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97th Motor Meeting City of the Moto Guzzi

Place: Mandello Sul Lario

  • Starting Date: 7th of September
  • Ending Date: 9th of September

For motorbike’s lover san event that can be lost arrives starts in Mandello Sul Lario: the “97th Motor Meeting City of the Moto Guzzi”.

During the event there is also the “Moto Guzzi Open House 2018” with the extraordinary opening of the museum. On Friday 15th both the museum and the shop are open, while on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th it will also be possible to visit the assembly line of the engines and “Galleria del Vento”.

Here following the program of the Motor Meeting

Friday – 7th of September 2018

3 pm:  Opening of the Meeting– Motorbike rally start – Place Mercato

3 pm to 10 pm: Subscrition of the commitee & lottery ticket sale – Place Garibaldi

3 pm to 6 pm: Info Point – ParkingMoto Guzzi

3 pm to 6 pm: Vintage motorcycle exhibition – Molina – Place Leonardo da Vinci

3 pm to 6 pm: Stand FMI – ParkingMoto Guzzi

3 pm to 6 pm: Exhibition ‘Il Duilio e la Guzzi: storie di un amore infinito’ –  Sale polifunzionali – Lido Comunale

3 pm to 6.30 pm: Show ‘La via del Naco – Una Guzzi come compagna di viaggio, compagna di avventura’ – Place Garibaldi

3 pm to 10 pm: Custom Road – Place Garibaldi – Street of Medaglie Olimpiche Mandellesi

6:30 pm : Opening of refreshment areas

9 pm: Music show – Place Mercato

Saturday – 8th of September 2018

9 Am to 10 pm : Subscrition of the commitee & lottery ticket sale – Place Garibaldi

10 Am  to 6 pm: Info Point – Moto Guzzi Parking

3 pm to 6 pm: Stand FMI – ParkingMoto Guzzi

10 am to 6 pm: Vintage motorcycle exhibition – Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

3 pm to 6 pm: Exhibition ‘Il Duilio e la Guzzi: storie di un amore infinito’ –  Sale polifunzionali – Lido Comunale

3 pm to 6.30 pm: Show ‘La via del Naco – Una Guzzi come compagna di viaggio, compagna di avventura’ – Place Garibaldi

10 am to 4 pm: Visit of Maggiana’s Tower

10 a  to 12 am : Visit of San Giorgio’s church

10 am to 10 pm:  Custom Road – Place Garibaldi

11 am : Start of historic motorcycles – 8 Cylinders–Leonardo da Vinci Place

12 am : Opening of refreshment areas

From 4.30 pm: Lake Tour with “the Lucie”, typical boats of Lake Como

6:30 pm: Opening of refreshment areas

9 pm: Music show – Place Mercato

10:20 pm: Lottery draw – International Motorbike Meeting

10:30 pm: Fireworks show – Lake Area

11 pm: Music show – Place Mercato

Sunday – 9th of September 2018

9 Am to 3 pm: Subscrition of the commitee – Place Garibaldi

9 Am to 2 pm: Info Point – Parking Moto Guzzi

9 Am to 2 pm: Stand FMI – Parking Moto Guzzi

10 Am to 2 pm: Vintage motorcycle exhibition – Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

10 am to 2 pm: Exhibition ‘Il Duilio e la Guzzi: storie di un amore infinito’ –  Sale polifunzionali – Lido Comunale

10 am to 2 pm: Show ‘La via del Naco – Una Guzzi come compagna di viaggio, compagna di avventura’ – Place Garibaldi

10 Am to 12 Am: Visit of San Giorgio’s church

11 am : Start of historic motorcycles – 8 Cylinders–Leonardo da Vinci Place

12 Am: Opening of refreshment areas

3 pm: Closing cerimony

Festival of Fried Fish 2018 in Sarnico

Place: Sarnico

Starting date: June 29

Ending date: July 1

For food lovers on June 29 in Sarnico starts the “Festival of Fried Fish”. Organized by the Associazione Avis Basso Sebino the fair start on June 29 at 6.30 pm in XX Settembre square.

On Saturday the 30th and Sunday the 1st of July it will be possible to start tasting flavors from the Iseo Lake and Basso Sebino already at 11 in the morning.

Often mistreated the lake fish is a real pleasure. This festival is the right occasion to encounter it or taste it in a magical atmosphere.

Fried fish, bread and sausage, fried fries, lake sardine with polenta, polenta with stracchino from the Bronzone Mountain or gorgonzola, Donizetti Cake (a typical cake from the bergamo area)… al this courses wait for you during the fair.

