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Italian Navy tall ship Amerigo Vespucci-Port of Los Angeles

July 8

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 8, 2024

Amerigo Vespucci Tall Ship in Port of Los Angeles 7/3-8/24

The majestic Italian Navy tall ship Amerigo Vespucci will visit the Port of Los Angeles for six consecutive days starting Wednesday, July 3. Free tours are available and adjacent to the ship will be an expansive “Villaggio Italia,” an Italian village featuring cultural food, music, art and activities.

The historic sailing ship and training vessel of the Italian Navy, the Amerigo Vespucci will be docked at Berth 46 in the Port’s Outer Harbor. Tour reservations are required and can be made at https://tourvespucci.it/en/events/come-aboard/.

Next to the vessel, the Villaggio Italia will feature a “Piazza Italia” square with pavilions featuring daily performances, exhibitions, food and film all meant to capture the soul and beauty of Italy. The village will be open daily from 9 a.m.-10 p.m., except for Wednesday, July 3 (4-10 p.m.) and Monday, July 8 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.).

Highlights of the six-day event include:
• Frecce Tricolori, the Italian Air Force’s National Aerobatic Team, will perform air show above Amerigo Vespucci. Air show times: 4 p.m. July 4; 7:15 p.m. July 6; 7 p.m. July 8.

• Screenings of internationally successful Italian films, selected by the Venice Biennale’s Mostra Internazionale del Cinema della Biennale di Venezia, will occur on the evenings of July 4-7.

• Visitors will be able to enjoy cuisine from Eataly’s “Ristorante Italia” as well as cooking sessions, conferences, tastings and an immersive exhibition.

• Daily music performances by Carabinieri’s Fanfara Cadet Team.

The Amerigo Vespucci began a two-year world tour last summer and has visited 15 countries on three continents. Following its Los Angeles visit, the vessel will travel to Japan, Australia, India, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudia Arabia.

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Photo courtesy NAVALNEWS


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