La Madonna della Civita , the “Madonna of the Old City” is the patron of nearby Itri, whose annual feast day falls on July 21st.
People from all over southern Lazio come to make a sacred pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of La Madonna della Civita, near Itri, and in Itri there is a week of various local festivities.
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February - “Sabato Grasso” (Fat Saturday)
Held at the beginning of Lent - Carnival in the Square
“Venerdì Santo” - (Good Friday) - Procession
“Lunedì dell'Angelo” - (Easter Monday)
Pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of La Madonna della Capanna
In June the feast of Corpus Domini attracts many visitors to Itri, to view the colourful, decorative carpet of flowers, over which the traditional Corpus Domini procession passes. The designs depict scenes from the bible and messages of peace and brotherhood, and are painstakingly composed of thousands of individual flower petals.
It is well worth a visit.