Due to the fact that the organization of the festival is by the AVIS from Basso Sebino, these three days will also be the occasion to increase the number of donors. A free and simple way to make something for others.

For further information you can access the following link: http://prolocosarnico.it

Moniga del Garda, “Italy in Pink” 2018

Place: Moniga del Garda

  • Starting date: June the 1st
  • Ending date: June the 3rd

For all wine rosé lovers, the event “Italy in Pink” is back again. The event, at its 11th edition, is held at the Moniga del Garda Castel since the 1st of June.

During the 3 days, famous wine firms would allow the tasting of more then 150 very good rosé wines from all over the peninsula.

The event start on Friday the 1st of June at 5pm. At 6 pm the award ceremony for the Pompeo Molmenti Trophy followed at 7.30 pm by the tasting of the wines awarded, with the introduction by Mr. Fabio Finazzi, representing the ONAV* of the Brescia area.

The event of the first day end at 11 pm and opens the following day at 5pm. At 6.15 pm there is the tasting of “The rosé wines of Degusto Salento”, this time introduced by Jlenia Gigante. Elisabetta Ceccariglia di RosaeMaris will instead introduce the Rosé form the Maremma at 7.30 pm, and at 8.30 pm there will be the tasting of “Chiaretto, Cerasuolo, Rosato: the local Italian rosé wines” with Angelo Peretti.

Even on Saturday the event stops at 11 pm to reopen on June 3rd at 5 pm. At 6 pm the tasting of the “Rosé from the wineries from the Veneto”, at 6 pm the “Rosati di Degusto Salento”. The closing for the visitors of the event is provided for the 10 pm and at 11 the event will definitively close.

If you would be interested we remind you that reservation is compulsory and the cost is set to 5 euros. To partecipate you can send an email to info@italiainrosa.it.

*National Organization of Wine Taster.

Botanic Treasure Hunting (Villa del Grumello)

Place: Como

Starting date: April 2nd

Ending date: April 2nd

If you look for an idea for the Easter Monday, the Villa Grumello could be your destination.

It is not one of the most famous but at the same time it is a real charming location. The 2nd of April its gardens are open and for child it is possible to be part of a Botanic Treasure Hunting organized by the Association “Grandi Giardini Italiani”.

For child from 5 to 11 years old, Italian speaking but also English, French, Spanish and German speaking, the meeting is held at the Greenhous of the building. They will be very closed to the nature and will know flowers and plants through the games organised for the event.

The Conte Celesia, naturalist and owner of the villa since the end of the 9th century, will be the virtual guide of the young explorer, driving them through the fantastic adventures among the high number of botanic species. As the Conte was used to do they will admire the wonderful viewpoint facing the lake and the mountains.

Before the end of the day they will also realize something that will be held by the Grumello Villa as sign of their tour and that possibly will come back and see in their future.

To participate to this event it is necessary to book the attendance writing to the following mail address info@villadelgrumello.it; the cost is 5 €.

And what will parents do in the meantime?

The gardens are very nice and offers visitors romantic places… so why not enjoy their day whilst child are walking around with Conte Celesia?

Under Colours Arona 2018

Place: Arona

  • Starting Date: March
  • Ending Date: May

Back to Arona returns “Under Colors Arona (#UndercoloursArona)”, the installation that for some years enriches the proposals of the beautiful town overlooking the waters of the Lake Maggiore.

As happens in many Italian and European cities, many colored umbrellas will be hung in the streets, creating choreography and giving a new look to the streets where they are posed.

If you have already visited Arona in a period when the event was not held, we suggest you to come back and enjoy this new event; the umbrellas create a new atmosphere and new sceneries, the streets take new life and every breath of wind gives life to new views.

To enjoy the beauty of Under Colors Arona 2018 we invite you in Arona during the months of March, April and May; walk along Corso Cavour and Corso Repubblica, and let yourself be enchanted by the event.

Go on top of the San Nicolò bell tower, the “Big Pencil”

Place: Lecco

  • January 13
  • January 27

Also in this 2018 in Lecco there is the opportunity to go on top of the San Nicolò bell tower, the “Big Pencil” dominating the town and offering an amazing view on the Como Lake.

Second bell tower in for highness in Italy and among the highest in Europe, it is open for visits in specific date when some specified voluntary guides offer their services to visitors.

To access the tower it is necessary to book in advance from the web site http://www.campaniledilecco.it. There is not a fixed price but a free offer that is used for charity projects.

