The Feast of Corpus Christi is celebrated around the world, but most especially here in Spello, Italy. It lasts a whole week….in 2019 it will be from June 14 to 23.
Events during the whole week include: the Competition of Hand embroidery “Flowering Windows, Balconies and Alleys“, the competition of Flower Cake Design “Cakes in Bloom”, the floriculture exhibition market of “Spello in Bloom”, night tours of the citizen art sites “InfiorArt”.
Throughout the event it is open the Museum of Infiorate, you can see the beautiful flowered balconies and corners of the city and you can eat at the “Tavern of Infioratori”, menu based on flowers.
The townspeople work throught the previous day an in to the evening, then the highlight comes on Sunday, the Feast of Corpus Christi: the streets are covered with a carpet of polychrome and perfumed of 70 infiorate by the religious theme, ready for the passage of the Sacred procession led by the Bishop.
You can check out our webpage on Spello here.