Orbetello puts on a sophisticated celebration with a bunch of masked parades by the laguna on 31 Jan, 7 Feb, 9 Feb and 14 Feb. The competition has been held since the 1950s with categories for each age group.
These aren’t shop bought costumes, but really elegant pieces. This year’s inspiration is fairytales with a particular nod to Alice in Wonderland. Put the 9 Feb parade in your calendar. It’s a nighttime event and promises to be pretty impressive.