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Feast of Sant’Antonio

Feast of Sant’Antonio

January 17th, 2017

In Piazza Regina Margherita on the occasion of the feast of Sant’Antonio Abate, there will be the blessing of the animals.
Sant'Antonio Abate is known as the saint patron of animals and the blessing of the animals occurs every year.


Corpus Domini

Corpus Domini

June 18th, 2017

The Flower Festival is an event that involves the construction of carpets of flowers during the Catholic feast of Corpus Domini. This tradition began in Rome in the seventeenth century, a typical expression of Baroque.


Fiera di San Felice

Fiera di San Felice

The Fair of San Felice is the reenactment of the ancient transhumance market. A weekend of tradition and local food culture that transforms Monteleone di Spoleto into a big outdoor market where producers, artisans and farmers present their excellence and their products, an event dedicated to the promotion of cereals and typical Umbrian products.


E...STATE  OK 2017

E...STATE OK 2017

from August 1st to September 11th

Relax & Fun, Nature & Culture, the Summer events program implemented with the cooperation of all local associations and Proloco.

"Il Borgo Più Buono d’Italia” (The Tastiest Village of Italy): Summer Festival


Historical Reenactment

Historical Reenactment

August 15th, 2017

In the occasion of the festivity of the Madonna dell’Assunta there is a series of events that takes place in Monteleone, such as the ceremony of the offering of a "doppiero (Candle) of 20 pounds" to the Church of St. Francis for the traditional celebration, the historical Renaissance parade and the challenge among the Terzieri San Giacomo, San Nicola and Santa Maria with shooting of the bow / tug of war / tug of wagon / race of the segone (saw).


Celebration of Strascinati

Celebration of Strascinati

August 16th, 2017

The event was conceived in the 80s, to enhance a typical dish of Monteleone: the Strascinati – a mixture of flour, water and salt, a sort of hand-made spaghetti.


Spelt of San Nicola

Spelt of San Nicola

From 5th to 9th December 2016

The ritual of the "Spelt of San Nicola" is held on December 5th, the eve of the anniversary of the Saint, patron of the country, to commemorate the miracle that tradition attributes to San Nicola who, passing through Monteleone and shocked by the poverty of its inhabitants, decided to give the poor the spelt. The permanence of this unique ritual has favored the continuity of its culture in Monteleone, much to become a characteristic feature of this area.


The Great Fire

The Great Fire

December 9th, 2017

This tradition is deeply felt in Monteleone di Spoleto, and takes place every year since ages. The ritual involves the whole country that, around the fire blessed by the parish priest, lingers in joy among the sounds of the band and the songs of the Choral. With traditional food and drink, the community seems to renew a brotherhood, common purposes and objectives to reach together.