During your stay in Borgo Vecchio situated in Neive, in the Langhe, in the district of Cuneo, Piemonte, you can discover the festivals dedicated to wine, truffles and flowers among the Langhe villages.
The arrival of Spring in the Municipality of Pralormo is celebrated with Messer Tulipano. The flowering of 75,000 tulips and daffodils frame the botanical event that takes place in the park of the Medieval Castle. The floral event, now in its 18th edition, is completed by the presence of exhibition stands, set-ups and collateral events that brighten up the day for both young and old people.
The old town center of San Damiano d’Asti comes alive with color and life with the characteristic and now customary flea market which takes place every year, in April, and attracts thousands of visitors. Childhood memories, bric and brac and vintage objects will be on sale in the counters of the colorful stands that have come from all over the region.
In July in Barolo, there’s an event named Collisioni. Conceived by a team of Italian artists, journalists and writers, the Festival was born with the intention of speaking to the younger public. For this reason, year after year, the event has added events and concerts that have attracted an increasing number of young people among whom many collaborate in the making of the event itself. But the event also consists of food and wine events such as the Wine Project through which they emphasize the food and wine peculiarities of the territory. The Festival also consists of a project dedicated to young people who are hosted for free in return for creative ideas that enrich the event.
In September, Bra hosts a three-day event dedicated to milk and its forms. The old town center will be animated by the presence of cheesemakers, refiners and shepherds who will demonstrate their skills in the preparation of one of the typical products of the local culture. The event, that has gained importance worldwide, includes collateral events and in-depth studies such as tasting laboratories, while the street cuisine and Piazza della Pizza will cheer the many visitors who have come for the occasion.
FIERA TARTUFO BIANCO
It’s not just one of the most awaited events in Piemonte, but also one of the most important food and wine events in the world, we are talking about the White Truffle Festival that takes place in October in Alba. The event that sees the famous truffle as its protagonist, is made of numerous collateral events including the famous World Market of the White Truffle of Alba, concerts and musical events, the Wine Festival, the Flag Festival and many others appointments that will delight the many visitors and lovers of the tasty tuber.
MAGICO PAESE DI NATALE
From the last weekend of November and throughout December the cobbled streets of the old town of Govone are pervaded by the magic of Christmas: wooden houses, mechanical nativity scenes, exhibition stands, tasting of local products have made this event one of the most visited in Italy during the Christmas period.