Before booking it would be useful to read the safety instructions within the website to avoid creating danger to themselves, other or the monument.

The visit is possible to a maximum of 13 people at the same time and lasts around 1 hour. Each 20 minutes a new group access the tours and in the case of delays of a group it will not be waited in order to avoid problems to the organization. To start the tour it is necessary to be at the entrance 15 minutes before the tour starts.

To leave a different and particular day we suggest to participate to this event in one of the days it is organised to discover the tower bell’s history. Wear easy and comfortable shoes and be ready to step up the 400 steps. It will not be easy but the result would be grateful.

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Chocolate in Franciacorta and Local Products

Place: Monticelli Brusati
Starting date: November 17
Ending date: November 19

Few kms outside Iseo, on Friday 17th of November starts the event “Chocolate in Franciacorta and Local Products”; gluttons and gourmands have to go to this event that allows to taste local products and delicacies.

The first day, at 8.30 pm, at the Community Room will be assigned the student’s awards for the school year 2016/2017. The same night, citizens having shown particular values during the year will also be given of their special awards.

On Saturday 18 of November will be a special day for chocolate lovers. At 3.30 p.m. there is the inauguration and after that everyone will give their gourmet papillae their joy. After 4 p.m. there will be show cooking and tastes of the Diamantino (chocolate) of Monticelli Brusati.

The cake, invented years ago by the confectioner Pietro Rodella; it is a little praline of dark chocolate stuffed with Monticelli blueberry grape, milk chocolate, honey, milk cream. A temptation impossible to resist to.

At night, at 8.30 p.m., the company OLGA will represent the vernacular comedy “El Còr al gà mia età”.

On Sunday November the 19th, from 10 am to 8 pm, at the chocolate and local product stand further shows and tastes. There will also be hobby and creative market and different stands.

At 6 p.m. there is the Saint Mass in Protector’s Honour.

A news of this year: it is possible to visit the local Montina Winery on Saturday the 18th, or on Sunday the Winery Antica Fratta; it is necessary to book the visit and the price is 12 euro including the visit, the taste and the access to the stands of the event.

To be always up to date about the event and know the news and information we suggest to follow the facebook page of the event: https://www.facebook.com/cioccolatoinfranciacorta/

Santa Klaus’ Bergamo house

Place: Lovere

  • Starting date: November 18
  • Ending date: December 26

Christmas is even closer, child start dreaming the most magic night of the year, and Santa Klaus’ Bergamo house is ready to open its doors on the Iseo Lake.

The 2017 edition is held at the Tadini Accademy Palace in Lovere, usually from 2pm to 6 pm, and childs will have the chance to meet Santa, the elfs, and play sounds, lights and scenes; being inside the event will be independent of meteo conditions.

At the Bergamo house of Santa, every guy will write his letter with the help of the elfs of the Farm of the ram and, giving it directly in Santa’s hands, will get a nice present. Among the letters, thanks to the “Letter’s contest”, some of them will be drawn and the winners, together with their classmates, will visit free the Ram Farm and the Rice’s Valley mines.

The magic atmosphere in which childs will have fun with their beloved characters will surprise also their parents who will taste a fantastic Vin Brulé. For everyone finally some tea will be available.

Furthermore, childs, will also meet a lot of animals of the farm and realize very nice Christmas jobs with the help of the Elfs. Childs who want to will also be subject to a special Christmas make up and explore Santa’s house and take a picture with him.

To participate it is not necessary to book the entrance, whose cost is 8 € each opening day, except on Saturday 18th of November, Saturday 25th of November, Saturdays of December and the 26th of the December when costs is reduced to 5 €.

For babies with less than 3 years entrance is free.

The house will be open every Saturday and Sundays, Friday the 8th of December and Tuesday the 26th of December.

For further information about the opening dates please check and follow the page: lacasabergamascadibabbonatale

Villa Carlotta, “The colours of the Wood – Natural flowers and trees in the Fabani herbarium”

Place: Tremezzina (Como)

  • Starting Date: 16th of September
  • Ending Date: 5th of November

In Tremezzina, Villa Carlotta, today starts the event “The colours of the Wood – Natural flowers and trees in the Fabani herbarium”, nice event for adults and children loving the nature.

The research activity of the Como Doctor Giuseppe Fabiani, with his documents – prove of his activity between the 1907 and the 1938 – is maintained by the Foundation Centro Studi Nicolò Crusca in Como, which has organized the event in cooperation with Villa Carlotta.

The herbarium is composed of 3.000 tables, but the exhibition, handled by Augusto Pirola, shows 50 tables illustrating the composition of the woods of the Prealpi areas of the Como area.

