Ventimiglia comes as archaeological city, medieval and modern.
The charm of the sea mixes with the colors of the Mediterranean in a setting of outstanding natural beauty. Along the coast you can admire the beaches and gardens, villas surrounded by greenery and ancient hilltop villages.
Colors, scents and flavors are found in traditional cuisine.
Archaeological Ventimiglia from Roman times is an open air museum with its theater, baths, mosaics and the Antiquarian where they were cataloged and assembled the relics from the second and third centuries.
On the sea of Punta Rocca, reaching out to the French Riviera, disclosed terrace of one of the most beautiful in the world, is the Forte dell'Annunziata: a convent and a fortress, today a unique stage for art, music and culture in general, houses the Museo Civico "Girolamo Rossi" treasure chest for treasures come from Roman times. The medieval Ventimiglia dominates the right bank of the river Roia and is embraced from the Ancient Walls, ennobled by the beautiful Cathedral of the Assumption and the Romanesque church of San Michele, is characterized by steep alleys, covered passageways, houses and arches in stone and embellished with speakers Baroque from various fraternities.
At his feet the Ventimiglia modern commercial activities, public gardens, beaches and beach clubs.
16-19 July “Pandemonium Circus”.
This will be a unique 4 days event within the city center and the old town of Ventimiglia. People will experience something special and fun! The event will start every night from (metti un orario esempio 18pm).
Please find here below a brief agenda of these nights:
1st)“Mai dire babulo”: During this unique night, aquatic and other fun games will be organised all over the town.
2nd)“Snob techno bike”: People dressed up will go around the town center on their bikes all night. There will be music and a lot of fun games all over the city center.
3rd)”Aspettando i tumbareli”: The old town of Ventimiglia will host a myriad of different shows over this unique third night.
4th)”Tumbareli sprout race”: During this night a unique cart race, which will start from the unique Forte Dell’ Annunziata, will take place.
“Raid dei canotti”: This is a unique worldwide rubber dinghy race. The race will take place within the Roya river and will finish at the mouth of it. Last year there were 120+ attendees and it has been described as a unique and hilarious event.
“Dal tramonto all alba”: Translated as “From the sunset to the sunrise” is an all night event. There will be good food, music and shows all over the well know old town of Ventimiglia.
Medieval August, parade and regatta goiters (6-14 August), held every year since 1977. Medioeval dinner on the Forte dell'Annunziata's terrace (14 August).
Battle of Flowers: distinct from other classes of flowers, is divided in two days: on Saturday evening a parade of floats in bloom followed by a white night with dancing and music, local and international, and on Sunday afternoon the actual battle, with throwing flowers from the wagons to the public and vice versa (the second half of June).
24 July "Battaglia dei Fiori Kids".
Cultural events on the Forte dell'Annunziata's terrace.
25/26 July - 22 August "Festival del Cabaret".
Festival of San Secondo, on August 26.
White night (20 June): "Wild West Fest".
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