In the yearly cycle the holidays are followed by a series of Carnival events, the bell-ringers' parades and other manifestations based on local heritage and customs. When winter finally surrenders to spring, numerous entertainments, exhibitions and competitions start attracting the visitors' attention, here are also open air competitions and sports such as sailing regattas, competitions in hang-gliding, paragliding, tennis tournaments and many others. Those wishing to get their guests acquainted with flavours typical of this area, prepare asparagus and scampi festivals, Cherry Days, The Chestnut Festival (Marunada), chocolate and coffee festivals... In short, dynamic, pleasant and delicious!
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