Calendar of events and tourism opportunities

Edited by the Department of Tourism and the Thermal Activities in the Province of Pavia

CARNIVAL

Shrove Tuesday
CANDIA LOMELLINA
Piazza San Carlo- Angolo via Peschiera,
at 21:00
CANDIESE CARNIVAL
Historical parade across the town,

trial and burning of “La Bella Pierina”

Org. and info: Library, Tel.: 0382-74003

 

Saturday and Sunday of Carnival

FERRERA ERBOGNONE

Piazza Bartellini- City Theatre

CARNIVAL IN FERRERA

Carnival for children, masked ball

And Festival of the “Farceau”

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 0382-998012 

 

Sunday of Carnival

MEDE

Administrative centre, at 14:00

CARNEVALISSIMO

With the local masks “Il Garulla and la Magnolina”

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 0384-822106

 

Sunday and Shrove Tuesday

MENCONICO

Administrative centre and neighbouring centres

CARNIVAL WITH PARADE FLOATS

Parade floats and masked parade

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 348-7148671

 

2 nd Sunday after Ash Wednesday

RUINO

Loc. Pometo, at 13:00

CARNEVALONE IN PIAZZA

polenta with sausages, herrings and local products.

Prize to the most original masks

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel: 0385-98157

 

Sunday of Carnival

SANNAZZARO DE BURGONDI

Market Square and Piazza del Popolo, at 14:30

SANNAZZARESE CARNIVAL

With the mask of Burgundo

Org. and info: Pro Loco and Municipality, Tel.: 0382-997485

 

Sunday after Ash Wednesday

SANTA MARIA DELLA VERSA

Administrative centre, at 14:00

CARNUA’ D’LA VAL VERSA

Parade floats and masks, with polentata

Org, and info: Comitato, Tel.: 335-6747086

 

2nd Sunday after  Ash Wednesday

STRADELLA

Piazza Trieste, at 14:00

STRADELLINO CARNIVAL

polenta, salami, parade floats and masked groups

Org, and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 0385-245912

 

Sunday, Monday and Shrove Tuesday

VARZI

Piazza della Fiera. At 14:30

VARZESE CARNIVAL

Masked ball

Org.: Municipality and Pro Loco; info: 0383-53532

 

Sunday and Shrove Tuesday

VIGEVANO

Piazza Ducale and city centre, at 15:00

CARNEVALE IN PIAZZA

Parade floats and contest for children in costume

Org.: Municipality; info: Pro Loco; Tel.: 0381-690269

 

1st or 2nd Sunday after Ash Wednesday

VOGHERA

Piazza del Duomo, at 14:00

VOGHERESE CARNIVAL

Parade floats and masked groups, Burcianéla thropy, palio of the districts, polenta, salami and Carnival sweet fritters

Org. and info.: Municipality and Councils of District, Tel.: 0383-336227

 

WINE AND FOOD

 

March

3rd and 4th weekend

CANNET0 PAVESE

Social Centre “C. Chiesa”

PRESENTATION OF THE NEW WINE

Fair of typical wines and local products

Org.: Municipality; Info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 0385-88063-88021

 

March

19th or previous Sunday

REA

Piazza C. Busoni, at 14;30

MARUBEI FESTIVAL

“poor” fritter made with water and wheat flour, and baked with lard

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 0385-96487

 

March

2nd Sunday

RETORBIDO

Piazza Roma, from 8:00 to 18:00

POLENTONE FESTIVAL

Parade floats and town band, with salami and polenta for free

Org. Municipality and Pro Loco, info: Municipality, Tel.: 0383-374502

 

March

Every Saturdays and Sundays

ROVESCALA

“Società” Hall, viale Frascati,2

WINE SPRING

Fair of Rovescala’s Bonarda with folkloristic and cultural events, and food and wine-tasting

Org.: Pro Loco, info: Municipality, Tel.: 0385-277281

 

May

2 nd weekend

CASTEGGIO

Certosa Cantù

OLTREVINI

Exhibits, tastings, conferences with the theme Wine

Org. and info: Casteggio Services, Tel.: 0383-82476

 

