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Join in the Palio celebrations in Siena, Tuscany

If you’re after exciting Italian holidays, there is no better time to visit than the month of August, with festivals and events running throughout the month. August 15th marks the start of the national holiday of the Ferragosto, commonly known as Assumption Day. Many places in Italy, even the sleepy villages, come alive with music, food, parades and fireworks as Italians celebrate this special day.

Palio de Siena Tuscany horse race August festival Italian holidays

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Best Ways To Unwind This National Relaxation Day

With National Relaxation Day just around the corner, you have the perfect excuse to have a lazy day! With most people forgetting to take time out for themselves and have a moment to breathe, this dedicated day is the ideal time to do just that.

Woman relaxing on a balcony with a book

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