The Sagra del Artichoke Romanesco is a festival held every year in the city of Ladispoli, located about 35 kilometers northwest of Rome. The festival is dedicated to the Roman artichoke, a flowery vegetable typical of the Lazio region.
This festival takes place in April and lasts about ten days. During the festival, visitors can taste the Roman artichoke prepared in different ways, such as grilled, fried, stewed or as an ingredient in first courses and side dishes. In addition to food and wine, the festival also includes musical performances, exhibitions, fireworks displays and other entertainment activities.
The event attracts thousands of visitors every year, curious to discover the goodness of the Roman artichoke and to immerse themselves in the festive and convivial atmosphere of the festival.
How is the Artichoke Festival organized in Ladispoli?
Furthermore, during the festival guided tours are organized in the fields where the artichoke is grown, allowing visitors to get to know the production process of this vegetable up close and to discover some curiosities about its history and its nutritional properties.
This festival is an unmissable celebration for lovers of good food and Italian culinary culture. In this 2023, the 70th edition will take place on 14, 15 and 16 April 2023.
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