The Italian Summer Holiday: How to Prepare

The Italian summer holiday, or ferragosto, is a public holiday celebrated in Italy on August 15th. Ferragosto is the height of the Italian vacation season. Millions of Italians take their annual vacations in the two weeks before or after August 15, meaning highways, airports, train stations, and beaches will be packed as many Italians take this time to go on family vacations to the seaside, so as not to take this special time for granted.

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