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Ferragosto Celebration in Italy

Ferragosto is a public holiday celebrated on 15 August in all of Italy. It originates from Feriae Augusti, the rest of emperor Augustus, who made the 1st of August a day of rest after the weeks of hard work of the agricultural sector.

Read about Ferragosto or
Ferragosta, or Why Italy Closes in August by Carla Gambescia
Ferragosto, Cattolica beach
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