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Four Italian Springs Traditions You Should Not Miss

If you're traveling to Italy this spring, you should definitely not miss these three local traditions.

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1. The Easter Monday "Merendino"

The day after Easter is picnic day for most Italians. They eat traditional, fresh spring food and enjoy life in nature in good company.
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The day after Easter is picnic day for most Italians. They eat traditional, fresh spring food and enjoy life in nature in good company.

2. The Liberation Day

On April 25 the Italians remember the day the country was finally liberated by nazi-fascism with hundreds of street parties and celebrations.
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On April 25 the Italians remember the day the country was finally liberated by nazi-fascism with hundreds of street parties and celebrations.

3. The first sea bath of the year

The Mediterranean weather is mild and you can take the first sea bath of the year in May or April even in Northern Italy. In the South, some people don't ever really stop going to the beach.
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The Mediterranean weather is mild and you can take the first sea bath of the year in May or April even in Northern Italy. In the South, some people don't ever really stop going to the beach.

4. Flowers festivals

Flowers festivals and carnivals are huge in Italy. The most famous ones are in Sanremo, Noto and Acireale.
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Flowers festivals and carnivals are huge in Italy. The most famous ones are in Sanremo, Noto and Acireale.

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