Look at the tables is like entering the magic and enchanted atmospheres of the woods. The tables exhibit in the event are organized by place of origin, undergrowth, blanket and margin. The connection with the collections of Villa Carlotta drives the visitor to look for the plants directly in the natural space of its gardens.

A special section is dedicated to the medical and food grass.

During the event there will be workshops involving the visitors.

The 17th of September, at 3 pm, there is a workshop for families “Let’s build an herbarium”. The participation is open to whoever is more than 10 years old; the cost of the ticket is 10 € for child and 15 for adults.

For information and booking please contact Villa Carlotta at the following email: eventi@villacarlotta.it.

From the 13th of September on it is possible visiting “Grass to Vegetables”, exhibition of botanic watercolours made by Silvana Rava, botanic illustrator winner of a lot of awards who from the 2010 on organizes classes at the Biological Department of the University of Pisa. Her operas are exhibit in collections like the Hunt Institute and the Lindlay Library in London.

On 16th and 30th of September, at 6 pm, there is an important date for music lovers: Christian Leotta will exhibit in the Marble Room playing the second part of the 32 sounds for piano by Beethoven.

The cost of the ticket is 20 € and the pre-sale is at the ticket office of Villa Carlotta.

96th Motor Meeting City of the Moto Guzzi

Place: Mandello Sul Lario

  • Starting Date: 8th of September
  • Ending Date: 10th of September

For motorbike’s lover san event that can be lost arrives starts in Mandello Sul Lario: the “96th Motor Meeting City of the Moto Guzzi”.

Before explaining about del program we want to tell you about two gems that will interest everyone: the Contest Special Café Racer “Le Speciali del Taj” and the Lottery.

The first one is a contest in which private “Guzzisti” that have been able to realize a “unique” moto Guzzi will have the chance to show and be evaluated by a jury of Guzzisti lead by Bruno Scola. 3 of the candidates will win a Special Recognition.

The contest is the 9th of September and signing is allowed up the 11th of the same day. Information can be found on the official website of the Motor Meeting .

The second special event is the lottery is on the 9th of September at 10 pm at the Piazza del Mercato of Mandello. The reward is just one: a Moto Guzzi V7 II Café Racer.

During the event there is also the “Moto Guzzi Open House 2017” with the extraordinary opening of the museum. On Friday 15th both the museum and the shop are open, while on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th it will also be possible to visit the assembly line of the engines.

At the Open House 2017 the V9 Bobber Open House special version will be exhibit. For a special test ride with Gianfranco Guareschi you can book directly on the website at motoguzzi.com. Bookings are possible also during the event but are limited.

Here following the program of the Motor Meeting:

Friday – 8th of September 2017

3 pm:  Opening of the Meeting– Motorbike rally start – Place Mercato

3 pm to 10 pm: Subscrition of the commitee & lottery ticket sale – Place Garibaldi

3 pm to 6 pm: Info Point – ParkingMoto Guzzi

3 pm to 6 pm : Inscription Contest Special café racer ‘Le speciali del Taj’ – Place del Mercato

3 pm on: ‘Russian Devils – Wall of death’ – Motor Show – Place L. da Vinci (admission with fee)

3 pm to 6 pm: Vintage motorcycle exhibition – Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

3 pm to 6 pm: Exhibition  ‘The Abstention Agreement: Sixty years from the stop to racing” – Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

3 pm to 6 pm: Exhibition – Ettore Gambioli ‘Guzzi & Sculpture’ Sala Consigliare –L. da Vinci Place

3 pm to 7 pm: Exhibition – City of Engines “The Guzzi’s “cars” of the records” –Italia Place

3 pm to 8 pm: Show – ‘Three-wheeled Moto Guzzi’ – Multifunctional Rooms – Common Beach

3 pm to 8 pm: Stories and tales of who made their own Moto Guzzi an inseparable travel companion’ –  Place Garibaldi

3 pm to 10 pm: Custom Road – Place Garibaldi – Street of Medaglie Olimpiche Mandellesi

3 pm to 10 pm: Exhibition ‘Moto Guzzi e Mandello del Lario – Ing. Umberto Viettone and the  Generosity Award’  – Sala Consigliare – Place L. Da Vinci

