Spoleto, a Festival city
The wonder of a place among the most
beautiful in Umbria, its churches and fortitudes. And its Festival, prestigious
demonstration among the most admired and celebrated in the world
Spoleto is certainly one of the wonder of Umbria, city rich in art and culture,
able to exhibit a historical and environmental patrimony of full respect. It's
centre of prestigious international demonstrations as the extraordinary Festival
of the Two Worlds, one of the most attended events of the year, magnificent
showcase for Italy in the world. Born in the 1958 thanks to the
appointment of the composer Gian Carlo Menotti, it is today one of the
most known and appreciated realities, not only from the fan of music, prose,
dance, ballet, cinema and painting, but also from those people who don't want
to miss the occasion to participate to one of the most refined cultural events.
The city of Spoleto and its monuments are a splendid frame for this and for all
the other events that during the year they contribute to strengthen that
vivacious and fizzy atmosphere, typical of a loaded place of history and
The numerous buildings that compose the urban
profile of Spoleto are by now the real icons, from the Piazza del Duomo to the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, and Rocca Albornoziana and Ponte delle Torri.
The visitor that will reach Spoleto for
the first time will be abducted from its charm and from the various
possibilities offered, for a vacation that reconciles at best an interesting
cultural trip, in an environmental and natural context of absolute relief. The
hills in the outskirts are a real monument to the olive-tree, plant that grows luxuriant
and it characterises the landscape in an unmistakable way. To the city beauties
it is added also the production of the extra-virgin-oil, other symbol of
Spoleto and of the whole local kitchen, firmly anchored to the gastronomic
Spoleto is a modern and dynamic city, in
which integrate the two different souls: the monumental antiquities and the
fresh and bright initiatives, that make this place one of the most visited of
Umbria and whole Italy.
The Festival of the two Worlds of Spoleto
It's the prince cultural event of Spoleto
a rich assortment of shows that space from the dance to the work, from the
poetry to the prose and the ballet, without fo...
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