this holiday and have lunch all together under the trees of the Sanctuary.

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Nostra Signora di Reggio celebrations are held every first Sunday of August. A typical procession from Vernazza to the Sanctuary. All the villager emotionally take part to this holiday and have lunch all together under the trees of the Sanctuary.

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Santuario di Nostra Signora di Soviore Celebrations

Madonna di Soviore celebrations take place every 15th of August: Holy Mass, pilgrimage from Monterosso to the Sanctuary over the hills and typical stalls and music. It’s a precious date for the village and happens also on the day of Ferragosto festivities, when all the Italian celebrate the peak of Summer season. More info on

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Madonna di Soviore celebrations take place every 15th of August: Holy Mass, pilgrimage from Monterosso to the Sanctuary over the hills and typical stalls and music. It’s a precious date for the village and happens also on the day of Ferragosto festivities, when all the Italian celebrate the peak of Summer season. More info on

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La Spezia Palio del Golfo – 99th Edition

Palio del Golfo is the most awaited event of the year for La Spezia and the nearby seaside villages! It’s a rowing challenge fought by handmade wooden boats of the thirteen seaside villages of the Poets’ Gulf. It’s celebrated every year, on the first Sunday of August. The event is preceded on the Friday before

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Palio del Golfo is the most awaited event of the year for La Spezia and the nearby seaside villages! It’s a rowing challenge fought by handmade wooden boats of the thirteen seaside villages of the Poets’ Gulf. It’s celebrated every year, on the first Sunday of August. The event is preceded on the Friday before

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