May

2nd weekend

CILAVEGNA

Administrative Centre, from 8:00 to 24:00

ASPARAGUS FESTIVAL

Food fair, folkloristic and cultural events

Org. and info: Pro Loco-Con.p.a.c., Tel.: 0381-660041-96145

 

May

Last Monday with previous Saturday and Sunday

MIRADOLO TERME

Municipal Gym

FESTIVAL OF PEAS AND NEW WINE

Exhibit stands, tasting of typical dishes and local wine

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 0382-77013

 

June

2nd or 3rd Sunday

BAGNARIA

Fruit and vegetable market, from 8:00 to 19:00

CHERRY FESTIVAL

Exhibit and sale of the typical product

Org, and info: Municipality, Tel.: 0383-57200

 

June

From Friday to Monday of the 2nd Sunday

BREME

Piazza della Fiera, at 21:00

RED ONION FESTIVAL

Typical dishes with Breme’s red onion tasting

Org. and info: Polisportiva and Municipality, tel.: 0384-77001

 

June

2nd Sunday

PONTE NIZZA

Centrale della Frutta

FAIR OF THE TYPICAL LOCAL PRODUCTS

Org. and info: Amici di Pontenizza, Tel.:

 

June

3rd  weekend

SANNAZZARO DE BURGONDI

Giardino dei Tigli (ex elementary school)

LOMELLINO’S RICE FESTIVAL

Fair of the agricultural mechanization, of the cereal products,

Food fair and culinary contest “Chicco d’Oro”

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel.: 0382-997485

 

June

VARZI

THE CITY OF SALAMI

Food-tastings, shows in the medieval village. Award ceremony salami d’autore

Org. and info: Confraternita Pegaso, Tel.: 335-6314001 

info@salamedivarzi.it

 

July

CANNETO PAVESE

Municipal Park, from 16:00 to 24:00

CANNETO PAVESE WINE FAIR

Fair of wine and typical local products, torchlight procession

Org. and info: Municipality-Pro Loco, Tel.: 0385-88021

 

August

4th Sunday

CASTELNOVETTO

Sports Ground- Gamberana Kindergarten, at 20:00

MUSSEL FESTIVAL

Seafood tasting and dance party

Org.: U.S.C., info: Municipality, Tel.: 0384-673404

 

August

Last Sunday

ROMAGNESE

Via Castello, at 9:00

BRUSADELA FESTIVAL

Festival with tasting of the typical sweet or salted focaccia, baked in the wood-fired ovens of the area

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 339-1415789

 

September

ALBONESE

Loc. Capannone, highway to Mortara

PATRON SAINT’S FESTIVAL AND CORN FESTIVAL

Polenta tasting

Org.: A. Fest. Albonese, info: Municipality, Tel.: 0384-52012

 

September

2nd Sunday

BRALLO DI PREGOLA

Municipal Piazza

POTATO FESTIVAL

Fair of the typical product and stands

Org. and info: Municipality and Pro Loco, Tel.: 0383-550040

 

September

3rd  Sunday

BRONI

City centre

GRAPE FESTIVAL

Typical local products

Org. and info: Municipality, APTB, Tel.: 0385-52940

 

September

3rd Sunday

MENCONICO

Multi-purpose auditorium

NISSO CHEESE FESTIVAL, BLACK TRUFFLE FESTIVAL AND TYPICAL PRODUCTS

Local product stands with truffles and typical dishes

Org. and info: Pro Loco-Muinicipality, Tel.: 0383-5741001

 

September

3rd weekend

MIRADOLO TERME

Piazza 4th November, from 9:00 to 24:00

GRAPE FESTIVAL

Popular feast with plays and typical products

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 0382-77013

 

September

Last weekend

MORTARA

City streets

SALAME D’OCA FESTIVAL

Fair and festival of the typical local product, culinary stands, historical costume parade, flag wavers, snakes and ladders game

Org. and info: Comitato Sagra- Ascom, Tel.: 0384-99356

 

September

1st weekend

SARTIRANA LOMELLINA

Municipal summer garden

FROG FESTIVAL

Typical frog dishes

Org. and info: U.S. Sartiranese, Tel.: 0384-800079

 

September

1st weekend

STRADELLA

Piazzale Trieste

VINUVA

Wine and grape festival. Fair of wine and bio products. Typical products tasting

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel.: 0385-245912

 

October

2nd or 3rd Sunday

BAGNARIA

Fruit and vegetable Market, from 9:00 to 19:00

APPLE DAY

Promotional sale and typical local products exhibit

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel.: 0383-572001

 

October

CASTEGGIO

Quartiere Fiera- Area Truffi

BIRRART

Craft beer fair.

