Italy in bloom

Combines an Italian Grand Tour itinerary with one of the many flower festivals.

In a riot of colors and scents, from Bolzano to Naples, here are the major flower festivals.

In Bolzano on 30 April and 1 May in Piazza Walther.

In Milan from 6 to 8 May in the Gardens Indro Montanelli.

In Naples, from 6 to 8 May in the Botanical Gardens to admire rare botanical species.

In Pistoia from 15 to 17 May at the Vivaio Rose Barni, specializing in the cultivation of roses collection.

In Perugia, from 20 to 22 May for the competition ‘flowered balcony’.

In Trivero on 22 and 29 May for the rhododendrons in bloom.