Events & Programs

21December Thursday

Christmas concert

Time: Thursday, 21 December 2023 18:00 - 19:00 / Sala Consiliare
A concert to immerse yourself in the Christmas atmosphere, with classic songs that warm the heart.
24December Sunday

Messa dello Spadone (Greatsword Mass)

Time: Sunday, 24 December 2023 22:00 - 23:00 / Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta
The broadsword mass has its roots in the first half of the 14th century. The Patriarch of Aquileia Bertrando di San Genesio, after conquering Cormons, was forced to celebrate the Christmas night mass  of 1340 outdoors, in Gorizia, wearing his war armour and imparting blessings with a two-handed broadsword. This particular liturgy has remained the […]
26December Tuesday
Street market

Boxing Day Market

Time: Tuesday, 26 December 2023 09:00 - 18:00 / via Popone
The streets of the historic center of Aquileia host a Boxing Day market, dedicated to arts, crafts and typical local food and wine.

“Christmas mosaic” Concert

Time: Tuesday, 26 December 2023 17:00 - 18:30 / Sala Romana
A fantastic Christmas concert to savour the festive atmosphere. Free access.
31December Sunday

New Year’s Eve

Time: Sunday, 31 December 2023 31 December 2023 - 1 January 2024 / Piazza Capitolo
New Year’s Eve in Aquileia, in the splendid setting of the thousand-year-old Basilica complex. Free access.
14June Friday

European Archaeological Days

Time: Friday, 14 June 2024 09:00 - 22:00 / Aree archeologiche e siti culturali
Open-day of the excavation sites (only Saturday 15 June), special openings, walks and workshops for children, experimental archaeology and guided tours, conferences and music for the weekend of the European Days of Archaeology. The rich program of activities is realized thanks to the collaboration between the Aquileia Foundation, the Municipality of Aquileia, the Superintendence of […]