Four days in the name of a creative path made of taste, typicalness, folklore with shows and live music

Org. Ass. Pavese Amici della Birra; info: Casteggio Servizi. Tel.: 0383-82476

 

October

2nd Sunday

DORNO

P.zza Principale

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

Patronal festival with tasting of typical dishes

Org. and info: Pro Loco-Comune, Tel. 0382-84003

 

October

3rd Sunday

MIRADOLO TERME

Via Garibaldi, at 14:30

CHESTNUT FESTIVAL

Folk games and distribution of roasted chestnuts

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0382-77013

 

October

1st weekend

PARONA

City streets, at 9:00

PARONA’S OFFELLE FESTIVAL

Festival of the typical local sweet

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0384-253015

 

October

Last weekend

PIZZALE

Piazza Municipio

KIWI FESTIVAL

Kiwi exhibit and sale, local products, tasting of typical dishes

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0383-364774

 

October

1st Sunday

PONTE NIZZA

Centrale della Frutta

FAIR OF THE TYPICAL LOCAL PRODUCTS

Org, and info: Pro Loco and Municipality, Tel. 0383-59131

 

October

1st Sunday

VAL DI NIZZA

Loc. Poggio Ferrato, from 10:30 to 18:00

AUTUMN FESTIVAL

Chestnuts, “schitte”, grilled meat, painting and photography exhibit

Org. and info: Pro Loco- Amici Poggio Ferrato, Tel. 0383-541578

 

October

2nd Sunday

VARZI

Loc. Pietragavina, from 9:00 to 19:00

CHESTNUT FESTIVAL

Fair of chestnut and local products, chestnut distribution

Org. and info: Pro Loco Pietragavina; Tel. 0383-576016

 

November

2nd Sunday

CANNETO PAVESE

Centro Sociale C.Chiesa, at 10:00

SAN MARTINO FESTIVAL

Chestnuts, vin brulè, tasting of the new wine

Org. and info: Municipality, Pro Loco, Tel. 0385-88021

 

November

3rd or 4th Sunday

CASTEGGIO

Quartiere Fiera

TRUFFLE FAIR, HONEY AND MUSHROOM FAIR, FAIR OF THE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIONS AND OF THE CHRISTMAS PRESENT

Fair of the undergrowth products, practical demonstration of the truffle research

Org. and info: Casteggio Services, Tel. 0383-82476

 

Novembre

Last weekend

SANTA GIULIETTA

Palestra Comunale

SAN COLOMBANO FESTIVAL AND NEW WINE BOOKING

Wine exhibit and tasting, shows

Org. and info: Municipality- Pro Loco- Library, Tel. 0383-899141

 

Easter

Easter Monday

BORGO PRIOLO

Loc. Staghiglione

FESTIVAL OF THE STAGHIGLIONE BRASADE’

Festival of the typical donuts gathered together with a twine. Fair of the typical products.

Org.: Ass. Oltre il Borgo; info: Mr. Cavallotti, Tel. 338-6074118

 

Easter

Sunday after Easter

BORNASCO

Municipal sports field- parco Oratorio, at 14:30

FROGS FESTIVAL

Typical dishes of frogs, traditional games, folklore

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0382-955013

 

FAIRS AND EXHIBITS

March

Last weekend

BELGIOIOSO

Castle, from 10:00 to 20:00

BRAVO

Quality master

The best of the handcrafted  traditional production and the art

Org. and info: Ente Fiere dei Castelli di Belgioioso e di Sartirana, Tel. 0382-970525

www.belgioioso.it

 

