The Italian Lakes
Borghetto has an annual ‘Nodo a’Amore’ festival along the local bridge to celebrate love and romance. There is a medieval theme – the hosts dress as dashing gentlemen and the ladies as pretty damsels. There is fine wine and food, as well as Italian opera music and fireworks, and 600,000 individually made tortellini. Tickets can be purchased from participating restaurants.
Experience one of Lake Garda's traditional festivals - The Ancient Feast of Our Lady of the Snows - in Lazise. There will be music, dancing and food stalls showcasing the best local produce and cuisine. There is a funfair for the children and big kids to enjoy, and the festival culminates in a fireworks display on the last evening. 2019 dates to be confirmed.
In the city of Monza, just north of Milan, you'll find the Autodromo, home to the Italian Grand Prix, one of the season's most cherished and evocative races. Monza, the Temple of Speed, is the quickest circuit on the Formula 1 calendar, guaranteeing some spectacular racing.
This great annual wine festival in Bardolino celebrates the maturation and distribution of the new Bardolino wine. It's held over five days at the end of September / early October and is a very popular event. Enjoy the colourful food fair, entertainment, music, fireworks and of course, the wine tasting! 2019 dates to be confirmed.