Convento S.Maria del Giglio, via Madonna del Giglio, Bolsena
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"infiorata" (carpets of flowers) for the Corpus Domini along the street of Bolsena

Events and Holidays

During the year, there are so many initiatives all around the lake, that you have the impression of being in a big circus of theater and entertainment.

We show you a limited list


Wagons with allegorical representation


Ash Wednesday

Lunch of the Purgatory - Gradoli
huge community meal with fish and beans

Good Friday
Presentation of the Passion of Christ - Valentano

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  • May

    4 May
    Barabbata - Marta
    celebration of the agriculture with masks, wagons and daring presentations

    beginning of the month
    I Pugnaloni - Acquapendente
    preparation of the panels with petals of flowers, as a memory of the victory on Federico Barbarossa


    II Sunday
    Corpus Domini - Bolsena
    celebration of the Eucharistic Miracle that happened in Bolsena in 1263

    13 giugno
    S.Antonio - Bolsena
    Festivity of the bricklayers, breakfast in brotherhood in the Convento S. Maria del Giglio


    24 luglio
    S.Cristina - Bolsena
    celebration of the holy Cristina and memory of her 10 martyrs through theatrical presentations


    Sunday after 15
    S.Maria del Giglio - Bolsena
    celebration of the Madonna of the Lily in the Church of the Convent