From at the beginning of March one of the most famous Carnival in Italy
The Historical Carnival in Ivrea including The Battle of Oranges is recognized as an “Italian event of international importance”. It is the commemoration of the populace revolt against the Baron of the place who reduced to hungry the city. The cause of the revolt was the refusal of a miller’s daughter to respect the jus primae noctis.
This Historical Carnival in Ivrea is also so famous because of the “Battle of Oranges” taking place on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday afternoon.