6:30 pm : Opening of refreshment areas

9 pm: Music show – Place Mercato

Saturday – 9th of September 2017

9 Am to 10 pm : Subscrition of the commitee & lottery ticket sale – Place Garibaldi

09 Am: Innovatour Truck Città dei Motori – Vintage Vehicles – Blue Bus State Police – Moto  Guzzi Parcking

10 Am  to 6 pm: Info Point – Moto Guzzi Parking

09 am to 4 pm: Inscription Contest Special café racer ‘Le speciali del Taj’ – Place Mercato

10 pm on: ‘Russian Devils – Wall of death’ – Motorciyclist Show – Place L. da Vinci (admission with fee)

10 am to 6 pm: Vintage motorcycle exhibition – Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

10 am to 6 pm: Exhibition  “The Abstention Agreement: Sixty years from the stop to racing”  – Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

10 am to 6 pm: Exhibition – Ettore Gambioli ‘Guzzi & Sculpture’ – Sala Consigliare – Place L. Da Vinci

10 am to 6 pm: Exhibition – City of Engines – The Guzzi’s “cars” of the records – Place Italia

10 am to 6 pm: Show – ‘Three-wheeled Moto Guzzi’ – Multifunctional Rooms – Common Beach

10 am to 6 pm: Visit of Maos date back 1475-1485

10 am to 8 pm:  “Stories and tales of who made their own Moto Guzzi an inseparable travel companion’ –  Place Garibaldi

10 am to 10 pm:  Custom Road – Place Garibaldi

10 am to 6 pm: Exhibition ‘Moto Guzzi e Mandello del Lario – Ing. Umberto Viettone and the  Generosity Award’  – Sala Consigliare – Place L. Da Vinci

10:30 am: Meeting – Innovatour Road Show 2017: Safety of Tourism in the Technology Era – Teatro F. De Andrè – Place Leonardo da Vinci

11:00 Am: Start of historic motorcycles – 8 Cilindri / 8 Cylinders– Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

12:00 Am: Opening of refreshment areas

2 pm – 5 pm:  2°  Motoaquila – Motorcycles exhibition and trial of regularity – Placele Agip – Area Cortesi

From 2 pm: Lake Tour with “the Lucie”, typical boats of Lake Como (on offer)

4 pm: Parade in the centre of town with Guzzi – Gilera – Mondial – Anniversary pact of abstention

5:15 pm: Prizegiving –  Contest Special café racer ‘Le speciali del Taj’ – Place del Mercato

6 pm: City of Engines – Parade Engines and Fashion – Place Italia

6:30 pm: Opening of refreshment areas

7 pm: Music show – Place Garibaldi

9 pm: Music show – Place Mercato

10:20 pm: Lottery draw – International Motorbike Meeting

10:30 pm: Fireworks show – Lake Area

11 pm: Music show – Place Mercato

Sunday – 10th of settembre 2017

9 Am to 3 pm: Subscrition of the commitee – Place Garibaldi

9 Am to 2 pm: Info Point – Parking Moto Guzzi

10 Am: ‘Russian Devils – Wall of death’ – Motorbike Show – Place L. da Vinci (admission with fee)

10 Am to 2 pm: Vintage motorcycle exhibition – Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

10 Am to 2 pm: Exhibition  “The Abstention Agreement: Sixty years from the stop to racing” – Molina – Place Lega Lombarda

10 Am to 2 pm: Exhibition – City of Engines –The Guzzi’s “cars” of the records – Place Italia

10 Am to 2 pm: Exhibition – Ettore Gambioli ‘Guzzi & Sculpture’ – Place L.da Vinci

10 Am to 2 pm: Exhibition ‘Moto Guzzi e Mandello del Lario – l’Ing. Umberto Viettone and the  Generosity Award’  – Sala Consigliare – Place L. Da Vinci

10 Am to 2 pm:  Show – ‘Moto Guzzi a tre ruote / three-wheeled Moto Guzzi’ – Sale polifunzionali – Lido Comunale

10 Am to 1 pm:  2°  Motoaquila – Motorcycles exhibition and trial of regularity – Placele Agip – Area Cortesi

10 Am to 12 Am: Visita Torre di Maggiana / Visit of Maggiana’s Tower (Known as Federico Barbarossa’s)

10 Am to 12 Am: Visit of San Giorgio’s church –  Frescos Dated Back 1475-1485

10 Am to 3 pm: La via del Naco: – stories and tales of who made their own Moto Guzzi an inseparable travel companion’ –  Place Garibaldi

12 Am: Opening of refreshment areas

3 pm: Closing cerimony

8-9-10 Settembre 2017 / 9 Am – 7 Pm – “ Anime Guzzi” di  Dubravka Marjanovic – Photo exhibition – Fondazione Ercole Carcano