Castiglione Del Lago
XXV Sagra Della Merangola
13 And 14 April, at 15.00 - at Piana
Procession of fl oats, plus games and food stands.

XLIII Sagra Del Tulipano
19 April, Times 10.00-23.00 - Town Centre
a tulip festival lasting the whole week, with taverns, processions and music groups in various parts of the town.
On Sunday 19 April there is a procession of floats decorated with tulip petals, and each year the subject of the floats changes. Each of the four "contrada" (parts) of Castiglione del Lago (Castello, Prati, Molino, and Fontivegge) presents a float and gives battle for the winner's "palio" (banner). A procession in historical costume with flag wavers, representing the Court of Duke Ascania della Corgna, leads the procession of floats.

Coloriamo i Cieli
From 30 April to 3 May - Eleuteri Airport
"Colour the Skies" is a kite festival that takes place on the banks of Lake Trasimeno. Both experts and beginners take part, and visitors can enjoy the sight of the kites in a wonderful lakeside setting.
Hot-air balloons add even more colour to the sky. Nature trails, exhibitions, conferences, workshops and a chance to taste local produce make this event even more enjoyable. There will also be an exhibition of kites at Palazzo della Corgna.

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