Haven’t decided how to spend your Labor Day yet? No worries, here we suggest some one-day trips in Rome, Milan, Florence, Bologna, Turin or their surroundings.
The Labor Day at the Monster Park of Bomarzo
The “Sacred Grove”, also called “Monster Park”, is a unique monumental complez located in Bomarzo, a small town in the province of Viterbo, 90 km from Rome. Created in the 16th Century, the garden is populated by dozens of sculptures representing mythological creatures and exotic animals, some grotesque, some monstruous, some enigmatic. The park is also littered with fountains, seats and obelisks with carved inscriptions. Definitely worth a visit!
The WWF Vanzago Wood
Located only 20 km from Milan, there is an oasis of peace where you can spend your Labor Day contemplating the many animal and plant species that populate the Vanzago WWF Wood. Spot the inhabitants of this magical place while taking a stroll! For those who love nature, silence and animals this is the perfect way to spend this day!
The Handicrafts Trade Fair
The Handicrafts Trade Fair has been held since 1931 in the Fortezza da Basso, a fort built in the 14th Century located within the walls of Florence. This renowned exhibition is dedicated to Italian and international craftsmanship. Every year the fair hosts master craftsmen and new talents wh ocombine cultural heritage and innovation.
Located on an island in the middle of a river, 18 km from Bologna, the village of Malacappa is a place where time has stopped: everything is just as it once was and everyone is acquainted and friendly. Travel back in time in this unique town, while enjoying its markets, its cuisine and its music!
Stupinigi Hunting Lodge
Built in 1729, the Savoy Palace, is one of the monumental jewels of Turin, located 10 Km from Piazza Castello. Filled with antiques, original furniture, and all sorts of works of art, this elegant residence designed by Filippo Juvarra hosted a part of the Savoy court life. This is where the royal family used to hold their weddings and parties. Discover the charms of that era!
Enjoy! Happy Labor Day to everyone!