Culture, leisure and well-being for Women's Day


Culture, leisure and well-being for Women's Day

Theatre, music, cinema, exhibitions, spas, yoga or sporting activities: everyone can choose to treat themselves even just for an hour to themselves and to celebrate March 8th, giving themselves time to do what they love. Processions and numerous events dedicated to International Women's Rights Day are planned in all cities; here are some suggestions for spending the party alone or with friends, in the city or away from home. It should be remembered that throughout the day, entry for women to museums, archaeological parks, monumental complexes, castles, historic villas and gardens and other state places of culture is free.
Women are at the center of 'Straordinarie', an exhibition of photographs and audio at the Fabbrica del Vapore in Milan: until 17 March you can admire 110 portraits of Italian women who, with their journey, testify to many different ways, all possible, of asserting themselves and realize their ambitions beyond prejudice and discrimination. In the Lombard capital it is possible to take a tour among 6 female talents, protagonists of the world of Milanese design and architecture: Cini Boeri, Gae Aulenti, Zaha Hadid, Kazuyo Sejima, Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. Also in Milan, those who love cocktails can delight in a lesson at Palazzo Cornalia, where the bartender of the exclusive hotel is ready to share the techniques, tricks of the trade and the story behind each cocktail.
Appointment at the Gallery of Modern Art in Rome for the 'Stories of women at Gam!' initiative, an exciting storytelling on the women protagonists of the current exhibitions.
At 5.30 pm at the Trajan's Markets – Museum of the Imperial Forums, the protagonists are Livia and Giulia, respectively wife and daughter of the emperor Augustus, told by Maria Paola Del Moro during the event 'The price of freedom: women of Augustus' Rome' . Among the itineraries in the city at 11am is 'Along the Walls: urban trekking from Porta Nomentana to Porta Tiburtina', a guided tour by Lorenzo Conte. At 5.30 pm at the Laurentina Library 'Saints, witches, mothers, divas, influencers… The thousand faces of the feminine yesterday and today', a meeting organized by Virginia Salles of the Psychology and Literature Study Centre, an in-depth analysis of the path that women face in search for one's own space of expression and identity.
At the Teatro Celebrazioni in Bologna Geppi Cucciari is the protagonist of 'Perfetta', a fun and ironic tribute to all women. In the historic center of Naples, the writer Trisha Palma pays tribute to courageous women with her murals, starting from the wall in Vicoletto Donnaregina. His works will be inaugurated on March 8th with the faces of Frida Kahlo, Michela Murgia, Rita Levi Montalcini, Matilde Serao and Artemisia Gentileschi.
The Grand Universe Lucca is the ideal place for a bike ride in the charming Tuscan city, while the Loggiato dei Serviti, in the heart of Florence, offers a guided tour of the mysteries of the capital.
At the Saturnia spa, well-being also involves yoga: a special 'Yoga Retreat' is dedicated to women and the rediscovery of energy. The package includes a 3-night stay from 7 to 10 March, 5 group and 2 private lessons with the yogi, treatments and massages; info: On March 8th at the Merano spa, entry to the pools is free for all women but it is possible to access the 'Feel Day', which includes a relaxing massage and access to the Sky spa on the roof of the hotel, with a panoramic swimming pool, hydromassage tubs, saunas, Turkish bath and relaxation area. Info: For a total regenerative experience in the water, the Ambasciatori Place Hotel in Fiuggi offers a flotation or sensory deprivation tank. In the Tangerine Spa there are also other hydrotherapies with water beds and dry treatments; info: If you want to add sport to relaxation, in La Thuile you can ski or go on guided excursions with your gaze turned towards the summit of Mont Blanc. For March 8th, all women will be offered a half-price ski pass, only if purchased at the cash desk, and wellness offers in a wide choice of facilities. Info: 'Viaggi in rosa' for 8 euros is the proposal of the Vigezzina-Centovalli Railway, which connects Domodossola to Locarno on blue and white trains: in just under two hours a slow and panoramic journey takes you to the Swiss side of the lake Greater.

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