Guided tours of theaters
Raise the curtain and explore behind the scenes with a guided tour of the theaters backstage. Walk through the stage spaces not open to the public and join to us in a unique experience in the tales of the history of Festival dei Due Mondi, accompanied by the workers and students of the Liceo Classico e Linguistico "Pontani Sansi Volta" in Spoleto. An immersion in the historical and artistic events of our theaters and a story about what lies in the moments leading up to a performance and the stagings that make it possible.
Guided tours are free of charge, with reservations required from make by at 5:00 p.m. the day before the tour.
Meeting place: portico of Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti.
Saturday, June 24 - at 17:30
Sunday, June 25 - at 10:30 am Sold out
Saturday, July 1 - at 17:30
Sunday, July 2 - at 12:15 p.m. Sold out
Tuesday, July 4 - at 6:00 p.m. Sold out
Saturday, July 8 - at 12:00 Sold out
Saturday, July 8 - at 4:30 p.m.
INFO AND RESERVATIONS
+39 0743 218620
"Behind the Scenes of the Festival" is part of the Educational Project, supported from Italmatch Chemicals.
On tracks of Gian Carlo Menotti
Retrace the history of Festival dei Due Mondi and its founder Gian Carlo Menotti. A world from explore and remember through the display of costumes, posters, prop material, sketches and photographs from the period and the fundamental work of the artisans-artists without whom the Festival would not have achieved the international prestige that has distinguished it.
On the tracks of Gian Carlo Menotti draws a human and professional portrait of Maestro Menotti, from his work on stage as a director to a glimpse into his personal universe.
The guided tour winds through the exhibition halls of Via Saffi to continue, through the scenery of Via dell'Arringo and Piazza Duomo, to Casa Menotti, home of the Documentation Center of Festival dei Due Mondi.
Meeting Place: Roman House, Via di Visiale - Spoleto
June 22 - at 17:30 Sold out
June 29 - 17:30
July 6 - at 17:30
Duration: about 1 hour
Tickets: € 8
Info and reservations
+39 0743 40 255
Guided tours in cooperation with Sistema Museo Cooperative Society
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Secret and Underground Spoleto invites to immerse yourself in an exploration of the hidden treasures of the Spoleto area, discovering the unknown beauty of this fascinating city. Embark on an exciting journey through history, art and authentic flavors, and be surprised from enchanting places far from conventional tourist routes.
June 24 from at 10 a.m.
from Piazza del Mercato
Anitinerary that leads to the discovery of the ancient Jewish quarter, with its synagogue, ancient cemetery areas and the architectural tracks of the Jewish community that arrived to Spoleto in the 13th century, giving rise to to new and rich trade. A little-known glimpse of history, but one that has marked two centuries of city life.
June 25 from at 9:30 a.m.
from Piazza Duomo
Rediscover the ancient topography, first Lombard then medieval, of the city. Travel through centuries of art history and ever-changing urban architecture on a journey spanning more than a thousand years. The appointment includes a visit to the Cathedral and the extraordinary cycle of frescoes by Filippo Lippi.
July 1 from at 10 a.m.
in front of the City Hall
Now an institutional headquarters, but originally the Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo, Spoleto's Palazzo Comunale has its architectural roots in the 13th century. Be amazed by the frescoes in the Sala dello Spagna, the Sala degli Uomini Illustri, the Sala dei Duchi, the Sala delle Stelle and a little-known chapel dedicated to San Ponziano.
July 8 from at 10 a.m.
from Piazza del Mercato
The Palaces of the Nobles Mauri and Leti-Sansi
The seventeenth century represents for Spoleto the building of the most beautiful aristocratic palaces in the historic center. In that period, the noblemen Mauri and Leti Sansi built their aristocratic residences in the area of the ancient forum and the Roman city walls. The itinerary leads to the discovery of the noble floors and frescoed rooms of these ancient residences, the refined from ballrooms and the precious 6th-century mosaics of the Mauri Palace.
At the end of each tour, an aperitif with tasting of typical products and Trebbiano spoletino to by the Social Farm is scheduled in the courtyard of Palazzi Leti Sansi, headquarters of the Umbrian Land Reclamation.
Tickets: € 15 to guided tour
Information and reservations
Friends of Spoleto Association ONLUS
Via Arco di Druso, 37 (Palazzo Leti Sansi) - Spoleto
Festival Box Office & Merchandising
Via Saffi, 12 - Spoleto
Pathways to theatrical mediation
addressed to students and adults, which aim to prepare the viewer for viewing the performance, encourage their involvement and stimulate their critical sense.
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Lorella Natalizi and Mauro Pietrini
Staying for the first time or simply returning to Spoleto during Festival dei Due Mondi is the way to become witnesses of beauty, conscious spectators of a city with a layered history to starting with its walls, streets, buildings and many theaters where art in all its many forms opens up to the viewer's gaze. CondiVisioni Senior is the appointment of every weekend for passionate and/or curious tourists. It will be an opportunity both to prepare for the viewing of the shows and to encourage the involvement of the participants and stimulate their critical sense, through a special promotion, where the spectators will have the awareness of being active and responsive users of the theatrical experience.
Participation in the "Senior CondiVisions" theater mediation meetings is free of charge.
Limited places - Registration required.
