6 Best Things To Do In Spoleto, Italy At Night

things to do in Spoleto at night

Spoleto is a peaceful and beautiful hill station in Italy and exploring the city at night can be a wonderful experience. There are lots of bars and cafes and even some churches can be explored at night to get that eerie feeling. There is the historic Roman theatre and also festival attractions that continue in the night and provide a wholesome and refreshing experience.

1. Bar Catarinelli

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Spoleto has a decent nightlife and there are a lot of bars and restaurants that cater to the night crowd. The Bar Catarinelli is one of them and provides some refreshing delights in the city. The bar is awesome and there are some delicious croissants and pastries available that make it a veritable night market. There is also coffee available like espresso or Americano and the taste of the coffee can charge one back to activity in the night. The staff at the bar is courteous and friendly so it’s worthwhile to spend some decent time there and explore the town centre in the night as the bar is located straight in the centre.

Bar Catarinelli

Address: Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi 16 - 06049 Spoleto

Website: Bar Catarinelli (in Italian)

2. Pasticceria Bar

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This is another of the bars in the region and it provides a veritable nightlife and upthrust to the city at night. The ice creams and croissants at the bar are especially delightful and the staff is polite and friendly. The place is also calm and clean and provides a refreshing space to spend some night time in the city. They also serve pizzas, authentic Italian food and pastries besides cornetto ice creams that make it a wonderful food joint in the night. The environment is kind of relaxed and friendly and serves to spice up the night life in the town of Spoleto with some wholesome and healthy food and desserts.

Pasticceria Bar

Address: Via Cerquiglia 63/a loc.Fabbreria - 06049 Spoleto

Facebook: Pasticceria Bar

3. Andrea’s Café

This is the perfect café in the area to spend some quality night time and their trademark Cappuccino coffee, the Italian specialty, can boost up the energies. Brioche coffee is also available. There is also a nearby restaurant La Cantina where one can eat several varieties of food and liven up their night in the exciting city of Spoleto. The quality and service of food at the café is definitely high standard in keeping up with the spirit of the place and they also serve quality appetizers and other snacks, a remarkable addition to food tourism in the city, particularly in the evening.

Andrea’s Café

Address: Piazza Pontano - 06041 Cerreto di Spoleto

4. Festival Dei Due Mondi

Spoleto festival 2008
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This is a popular festival in the city that goes on from the day till night and can be a wonderful experience. The festival is basically a program of opera and music events that go till the evening and it would be a wonderful experience to boost up the night life in the city. The festival is also known as the festival of two worlds and brings the quaint town of Spoleto on to the world festival map. There is a similar festival in the United States that commemorates the festival in Spoleto, known as the Spoleto festival USA, and it occurs in the town of Charleston in South Carolina.

The festival also happens internationally like the Spoleto festival in Melbourne, Australia where it is known as the Melbourne International Festival of the Arts. The original festival is, however, held in the town of Spoleto in Italy and is prominent as a remarkable arts and culture enterprise in the city, particularly at night, and it boosts up the town.

Festival Dei Due Mondi

Address: Spoleto

Website: Festival Dei Due Mondi

5. Teatro Caio Melisso

Retro del Teatro Caio Melisso di Spoleto
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This is a veritable theatre and opera house in the city of Spoleto and the wonderful musical programs that occur here along with the theater shows and operas can be a refreshing experience. There are classical music performances with conductors and musical artists that serve to spice up the art and culture space in the city and boost the night life. This is also a pretty ancient place in the city and served as the main theatre district of the town, till the construction of a similar entity, the Theatro Nuevo.

Teatro Caio Melisso

Address: Duomo Square, 4 - 06049 Spoleto

Website: Teatro Caio Melisso (in Italian)

6. Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta

Spoleto DuomoSantaMariaDellAssunta
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Also known as the Spoleto Cathedral, the church is a veritable experience to add a religious encounter to the night, and the church also looks gorgeous at night with the lights and architecture lit up. The church is built in the traditional Roman architecture and there is also a mosaic painting of Christ giving the benediction, and it is a treasure house of some unique religious paintings. The doors of the church are also sculpted and there is also a wooden statue of Madonna along with an altar, and Byzantine era icons that add a sense of history. Mix up the night in the city of Spoleto with some history, religion and ancient architecture.

Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta

Address: Duomo Square, 2 - 06049 Spoleto (Perugia)

Website: Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (in Italian)

Spoleto is not just an ordinary Italian hill station

Nature and cleanliness is definitely a big draw among tourists to the city of Spoleto, but the night life is also worth mentioning. The bars and cafes in the region serve some sumptuous delicacies that can spice up the night. Then there are festivals organized here with international fame and partnerships that make it a travel hotspot. The theatres and opera houses and the church experience can also provide a wholesome delight in the evening. So, enjoy your time once the sun goes down!

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Msah is a writer from Calcutta, India and interested in exploring untrodden destinations and areas with an interest in activities, art and culture and nature space.

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