The Municipality of Spoleto, in collaboration with Consorzio Francesco’s Ways, join the event VIVI LA VIA, which will take place along the Via di Francesco / St. Francis Way on 25, 26 and 27 May.
The event aims at giving value to the culture of walking and pilgrimage, with due regard for those who choose to embark on the journey, in harmony with the environment and the territory, and thanks to the active involvement of associations and local communities who live along the way.
Sunday, May 27, in Spoleto, you can participate in 3 different types of routes, to be faced on foot (in collaboration with the CAI Spoleto), by mountain bike (in collaboration with MTB Club) and horseback (in collaboration with Natura a Cavallo, Horse Centre Somma and Spoleto Country Club).
The event will be a special opportunity to discover the St. Francis Way and the places linked to the Saint in the stretch of the route on Spoleto’s territory, but will also offer musical and gastronomic events.
Participation is free of charge upon reservation.
We will follow with possible variations the CAI ring path n. 1 that, starting from the Basilica of San Pietro and passing by the Church of San Giuliano, reaches Monteluco along the west side of the mountain. Return to Spoleto along the so-called “corta” (shortcut).
Altitude difference: about 500 m.
Mountain bike Itinerary
We will start from the Basilica of San Pietro and, after the Church of San Giuliano, we will reach the path for the Sasso Forato and we will reach Monteluco after passing through the hamlet of Le Aie. Return to Spoleto through Hotel del Matto, Valcieca and Giro dei Condotti.
Altitude difference: about 600 m.
Itinerary on horseback
From the SS Flaminia, South of Spoleto, we will take the Strada dei Patricani, CAI path n. 6, pass through the hamlet of I Camini and then reach Monteluco. Return to Spoleto along the “corta” (shortcut).
Altitude difference: about 500 m.
8.30 Gathering of participants at Piazzale Roma (Spoleto SUD exit)
9.00 Departure for Monteluco
12.00 Arrival in Monteluco
Medieval music with the Aegletes
13.00 Snack* or Lunch**
Possibility of guided tours of the Convent of St Francis accompanied by the friars
16.00 Departure for Spoleto
Snack: cured meat and cheese or sandwiches by Piero Quaglietti ‘s Chioschetto (variable price)
Lunch: full meal by Ferretti and Paradiso restaurants (€ 15, limited places, upon reservation).
Booking required before 18.00 on Saturday 26 May
We recommend technical clothing and a minimum of athletic preparation.
For info and reservations:
Itineraries on foot and in mtb
Tel 0743 218620
Itinerary on horseback
NATURA A CAVALLO
Sergio Parmegiani Palmieri
Tel 335 6041439
Sunday 3 June 2018, Sistema Museo, in collaboration with the Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto and Associazione culturale P.A.M., presents Corteous Dancing – Workshop of Renaissance Dance led by Enrica Sabatini.
The experience starts at the Rocca Albornoz at 15.30 with Stories of Love and Weapons, a special guided visit at the Camera Pinta.
A workshop of Renaissance dance will follow at ore 16.00, led by dancer and musician Enrica Sabatini, to experience ancient coreographies narrated in important Renaissance treatises, a dive into the past to understand the present.
The event is addressed to all, adults and families including children aged > 9 yo.
Participation is subject to reservation, deadline is Sunday 3 June at 13.00.
GUIDED VISIT – Stories of Love and Weapons – h 15.30
30 minutes ca
Admission fee: € 3,00, free for the Young under the age of 14 and for Spoleto Card holders.
Workshop of Renaissance Dance – Corteous Dancing – h 16.00
1 hour ca
Admission fee: € 8,00; € 6,00 for Spoleto Card holders and kids aged 9 to 16, free for younger children till the age of 8.
Following last year’s success, with almost 2000 participants, central Italy’s largest cycling event La SpoletoNorcia… in MTB will return on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd 2018.
Bikers will have the possibility to choose among 4 different itineraries, according to their technical and athletic skills: the FAMILY route (the shortest, 14 km for 250 m of difference in height), within reach of all; the CLASSIC route, with three possibilities: Easy Route (40 km for 1,000 m of difference in height), Medium Route (45 km by 1.300 m of difference in height), Hard Route (50 km for 1,500 m of difference in height); the RANDONNEE (200 km for 3,500 mt of difference in height), open to FCI members or members of the Italian Consulta, competitive event without classification with road bikes, and the EXTREME (45 km with 2,000 m of difference in height), open only to FCI members or other members of the Italian Consulta.
Information and registration: www.laspoletonorciainmtb.it
La SpoletoNorcia… in mtb, the largest cycling event in central Italy, which attracts every year thousands of experienced cyclists and non-experts, families and lovers of nature and slow tourism, will be back from August 30 to September 1, 2019.
There will be 5 routes available to participants, to be chosen according to your technical skills:
FAMILY 14 Km, 250 mt+ dsl
CLASSIC 38 Km, 900 mt+ dsl
HARD 60’s 62 Km, 1.390 mt+ dsl
HARD 80’s 78 Km, 1.850 mt+ dsl
RANDONNÈE 200 Km, 3.000 mt+ dsl
Info and inscriptions: www.laspoletonorciainmtb.it
from Saturday 23 November 2019 to Sunday 26 January 2020
parking area near Via Fratelli Cervi
Friday 29 November – Tuesday 14 January 2020
Casina dell’Ippocastano gardens
THE ENCHANTED FOREST
music concerts and Christmas shows on weekends
Saturday 30 November – Wednesday 15 January 2020
Chico Mendes Park
NATALE IN GIOCO
7-8 December/ 14-15 December/ 21-22 December | Old Town
children’s entertainment with Santa Claus from 16.30 to 19.30
from Sunday 8 December 2019 to Tuesday 14 January 2020
Church of S. Simone
Spoleto, la città in un Presepe – 10th edition
7-8 December/ 14-15 December/ 21-22 December