The Province of La Spezia is putting on ever more cultural events which are proving popular with residents and tourists.  Here are a few suggestions to help you build your own “calendar”.


“Santa Margherita” National Poetry Award – June


Literary Prize for Fiction – Spring


“Ucca Grand Prix” – on the evening of August 15th
Since 1933 an award dedicated to eccentricity.


Honey Festival – July


Paganiniano di Carro Festival July-August
The increasingly awaited event of the cultural offer of the La Spezia Concerts Society, which takes place from mid-July to 14 August in Val di Vara and surroundings.
Feast of San Lorenzo – 10th August


International Organ Festival “City of La Spezia” – April-June
Music aperitif at the San Giorgio Castle – May-June
Jazz Festival – July-August
Sea Festival – Early summer
The Palio del Golfo – 1st Sunday of August
Civic Theater: Theater and concert season – Autumn-Spring
Dialogues in the Foundation – presentation of books – Winter
The conferences of the Cappellini Winter-Spring Academy


Film review “Agave di Cristallo” – May
Award for cinematographic dialogues
Feast of St. Erasmus – 1st Saturday of July
Musical Tuesdays of Villa Marigola – July
Author meetings – July-August
Comic Arts Festival (S. Terenzo) – July
La Marguttiana (S. Terenzo) – August
Literary Prize “Lerici Pea” – September
Day of Historic Houses (Villa Marigola) – September


Laura film Festival – July and August
A film festival organized by the “Laura Morandini” association in collaboration with the Municipality of Levanto.
“Massimo Amfiteatrof” Festival – July and August
Dedicated to the Russian cellist who chose to live in Levanto and died there in 1990.
Feast of the Mareo di San Giacomo – 22-25 July


The White Madonna – August 17
S. Venerio – 13 September


The flowery atria – April, May
Feast of the Precious Blood – late May, early June
The books on the road – the road for books – May and June
‘Spiros Argiris’ Opera Prize – May, June
Piano Festival at the San Francesco Cloister – July
Antiques Exhibition – August
La Calandriniana “How a painting is born” – August
Festival of the Mind – September


Opera Season – July and August