The Italian Lakes

Events, Palio del Chiaretto 2014

Palio del Chiaretto

A festival to celebrate the claret Bardolino DOC, the most popular wine produced in the region. With wine tastings, concerts and fireworks this event attracts thousands of visitors from across Europe. Why not join them and stand by the lake tasting the regions finest wine... Sounds like a good day out. 2020 dates to be confirmed.

Events, Festa del Nodo d'Amore

Festa del Nodo d'Amore

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. 2020 date to be confirmed.

Italian Grand Prix

Italian Grand Prix

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. 2020 dates to be confirmed.