March

BREME

Abbey

EXHIBIT OF THE HANDICRAFT, TRADE AND AGRICOLTURE

Exposition in the thousand-year old Benedictine abbey

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0382-815165

 

March

PAVIA

Exposition Building, Piazzale Europa

HOME SWEET HOME

Commodities and services fair for the house. Exhibit and sale

Org. and info: Dea Services- PaviaSviluppo, Tel. 0382-393412/237

 

March

2nd or 3rd Monday

VIGEVANO

Piazzale della Fiera, at 8:00

CENTURIES-OLD FAIR OF MARCH

Exhibition of various kinds

Org.: Municipality; Info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0381-690269

 

April

Easter Monday

BASTIDA PANCARANA

P.zza Fiera, from 9:00 to 24:0

BASTIDESE EASTER

Easter Monday Fair, agricultural machinery, automobiles, goods exhibition, pesciolata

Org. and info: Municipality and Pro Loco, Tel. 0383-85002

 

April

Saturday-Sunday-Monday after Easter

BELGIOIOSO

V.le Donna Anna, via Dozzio, via F.lli Cervi, at 8:00

SPRING FAIR

Various goods, handicraft, agricoltural machinery, flowers and plants

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0382-970371

 

April

Weekend of the 25th of April

BELGIOIOSO

Castle

NEXT VINTAGE- Spring edition

Exhibition of the fashion and antique accessories

Org. and info: Ente Fiera dei Castelli, Tel. 0382-970525

 

April

3rd Monday

BRONI

P.zza Vittorio Veneto, from 8:00 to 19:00

SAN CONTARDINO FESTIVAL

Exhibition of agriculture, handicraft and local products

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0385-257036

 

April

3rd or 4th Sunday and  following Wednesday

CASTEGGIO

Squares and streets, from 7:30 to 21:00

SPRING FAIR

Handicraft, agriculture and trade

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0383-804941

 

April

23rd or following Tuesday

GROPELLO CAIROLI

Administrative centre, at 8:00

SAN GIORGIO FESTIVAL

Goods, cattle and agricultural machinery, stands

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0382-815165

 

April

1st Sunday

RIVANAZZANO TERME

Streets and central squares, from 9:00 to 19:00

APRIL FAIR

Handicraft stands, agricoltural products, wine and food, courtyard animals, agricultural machinery

Org.: Ass. Occasioni di Festa, Municipality, Pro Loco; info: Tel. 0383-944720

 

April

Saturday and Sunday after Saint George

VARZI

Piazza della Fiera, from 9:00 to 22:00

SAN GIORGIO FESTIVAL

Handicraft and local trade exhibit

Org. and info: Ass. Artigiani, Tel. 0383-52942

 

May

From the last weekend until 2nd of June

BELGIOIOSO

Castle

ARMONIA

VII Festival of wellness offers

Org. and info: Ente Fiere dei Castelli di Belgioioso e di Sartirana, Tel. 0382-970525

www.belgioioso.it

 

May

Weekend including May 1st

BELGIOIOSO

Castle

OFFICINALIA

Natural food and domestic ecology exhibition

Org. and info: Ente Fiera dei Castelli, Tel: 0382-970525

 

May

2nd weekend

CASTEGGIO

Certosa Cantù

OLTREVINI

Expositions, tastings, conference theme: Wine

Org. and info: Casteggio Services, Tel: 0383-82476

 

May

2nd Sunday and Monday

LOMELLO

Piazza Repubblica-Piazza Castello, at 10:00

SANTA CROCE FESTIVAL

Agricoltural machinery, varrious goods, stands and fun fair

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Municipality, Tel. 0384-85005

 

May

1st Monday

MORTARA

Piazza Silvabella, P.zza Dughera, P.zza Trieste, from 8:00 to 16:00

SANTA CROCE FESTIVAL

Exposition of various goods

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0384-98759

 

May

1st

SAN GIORGIO OF LOMELLINA

Piazza IV Novembre-Via Cavour, Via Maiocchi, from 8:00 to 19:00

DRAGON FESTIVAL

Antique market, artisan products fair, stand of the lomellini municipalities

Org. and info: Municipality-Council, Tel. 0384-43010

 

