If you’re looking for a perfect way to celebrate the beginning of Spring, why not book a half-price holiday in Italy?

A young woman with her suitcase walking along a rural street
B&B Day is coming back to Italy on the first Saturday of the month of March © pepmiba / Getty Images

The B&B Day initiative is coming back to the Bel Paese on Saturday 7 March, when a large number of the country’s bed & breakfast structures will offer guests the chance of booking a night and getting another one for free.

A picture of a "bed & breakfast" sign
The initiative includes a considerable amount of strictures all over Italy © KevinAlexanderGeorge / Getty Images

The initiative is quite straightforward – if guests book the night of 7 March, they can also choose either the Friday before or the Sunday after and have that night for free, essentially getting a huge discount on a short weekend holiday.

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B&B Day has been happening since 2017 and it’s meant to “celebrate the proven hospitality made of warmth, familiarity, relaxation and sustainability shared both by the bed & breakfast owners and their guests,” as it reads on the initiative’s official website.

A shot of the Tuscan hills at sunset
At the same time as the B&B Day, there are also several exhibition and initiatives to fill up your weekend holiday and they can all be found on the official website © Diego Mariottini / Shutterstock

Several structures throughout Italy participate in the initiative, from ones located in the countryside to ones that are right in the middle of major cities, like Rome’s famous Trastevere neighbourhood. To select the place that best suits your style of holiday you can use the filter on the initiative’s website, and choose between structures that are either in the North or South of Italy; are more adventurous or more relaxing; allow you to bring your pet with you.

A shot of a very typical Trastevere alley in Rome
The B&Bs joining the initiative are both in the countryside and right in the heart of major cities like Rome © Catarina Belova / Shutterstock

If you like to know more about the initiative you can click here for all the details.

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