A quick reminder before 2015 ends…
I hope everyone had a great 2015 and that you are all planning to go to Italy next year. You can find lots of information about Italy Explained that will help you plan, including the , which I just updated for 2016.
Carnival takes place early in the year. It starts in Venice on January 23rd, while Ivrea’s wild orange-throwing chaos kicks off on January 6th. Easter takes place a little early too. There’s Palm Sunday on March 20th, and Easter Sunday on February 27th.
The majority of the events and festivals are the same as in previous years. However, I have added some additional events and festivals to the 2016 calendar. The Holy Year events were not included in this calendar, as there is a full article on the that you can read.