Local Events near Lake Trasimeno & Perugia

Sagra del Giacchio at San Feliciano – 27 July to the 5th of August.

Festival with music, boating competitions, and enjoyment of lake fish-based dishes – The ‘giacchio’ refers to the cone-shaped fishing net thrown by local fishermen.

Fishermen on Lake Trasimeno
Local Fishermen throwing the 'giacchio', typical nets used on the Lake

Festa della Padella in Passignano sul Trasimeno – 22-26 August.

Another local food festival all based around fish from the Lake, with candle-lit suppers on the lake shore of fish dishes, some prepared in the world’s largest frying pan, (padella) 4.5 m. in diameter.

Sagra del Pesce del Trasimeno in Tuoro – 22-24 June.

Another small town’s celebration of fish - there's a theme developing here!

Fish Festival on Lake Trasimeno

Trasimena Aruspicina – 30 June -1 July.

Held in the fortress of Castiglione del Lago, this festival celebrates the ancient foods of Etruscan culture + crafts and music.

Trasimeno Blues Festival – 27 July–4 August.

A series of Blues concerts held in various lakeside towns in the height of summer. See Trasimeno Blues Website for details.

Trasimeno Music Festival – end of June.

The eighteenth festival will be held from 29 June to 5 July 2023. An official announcement will be made in the coming months on the Trasimeno Music Festival website.

Strasimeno – 12 March 2023.

Beginning in Castiglione del Lago, this is an Ultramarathon covering 58 km in the Park of Trasimeno. For details see the Ultramarathon website.

Strasimeno ultramarathon in 2017