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Autumn in the villages: the 10 events not to be missed

Monday 17 october 2022

An autumn calendar full of events not to be missed in the Italian villages

Autumn in the villages: the 10 events not to be missed

Summer is over but for some, the holidays are about to begin. How? With our list of 10 autumn 2022 events in the boroughs, they won't take more than a weekend.

1. "Saturday of the Artist" in Valeggio sul Mincio

Saturday 22 October artists and nature lovers are invited to Valeggio sul Mincio, near Verona. To participate in "Sabato d'Artista", just send, by the previous Monday, an email to: [email protected], with an example of your creations and the date chosen for the exhibition. The 35 selected artists will receive the ticket to enter the Sigurtà Park, as well as the opportunity to stage their creativity, in order to celebrate the natural colors of autumn.

2. A two-day chocolate treat

In Caprarola, in the province of Viterbo, the Cioccofest, the Chocolate Festival and the Chestnut Festival open on 22 and 23 October. Against the backdrop of the stables of the Palazzo Farnese Park, bystanders will have the opportunity to taste chocolate in all its forms. Here all the details.

3. In Pesaro-Urbino, where the truffle is the protagonist

The 57th National White Truffle Fair, with a calendar full of events, sensory itineraries, cooking shows, tastings, exhibitions and workshops (also for children), is scheduled from Sunday 23 October to Sunday 19 November, in the municipality of Acqualagna, the capital of the truffle. It is one of the 2022 autumn events in the most famous villages, as a reference point for all lovers of one of the most important Italian excellences; among the guests, even starred chefs. For the schedule, just click here.

4. In Puglia for a night of "fear"

In Alberobello, in the province of Bari, the "aneme di mourte" are about to arrive. On the occasion of Halloween, between 29 October and 01 November 2022, the event "Stories of fear among the trulli" allows you to discover the history of the city, through the mysterious tales and legends of tradition, in the evocative setting of trulli. To book, you need to contact the number: +39 328 4819482; click here for information on location and costs.

5. In Arrone, among the olive trees

In the province of Terni, on Sunday 30 October you will walk among the olive trees, through a path that will involve, at the same time, another 160 cities in 17 regions. In Arrone, the "Walk among the Olives" includes a tour of 4 kilometers, inside the Nera River Park, which can also be traveled by bicycle, and in conclusion, a tasting of bread, oil and typical products. Here you can see all the details and here you can search for other cities.

6. Discovering the "maidda"

On 5 and 6 November in Aidone (EN) there is the Pasta Festival, under the frame of the former Church of San Domenico, in Piazza Dante Alighieri. On the program: a temporary exhibition of peasant tools, as well as the classic display of typical products with the possibility of trying handmade pasta as it was done in ancient times, with the cupboard. For more information on the program of events, click here.

7. The Aosta Valley Farmers Market is located in Ayas

Among the 2022 autumn events in the villages, we also point out the organic market of traditional products "Lo Tsaven", which will take place on November 13 in Ayas. The event is managed by Coldiretti and has the desire to advertise the delicacies of the area, especially seasonal vegetables. Here all the information and openings. Admission is free.

8. "Autumn in Barbagia" in Atzara

In the 2022 edition of "Autumn in Barbagia" the municipality of Atzara, together with 31 others in the province of Nuoro, will open the doors for a food and wine tour, also aimed at showing the uses and customs, as well as the artistic, historical and artisan heritage of the Barbagia. On the weekend of November 19th and 20th it will be possible to attend the processing of the grapes and taste the typical products of the area with the background music of Sardinian folklore songs and dances. Absolutely not to be missed: an exhibition of local ancient embroideries and traditional handicrafts. Click here to see all events. Participation is free.

9. A spiritual event

On 23 November in Bobbio, Piacenza, San Colombano, patron saint of the city, is celebrated. The liturgical celebrations will begin at 11:00 at the abbey of the same name but the day before, along the portico, it is traditional to follow the Transit of San Colombano, or the ancient procession, which culminates at midnight, with the arrival of the bust in the basilica. bearing the relics of the saint. Refreshments follow.

10. In Emilia-Romagna to anticipate Christmas

In Brisighella, in Ravenna, on Sunday 18 December they are ready for gifts. With "Christmas Light: Torchlight procession of Santas", at 4.30 pm the historic center of the Romagna village will light up with colors for the Torchlight procession of the Records, accompanied by markets with typical products and local crafts and entertainment for everyone. For registration and information, it is necessary to contact the Pro Loco at: 0546/81166, or by email at: [email protected]


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