LateRooms.com - Celebrate Italian culture in Brisbane

May 13, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
LateRooms.com reports Brisbane holidaymakers hankering for a touch of the continent might want to make sure they add Italian Week to their itineraries.

The festival - which is now in its fourth year - takes place in the Australian city between May 26th and June 2nd and sees host of special events, exhibitions and other attractions with an Italian theme take over Brisbane for its duration.

Those checking into hotels in Brisbane can enjoy activities such as barista courses, Italian-themed football tournaments, film screenings, a Tuscan dinner and wine tasting and even a race between Italian waiters.

Other highlights include musical performances and concerts, a comedy festival, an authentic alfresco feast and the transformation of Jan Power's farmers markets into Italian ones.

Visitors can also expect to take advantage of special offers and discounts at Italian restaurants and special events across Brisbane.

Some of Brisbane's other attractions include the Story Bridge, the Queensland Maritime Museum and the Commissariat Store, which is one of the oldest buildings in the city.

Editors Notes:

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