In Spezia and Sarzana, Halloween is celebrated in the town fortresses. Castello San Giorgio and the Fortress of Firmafede organize festivals for kids.
Halloween, unknown until afew years ago in Italy, is becoming increasingly popular in the area. Somany are the private and local initiatives that offer leisure to the younger. These include those of the two main municipalities in the area: La Spezia and Sarzana, which open the doors of their fortresses to organize an unforgettable Halloween for children.
Halloween at Castle San Giorgio: shivers and ghosts with views of the Gulf
For the eighth consecutive year, on Halloween, the Castle of San Giorgio turns into a horror stage for children. On Tuesday, October 31st, from 9 to 11 pm, the manor rooms are transformed into thrilling scenery.
Inside, there will be organized shows and didactic workshops inspired to Halloween and designed for the youngest, who can produce small artifacts such as Frankenstein’s booklets, boxes decorated with stele statues explained in the Castle Museum, fantastic animals invented by the ” imagination in the Middle Ages, a mammon cat model. As they get caught up in the Castle, they can meet the scary minotaur and visit witches and elves.
Fun for adults will be no less: the animation of bunkers and fire eaters are really spectacular.
There will also be Matteo Arfanotti, Body Painting world champion, to make big and small make-up.
Missing participants’ disguise is possible but not welcome by the witches!
How much it costs?
From Monday October 16th pre-sale tickets are available at the Teatro Civico (piazza Mentana, 1- La Spezia 0187/727521 e l’infocenter via del Prione 234 – La Spezia).
The entrance fee is 5 euros per child between the ages of 4 and 11,
free for children up to 3 years and 3 euros between 12 and 99 years.
For Halloween, the Firmafede Fortress turns into the “Fortress of Terror!”
For Halloween, even the Firmafede Fortress is full of chills. On the day of Tuesday, the fortress will host games and workshops dedicated to the fun of the kids, naturally with Halloween theme, thanks to the commitment of the Ameglia vagabondo animation & Artist.
The day will be embellished by a frightening experience: the tour of terror in the Underground of the Fortress. During the tour of the secrets, children – divided into groups – will take part in an itinerant adventure that will lead them through the different halls, each with a themed activity.
Two animation shifts are planned: one afternoon at 3.30 pm and one evening at 9pm
The entrance ticket is € 15.00 for children, € 5.00 for adults and free for children under 3 years.
Activities are closed so we recommend buying pre-sales tickets.
The pre-sale is activated on October 12, 2017 at ticket offices of the Fortezza da Sarzana (Firmafede and Sarzanello).
For further information please call 370 343 3951.
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