May

1st

VARZI

Piazza della Fiera

VARZI IN FIERA

Typical products, traditional music, animal fair, feast of the ancient village

Org.: Municipality, Pro Loco, Varzi Viva; info: Tel. 0383-53532

 

May

From the previous Sunday to the Ascension Sunday

VOGHERA

Ex Caserma di Cavalleria, Via Gramsci

SENSIA- ASCENSION FAIR

Handicraft, agricolture, trade, antique trade, shows

Org. and info: Municipality, Asm S.p.A, Tel. 0383-3351

 

July

26th or following Sunday and Monday

DORNO

Piazza Principale

S.ANNA FESTIVAL

Annual fair on Monday. Exhibition of agricoltural machinery, dance party

Org. and info: Pro Loco- Municipality, Tel. 0382-84003

 

July

4th weekend

ZAVATTARELLO

Town Centre, at 8:00

ZAVATTARELLO FAIR

Typical local products tasting, handicraft exhibition, stands

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel: 0383-589132

 

August

Last Saturday- Sunday- Monday

BRONI

Piazza Vittorio Veneto, from 8:00 to 24:00

PATRONAL FEAST- SAN CONTARDO’S FESTIVAL

Agricoltural machinery, wine and other goods, carousels

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel: 0385-257036

 

August

From the Friday before the 4th Sunday to Tuesday

MEDE

P.zza Bosio-Repubblica- Corso Italia

LA IV DUMINCA

Patronal feast, fun fair, exhibits, shows

Org. and info: Municipality and Pro Loco, Tel. 0384-805049

 

September

Last weekend

BELGIOIOSO

Castle, from 10:00 to 20:00

PAROLE NEL TEMPO

Books to grow up, children’s publishing

Org. and info: Ente fiera dei Castelli, Tel. 0382-970525

 

September

3rd Sunday and following Wednesday

CASTEGGIO

Squares and roads in the administrative centre, from 7:30 to 21:00

AUTUMNAL FAIR

Handicraft, agriculture, trade

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0383-804941

 

September

2nd weekend

GARLASCO

Palazzetto dello Sport, via Don Balduzzi

HANDICRAFT FAIR, AGRICOLTURE, TRADE, MANUFACTURING

Fair of different commodity sectors, music and culinary nights

Org. and info: Tel. 0382-825211

 

September

3rd Sunday, following Monday and Tuesday

SANNAZZARO DE BURGONDI

Administrative Centre

SEPTEMBER FAIR

Agricoltural mechanizatin fair, industrial, handicraft and local trade products

Org and info: Pro Loco and Municipality, Tel. 0382-997485

 

September

From the 3rd weekend

SARTIRANA LOMELLINA

Castle

ANTIQUE TRADE FAIR

Furniture, glasses, silver, jewellery, prints, paintings, carpets and cloths exhibition

Org. and info: Fondazione Sartirana Arte, Tel. 0384-800804

 

October

3rd week

BELGIOIOSO

Castle

NEXT VINTAGE- AUTUMN EDITION

Fashion and antique accessories exhibition

Org. and info: Ente Fiera dei Castelli, Tel: 0382-970525

 

October

4th Sunday

CASTELNOVETTO

Squares and roads in the city centre, from 9:00 to 17:30

BARATTIAMO IN FIERA

Fair with barter of courtyard animals and pets. Agricoltural antique and modern instruments exposition.

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0384-673280

 

October

1st week

PAVIA

Exhibition Building- Piazzale Europa

AUTUNNO PAVESE DOC

Agro industrial products fair. Agricoltural and livestock sector fair

Org. and info: PaviaSviluppo, Tel. 0382-393412/269

 

October

4th weekend

PAVIA

Exhibition Building- Piazzale Europa

GLI SPOSI E LA CASA

Wedding items fair

Org. and info: Dea Services- PaviaSviluppo, Tel. 0382-393412/269

 

October

4th weekend

VERRUA PO

Capannone Mercato, from 9:00 to 23:00

CHRYSANTHEMUM AND FLOWER FAIR

Local floral production fair

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0385-96121

 

