Spoleto Festival, Spoleto, Italy

Spoleto Festival, Spoleto, Italy

June 28 – July 14

Spoleto, Umbria, Italy

The Spoleto Festival, one of the oldest and most prestigious arts festivals in Italy, will celebrate its 67th season in 2024. This grand cultural celebration will take place from June 28 to July 14 in the picturesque medieval town of Spoleto, located in the heart of the Umbria region.

Rich history and traditions of the festival

The Spoleto Festival was founded in 1958 by composer Gian Carlo Menotti with the aim of reviving the ancient city and restoring Spoleto's former glory as a cultural center. Over the decades, the festival has become a grand event showcasing the best examples of opera, ballet, theater, music, dance, and visual arts from around the world.

2024 festival program

2024 Spoleto Festival program

This summer, the impressive Umbrian town of Spoleto will once again host the Spoleto Festival (Festival di Spoleto). The 67th Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto will take place from June 28 to July 14. The festival will feature evening concerts held in Piazza Duomo and the Roman Theater. The full schedule can be found on the official festival website.

The program also includes outstanding opera productions, concerts of classical and contemporary music, performances by leading theater companies, art exhibitions, master classes, and creative meetings with renowned cultural figures.

How to get to Spoleto

Spoleto is located an hour's drive from Rome and Perugia. You can reach the town by car via the A1 motorway or regional roads. There are also direct trains from Rome and other major cities in Umbria and neighboring regions.

For those traveling by plane, the nearest airports are Rome Fiumicino and Perugia Sant'Egidio. From the airports, you can reach Spoleto by rental car or public transport.

Accommodation, tickets, and additional information

Spoleto is located an hour's drive from Rome and Perugia

During the festival, Spoleto offers a wide range of accommodation options for every taste and budget: from historic hotels and cozy family-run guesthouses to agritourism and apartments. It is recommended to book your accommodation in advance.

Tickets for the concerts and performances of the 2024 Spoleto Festival can be purchased on the official event website www.boxol.it/FestivalDiSpoleto/it/advertise/63-festival-dei-due-mondi/303592.

In addition to the festival program, Spoleto offers many other attractions: the Roman aqueduct Ponte delle Torri, the Rocca Albornoziana fortress, the church of San Pietro, and medieval streets. Take a stroll through the city and enjoy its atmosphere.

The Spoleto Festival is a unique cultural event that combines outstanding works of art with a rich historical heritage.