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.

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.

Events, Antica Sagra Madonna della Neve

Antica Sagra Madonna della Neve, Colà di Lazise

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. 2018 dates 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.

Events,. Tortellini e dintorni

Tortellini e dintorni, Valeggio sul Mincio

This annual festival celebrates the local cuisine and traditions of the town. Enjoy the gastronomic delights of Valeggio sul Mincio's tortellini, washed down with a nice glass of Bardolino wine, while listening to live music in the open air. The chocolate tortellini is not to be missed!

Lake Garda, Bardolino, wine festival

Bardolino Wine Festival, Lake Garda

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!