2nd June: Republic day!

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Every year on 2 June, the Feast of the Italian Republic is celebrated.

On June 2 and 3, 1946, in fact, was held the institutional referendum by which the Italians were called to the polls to express themselves on what form of government, monarchy or republic, give the country, after the fall of fascism. After 85 years of reign, with 12,718,641 votes against 10,718,502 Italy became a republic and the monarchs of the House of Savoy were exiled.

June 2 celebrates the birth of the nation, in a similar way to the French July 14 (anniversary of the Taking of the Bastille) and to the American July 4 (day in which in 1776 the declaration of independence was signed).

With the law of March 5, 1977, n.54, the Feast of the Republic was moved to the first Sunday of June. Only in 2001 did the Amato government, with law no. 336 of November 20, 2000, bring the celebrations back to June 2, which then returned to be a holiday.

The agriturismo Torrazzetta, for this holiday, offers a tasting menu, including water and wine produced by its farm