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February in Italy means that almost every city big or little is invaded with masks, colors, sweets and lights bringing a lot of excitement and a unique atmosphere all around:  it’s Carnival! Carnival is an ancient tradition occurring the immediate period before Lent and reaches its peak on Giovedì Grasso (Fat Thursday) and Martedì Grasso (Fat Tuesday), the last Thursday…

The Carnival of Schignano is one of the oldest and most traditional carnivals in Italy and is unique in its style. For travellers looking for an authentic experience, this carnival is certainly worth a visit! Schignano is a small beautiful mountain village and popular tourist destination for lovers of tranquility, typical of small villages in close contact with nature, located…

Schignano Carnival is one of the oldest and most traditional carnivals in Italy and is unique in its style maintaining a great theatricaleffect with traditional masks that are an allegory of the attractive and the ugly men. The first group is a metaphors of the rich and vain humanity, while the second one represents the poor, simple, and daily devoted…

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