Climbing events and festivals 2023 in Italy and Europe

Get ready to discover the most exciting and spectacular 2023 climbing events in Italy and Europe!

2023 confirms itself as the year of outdoor sports, and sport climbing is no exception. After its debut at the 2021 Olympics, interest in this discipline has exploded globally, confirming many climbing and extreme sports events and festivals in Italy and abroad.

This year you can discover festivals that offer not only competitions and climbing-related emotions but also workshops, conferences, concerts, and side activities, such as yoga, highline, caving, and massages. Let’s take a tour in Italy and continue to Tout à Blocs in France, to the London Climbing Festival in the UK, and to the Together We Grow Festival in Croatia: this year climbing enthusiasts will have plenty of choices.

Get ready to discover the most exciting and spectacular climbing events in Italy and Europe, in an atmosphere of sharing, passion, and respect for the environment.

Melloblocco 2023

May 4 – 7

A great boulder climbing gathering. An unmissable international event for enthusiasts and professionals. Climb freely on granite boulders and share your passion for climbing in a valley of incomparable beauty.

Val di Mello / Val Masino - Sondrio

Lombardy, Italy
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Finale for Nepal - CLIMB/PEACE 2023

May 12 – 14

An event that combines sport, awareness, and solidarity. Climb, meet protagonists of world climbing and participate in projects to help Nepal. The challenge is with oneself, but victory belongs to all those who participate.

Finale Ligure Marina - Savona

Liguria, Italy
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Dolorock 2023

May 19 – 21

An event that begins with an outdoor cinema and continues with the Red Point Fight competition in the Landro valley. The classic Dolorock party culminates with live music and awards.

Val di Landro - Bolzano

South Tyrol, Italy
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Adventure Outdoor Fest 2023

June 28 – July 2

A festival for outdoor sports enthusiasts and nature lovers. Share experiences, stories, and adventures among trekking, trail running, climbing, yoga, meditation, and much more in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines.

San Marcello Piteglio - Pistoia

Tuscany, Italy

Frasassi Climbing Festival 2023

August 31 – September 3

An exciting event that attracts climbers from all over the world. In addition to climbing, there are yoga, acroyoga, trekking, mountain biking, caving, trail running, and workshops with climbing personalities.

Serra San Quirico - Ancona

Marche, Italy
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Valle Orco Climbing Festival - VOCF 2023

September 29 – October 1

The most stylish, fun, and punk climbing festival in Italy. A cultural, musical, and playful event dedicated to all mountain and non-mountain enthusiasts.

Valle Orco - Turin

Piedmont, Italy
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San Vito Outdoor Fest 2023

October 1 – 15

An event dedicated to outdoor sports enthusiasts such as climbing, mountain biking, and kite surfing.


San Vito Lo Capo - Trapani

Sicily, Italy

Don’t miss these incredible climbing events in Italy!

And if you are curious to discover what’s going on in Europe, here are some events that caught our attention:

Together We Grow Festival

April 13 – 16

Four days of festival with highline, workshops on various disciplines, and musical performances.
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Cave Romane - Vinkuran


London Climbing Festival 2023

May 6 – 7

Held at HarroWall, London’s largest bouldering center, it offers workshops, competitions, and screenings.


HarroWall, London

United Kingdom

Outdoormix Festival 2023

May 26 – 29

Paid concerts, parties, and much more. The event takes place in Embrun, a renowned tourist resort both in summer and winter.

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Embrun, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur


Petzl Frankenjura Climbing Festival 2024

May 30 – June 2

Held every two years in Königstein, on the lawns of a natural swimming pool, with a vast program of conferences, workshops, climbing walls, exhibition stands, material testing, concerts, yoga sessions, and much more.

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Naturbad Königstein - Nuremberg


BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2023

June 2 – 5

A long weekend of climbing fun to bring together old and new enthusiasts in the Gower region.


Moorlakes Wood - Gower region

Wales, United Kingdom

Annot à Bloc 2023

June 3 – 4

The climbing festival takes place in Annot, an area with a unique geological heritage and suitable for practicing three types of climbing. The event includes a competition, finals on artificial blocks, and animations in the town square.

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Annot - Haute-Provence


Oh My Bloc 2023

June 9 – 11

This climbing festival takes place in Milly-la-Forêt, in the Île-de-France region, and aims to educate participants to practice climbing in a more environmentally respectful way.

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Île-de-France, France

Tout à Blocs 2023

July 17 – 22

A major climbing event held in L’Argentière la Bessée, in the Hautes Alpes. The festival offers a rich program of competitions, concerts, night finals, and initiatives for everyone.

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L'Argentière la Bessée


Monvic is always alongside climbing enthusiasts, offering quality, comfortable, and customizable clothing. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to be present at all events, but you will definitely meet us at Finale for Nepal, we won’t miss Frasassi and VOCF, and who knows what other magnificent events await us. Join us and bring your enthusiasm and passion for climbing to our stand. Together we’ll have a blast!

Have fun and happy climbing to all.

PS: Is your favorite festival missing? Let us know!