Gubbio - Night before the Corsa dei CeriIts a festival and it seems that everyone is out. In Italy the evenings always come alive with people of all ages strolling through the streets, eating ice cream and pizza and having coffee or beers in the bars. Its very family orientated and nothing like what would happen in the UK where the streets would soon fill with delinquents, shouting and eventually vomit.
Gubbio - Arrival the day before the festivalIt is clear from this photo just how packed the streets get and why this festival is regarded as one of Italy's liveliest.
Gubbio - Piazza Quaranta MartiriFrom the main square and bus stations, Piazza Quaranta Martiri. The name is in honour of 40 local people killed by the occupying German forces in 1944 in reprisal for partisan activities. It was in this square that I enjoyed the local delicacy - roasted pig.