Events in Foggia, Lucera and nearby
FAI Spring Days in Puglia
Historic event organised by the Italian Environment Fund (FAI). Special opening of churches, houses,
villages, palaces, archaeological sites, castles, gardens, TV studios, even barracks, music archives and military schools.
From more info about FAI events go to www.giornatefai.it
When: Usually mid March
Where: Foggia centreFind out more about Foggia here
Sagra della rucola
Freshly prepared food with a full menu including starter, main course and dessert plus a glass of wine. All meals have genuine rocket (rucola), grown in the countryside surrounding the city, as part of the dish.
When: Usually beginning of May
Where: Piazza Lecce, Piazzetta Del Vecchio and Vico Granata
Sagra del bufalo
Gastronomic interpretations of the buffalo meat with tastings and exibitions.
When: Usually towards the end of October
Where: Lucera historic centre
Sagra del mosto cotto
Show and tasting of sweets and delicacies made from one of the most commonly used sweetener in this season, produced by boiling the wort taken from wineries during the harvest. 'Cicce-cutte', 'Crustele', 'Pupurate', 'Panzerottini' and many other specialties.
When: Usually the end of November
Where: Lucera historic centreFind out more about Lucera here
Monteleone di Puglia
Sagra del caciocavallo
Caciocavallo is a type of cheese tied to a rope. During this festival you can taste it and learn the ancient techniques of its production.
When: Mid August
Where: Monteleone city centre
Foggia info office
Via Perrone, 17
+39 0881 723141
Lucera info office
Piazza Nocelli, 6
800 767 606