The holiday is already planned and yet, it feels like something is missing in your forthcoming holiday. EconomyCarRentals.co.uk recommends visiting some of the remarkable events in Milan during 2013, to feel the real ambience. Seize this opportunity to soak up the atmosphere and see the impending events while travelling in Milan! Participate in the events of Italy with a car hire to feel like a local. This page will help you check out all the local parties, events and festivals at a glance. Decide prior to your arrival what you should not miss and what you would rather avoid. Plan all the details for your "sight-seeing" and enjoy the freedom and flexibility your car hire gives you to completely explore the beautiful Milan.
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Befana Benefica (6th January) – Calling all motorcyclists to this unique annual event in Milan that sees a two wheel charity parade launched by the grey haired witch Befana. Gifts and food are bestowed on the children and poor people in a generous act of giving.
Gods of Metal – Heavy Metal fans flock to the ‘Fiera Milano’ for this annual music festival in Milan, which is the largest of its kind in Italy. (www.godsofmetal.it) Heinekin Jammin’ Festival - A extremely popular summer festival in Milan taking place at Fiera Milano featuring international and national rock artists.
Milan Fashion Week – A prestigious fashion festival in Milan that showcases the very latest trends in both men and ladies clothes on the elegant catwalk.
Italian F1 Grand Prix – Calling all fans of the well- known formula one race to the circuit of Monza near the city of Milan to watch the Italian Grand Prix. (www.formula1.com) Milano Film Festival – Various venues in the city such as the Piccolo Strehler stage this primary film festival in Milan displaying international contemporary and short films. This event also includes workshops, concerts, demonstrations and more. (www.milanofilmfestival.it) MITO – This music festival in Milan represents an array of international music types from contemporary to jazz to rock and others with performances from acclaimed musicians and composers. (www.mitosettembremusica.it)
Tredesin de mars (13th March) – A religious annual festival in Milan marking the day when the main religion of Milan became Catholic. As the story goes, Saint Barnaba was converted to this faith upon his arrival at the city gates. Instead of making the traditional sacrifice to the gods, he made symbols in the earth with his cross, as the last symbol was being made all the flowers in the city blossomed. Oggi aperto (third weekend in March) – A unique annual event in Milan which explores the history and culture of Milan through the historic monuments and buildings that are normally not visited by the public.
Yoga Festival – The Superstudio Piu hosts this annual yoga festival in Milan which draws amateurs and professionals to this full program of events incorporating introductory sessions, demonstrations, seminars and workshops. (www.yogafestival.it) Celtic New Year - The Castello Sforzesco becomes a hive of activity as medieval battle re-enactments along with dancing and music take place at this annual Celtic festival in Milan.
Fiori & Sapori (mid April) – The Naviglio Grande Wharf compound hosts this annual horticultural event in Milan which displays shrubs, flowers and all related gardening products. International Furniture Fair – The Milan Exhibition Centre stages this annual furniture event in Milan where the very latest designs and ideas are showcased. (www.cosmit.it)
International Motorcycle Exhibition – This popular annual festival in Milan is the largest event of its kind in the world, showcasing the latest impending motorbike models and future ideas. (www.eicma.it)
Arte sul Naviglio – A first class arts festival in Milan takes place along the banks of the Naviglio Grande canal showcasing beautiful pieces of work by Italian artists and painters. MIA - The Superstudio Piu stages this annual image art festival in Milan focusing on art video and photography. (www.miafair.it)
Festival of Sant’Ambrogio (7th December) – Homage is paid to the Patron Saint of the city by the “O bei O bei” fair in the region of Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio, for this annual religious festival in Milan.
Naviglio Festival (first 10 days of June) – Celebrations unfold on the streets near Naviglio canal to welcome the impending summer. A packed program consists of theatre and dance shows, folklore music and more concluding with a spectacular parade of torches. Milano Food Week - All lovers of food are drawn to this annual festival in Milan where a few retail outlets, galleries, restaurants and more offer samplings of food combined with food themed discussions, art and music. (www.milanofoodweek.com)
Scheduled Events can be subject to change. Prior to travelling, we advise you to contact the organisers to check the event will take place.