… Umbria Jazz
Created in 1973, the festival of jazz of Ombria wellcome to Pérouse in july & to Orvieto in december the biggest names of the jazz among which Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock, Martial Solal, Ornette Coleman, Pat Metheny…
An inescapable event !
… Classic concerts & Baroque
-Festival of both worlds (Spoleto in july),
-Festival of lyrical music (Spoleto in september),
-Todi Arte Festival (Todi in july),
-Festival delle Nazioni (Citta di Castellofin july and the beginning of september),
-Sagra Musicale Umbra (Pérouse & in the surrounding medieval villages in september).
… Medieval Holidays
The numerous medieval holidays which end in a palio or a “giostra” setting the various districtsof a city or a village; the most known is naturally that of Siena in Toscane, but in Ombria, Citta della Pieve (home town of Perugino) , Foligno , San Gemini , Montefalco have theirs which, although being less famous, does not remain less picturesque.