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Assisi and Spello ascension day picnic

The traditional Ascension Day picnic involving the inhabitants of both Spello and Assisi will take place usually takes place at the end of May. The Spellans go to a spectacular hermitage known as the Spella, while the Assisans take their lunches to the Stazzi of Monte Subasio.

Basilica choir
eries of concerts by which the Basilica of St Francis' aims to promote young Umbrian talent begins in June, with the Basilica choir and the "G.B. Martini" orchestra conducted by Father Giuseppe Magrino performing in the Upper Basilica.

Pulci Processions

The streets of the Porta Perlici district of Assisi will be decorated with a carpet of flowers for the traditional Processione delle Pulci, scheduled to run usually in June.

Festa del Voto

A number of religious functions and secular events are held each year in June for the so-called "Festa del Voto" in Assisi, to commemorate a miraculous intervention from St Claire that freed the city from the Saracens.

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