Calendar of meetings
Thursday, 29.06 - at 17:30
Saturday, 08.07 - at 17:30
Info and reservations
+39 0743 776444
CondiVisioni Junior is a workshop promoting pedagogical, practical and theoretical initiatives, run from theatrical mediators and arts professionals, a space and context that allows young audiences to become intelligent and responsible chorus through discourse, cultural and creative reflections around performances. Young people's curiosity is stimulated through playful-pedagogical interventions, in the anticipation of the artistic event, in the sharing of the here and now of the action, and in the after-view.
For the 66th edition of the Festival, the cultural mediation project is held in collaboration with the "Sansi Leonardi Volta" High School of Spoleto, which provides to meeting spaces to Palazzo Toni, at its headquarters in Piazza Carducci, and is reserved for students of the city's secondary schools.
Participation in the project and performances is free upon availability of seats.
For a Sustainable Festival
The Green Corner is a space designed during Festival dei Due Mondi and run entirely by secondary school students in the city of Spoleto that aims to to promote sustainability and environmental awareness. The main objective of the project is to create a corner dedicated to the dissemination of sustainable development initiatives carried out by Festival dei Due Mondi.
Students participating to this project will have the opportunity to acquire environmental skills, learning to understanding and adopting sustainable behaviors in everyday life. They will also have an opportunity to develop social skills, working in groups and collaborating with other students, faculty and members of Festival dei Due Mondi. The initiative includes a preliminary sustainability awareness activity for students and participation to research and study projects on the environment.
In summary, the Green Corner is an educational project that enables students to acquire environmental and social skills, to promote sustainability within their communities, and to become active agents of change toward a more sustainable future.
"Green Corner" is part of the Educationl Project, supported from Italmatch Chemicals.
Point of information
Every day 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. / 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
San Nicolo Cloister
Monday - Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Festival dei Due Mondi meets the school
The Festival meets the world of schools by encouraging exchange and comparison with the performing arts, thanks to the project The Festival is Us aimed at pupils of local elementary school with the intention of stimulating them to learn about the history of the Festival. The initiative is an opportunity for the youngest children to reflect on the inseparable link between the event, the city and its community, through stories, memories and archival material.
The 2023 edition continues the process of raising awareness of environmental protection and biodiversity issues, recognizing culture and theater as a driving force behind the United Nations Agenda2030.
Creative exploration will help children to develop their artistic skills, to work in groups and to learn to express themselves in original ways. It will also stimulate their imagination and curiosity about the world of theater and the arts, encouraging them to explore ideas and concepts in a fun and engaging way.
During the evening of July 4, during the concert of the Italian Army Band at Teatro Romano, there is an award ceremony for the works created by the students and presented to the public and citizens.
"The Festival is Us" is part of the Educational Project, supported from Italmatch Chemicals.
+39 0743 776444
Science, nature and art meet at Spatium Galilaeus, an initiative sponsored by Tenuta Galileo, an ancient mansion that once housed a group of Dutch scientists who were followers of heliocentrism, including the famous Galileo Galilei.
From June 23 to July 31, you will have the opportunity to join to guided tours, admire the works of art by great masters such as Guttuso, De Chirico, Pirandello, Mannucci, and Balla, and enjoy a sunset aperitif surrounded by the spectacular view of this unique place.
If you are accompanied by your children, don't miss the opportunity to have them participate in creative workshops specially designed for them, where they can explore the world of science, art and nature through engaging and fun activities, stimulating their curiosity and imagination.
Finally, from July 11 to 31, the estate hosts the Sunflower Festival, which will allow you to stroll along expanses of flowers and pick magnificent sunflowers directly from the ground.
Experience an unforgettable experience that will stimulate your senses and enrich your knowledge, and take advantage of the discount reserved for ticket holders to one of the scheduled shows at Festival dei Due Mondi.
Find out the whole program at
Presenting a Festival ticket will entitle you to to a reduction on the purchase of admissions to Spatium Galileus initiatives.
Meetings with producers
The Festival meets La Strada del Sagrantino at dusk in the beautiful setting of the Festival Garden: 8 appointments, each dedicated to a producer, to discover the wineries of the territory and their wines.
It will be possible to taste 3 wines of the territory while discovering the scents, flavors and history of local excellence, at a prominent location such as the Garden of Palazzo Campello, in an extraordinary position between Piazza del Duomo and the Rocca Albornoziana, with a spectacular view of the valley and Monteluco.
The Festival Garden (via Brignone 40, Spoleto)
23 June to 9 July
Admission by reservation until to seats last
Wednesday, June 28 at 19:00
meeting and tasting with AGRICOLA MEVANTE winery.
Thursday, June 29 at 19:00
meeting and tasting with ANTONELLI SAN MARCO winery.
friday June 30, at 19:00
meeting and tasting with PERTICAIA winery.
Saturday, July 1 at 19:00
meeting and tasting with DI FILIPPO winery
Sunday, July 2 at 19:00
meeting and tasting with the winery TENUTA ALZATURA - FAM. CECCHI
Thursday, July 6 at 7 p.m.
meeting and tasting with LE CIMATE winery
friday July 7 at 19:00
meeting and tasting with SCACCIADIAVOLI winery
Sunday, July 9 at 18:00
meeting and tasting with the winery TENUTE LUNELLI - TENUTA CASTELBUONO