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.
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
Finale for Nepal - CLIMB/PEACE 2023
Finale Ligure Marina - Savona
Val di Landro - Bolzano
Adventure Outdoor Fest 2023
San Marcello Piteglio - Pistoia
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
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
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
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
Cave Romane - Vinkuran
London Climbing Festival 2023
Outdoormix Festival 2023
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.
Naturbad Königstein - Nuremberg
BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2023
Moorlakes Wood - Gower region
Annot à Bloc 2023
Annot - Haute-Provence
Oh My Bloc 2023
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!