Fish festival in Fiumicino

10-12 June. The Sagra del Pesce, or Fish Festival, returns to the seaside town of Fiumicino outside Rome from 10-12 June.

Now in its 46th edition, the annual three-day culinary festival is dedicated to fish cuisine, in particular the fritto variety, open from 18.00 until midnight on Friday and Saturday, and from midday until midnight on Sunday.

The event involves 250 kg of fish – mostly shrimp and squid – being fried in a giant pan and distributed to spectators on Friday and Saturday evening from 20.00, and on Sunday from 13.00-15.00, then again later from 20.00 until all eaten.

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