Frequently Asked Questions
Inside Samichay, you will find:
- A musical stage offering concerts and DJ sets spanning various genres (from trance to techno, from cumbia to downtempo, and much more).
- An arena hosting conferences and seminars.
- A holistic area for yoga, meditations, and more.
- A bar and refreshment point.
- A children’s area.
- Camping area.
- Caravan area.
Samichay will be hosted by Tenuta Bellavista Insuese, a regional nature reserve that spans over 700 hectares and includes organic crops, lakes, and forests. The estate is located in Guasticce – Collesalvetti (LI), and the festival will take place on the shores of Lake Alberto.
We have created a Telegram group where you can exchange rides to the festival. People come from all over Italy, and it won’t be difficult to find a ride. The nearest train station is Collesalvetti FS, easily accessible from Pisa, Livorno, and Florence. The nearest airport is in Pisa, about 20 minutes by car from Samichay.
NO. It’s extremely dangerous to swim in the lake due to its muddy bottom and whirlpools that form even close to the shore. Do not approach or enter the water.
The first activities will start at 4:00 PM on Friday the 8th and continue until 6:00 PM on Sunday the 10th. The music will start at 6:00 PM on Friday and continue until late Sunday night.
You can access from 12:00 PM on Friday.
Minors are allowed only if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Yes. You are responsible for your pet and their interaction with others.
There will be a refreshment point inside Samichay, offering various dishes and sandwiches throughout the day. Vegetarian and vegan options will be available. There will also be a bar for beers, cocktails, coffee, and more.
Only cash. The internet coverage in the area is almost non-existent, and electronic payments are challenging.
Yes, you will find portable toilets in the camping and festival areas. Wooden showers are located in the camping area.
Yes, but the use of cooking fires is not allowed.
Alcoholic beverages can enter the camping area, but not the festival area.
The internet coverage is weak, so it depends on the provider. There are spots in the festival area where it works.
Most festival activities are free, except for the cacao ceremony, which requires a €10 contribution.
No, reservations are not necessary to participate in the activities.
Samichay is an inclusive and friendly festival. The activities offered are varied and suitable for different age groups.
- A tent if you plan to camp (or a hammock),
- comfortable clothing and shoes for any weather,
- a flashlight,
- a water bottle,
- an external phone battery,
- mosquito repellent (important),
- gadgets, costumes, and anything beautiful.
No, but the nearest hospital is a 14-minute drive away..
NO, it’s extremely dangerous to swim in the lake due to its muddy bottom and whirlpools that form even close to the shore. Do not approach or enter the water.
Yes, there will be an area just outside the festival area where you can set up your tent.
Yes, the camping area will have portable toilets and self-built showers.
No, most of the camping area is exposed to the sun during the day.
Yes. Alternatively, you can rent one of our glamping tents, but availability is limited, and the purchase must be made when you buy your online ticket.
Yes, there will be a designated area for caravan parking.
The caravan area is on flat ground adjacent to the camping area, a 2-minute walk from the festival.
No, there are no additional costs for caravans.
No, tents and caravans must be in separate areas for safety reasons.
No, the caravan area, is exposed to the sun for most of the day.
No, there won’t be electrical hookups in the caravan area.
Yes, daily tickets will be available for purchase on-site. You can check the prices at this link.
Tickets are not refundable but can be transferred.
In case of bad weather, the event will be postponed.
No, minors have free access to the festival but are only allowed if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.