November

3rd or 4th Sunday

CASTEGGIO

Quartiere Fiera, from 8:00 to 21:00

TRUFFLE FAIR, HONEY AND AGRICOLTURAL PRODUCTS FAIR, CHRISTMAS PRESENTS EXPOSITION

Undergrowth products fair, practical demonstration of truffle research

Org. and info: Casteggio Servizi, Tel. 0383-82476

 

November

GODIASCO

Piazza del Mercato, piazza della Fiera, from 8:00 to 18:00

SAN MARTINO FAIR

Agricoltural fair, antique tade market, polenta, salami, dance night

Org. and info: Municipality. Pro Loco, Tel. 0383-94141                   

 

November

11th or following Sunday

MONTALTO PAVESE

P.zza V. Veneto, from 9:00 to 18:00

SAN MARTINO FAIR

Agricoltural machinery exposition, handicraft, wine and local products

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0383-870419

 

November

3rd week

PAVIA

Exhibition Building. Piazzale Europa

IN VETRINA PER NATALE

Quality gifts fair

Org. and info: PaviaSviluppo, Tel. 0382-393412/269

 

Sunday and Monday Easter

CHIGNOLO PO

Piazza Guignol- Municipality Building, at 10:00

EASTER FAIR

Agricolture, handicraft, books, hobby, collecting, painting, typical dishes tasting

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0382-76100

 

Sunday after Easter

CHIGNOLO PO

Loc. Alberone, at 10:00

HISTORICAL- AGRICOLTURAL FAIR

Agricoltural and handicraft objects and tools, typical dishes tasting

Org. and info: Tel. 0382-76100

 

LOCAL MARKETS

1st Sunday except in August

BEREGUARDO

Castle Courtyard, at 8:00

ANTIQUE TRADE MARKET

Old things stands

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 338-2011127

 

2nd Sunday

BRONI

Piazza Garibaldi- via Emilia, from 7:30 to 18:00

ANTIQUE TRADE MARKET

Furniture, various objects

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0385-257036

 

1st Sunday except in January and August

PAVIA

Corso Strada Nuova, at 8:30

L’ANTICO SOTTO LA CUPOLA ARNABOLDI

Selected antique trade market

Org.: Ass.Regisole; info: Tel. 333-2976076

 

1st Sunday except in January

PAVIA

Viale XI Febbraio, from 8:00 to 21:00

PAVESE ANTIQUE TRADE

Furniture, paintings, collectibles

Org. and info: Ass. Commercianti, Tel: 0382-372511

 

1st, 2nd Sunday and 8th December, except in November

RETORBIDO

Oratorio di Sant’ Andrea, from 15:00 to 19:00

IL BAULE DELLA NONNA

Antique trade market

Org. and info: Conf. S. Andrea, Tel. 0383-74059/74031

 

From middle of May until middle of September, every Tuesday

RIVANAZZANO TERME

Public Gardens, from 18:00 to 23:00

LE TEMPS RETROUVE’

Antique trade market and flea market

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 334-3964181

 

Last Sunday

SAN GENESIO ED UNITI

P.zza Giovanni Repossi, at 8:30

STRASS OSS E FER RUT

Flea market

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel: 0385-586023

 

2nd Saturday

STRADELLA

Allea Mariano Dallapè, at 8;30

ANTIQUA

Antique trade market

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0385-249273

 

From May until September, every Sunday

VARZI

P.zza della Fiera, from 8:30 to 18:00

ANTIQUE TRADE MARKET

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0383-53532

 

3rd Saturday except in August

VIGEVANO

Piazza Martiri della Libertà, from 8:00 to 20:00

BANCARELLE TRA LE COLONNE

Antique trade market and flea market

Org.: Lions Club Colonne, info: Pro Loco, Tel: 0381-690269

 

Last Sunday from April until November

VIGEVANO

Streets and squares of the city

VIGEVANO E’…

Theme event, music, handicraft, culinary, sport, cultural events, guided tours and entertainment

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0381-690269

 

Last Sunday except in July

VOGHERA

Via Emilia, from 8:00 to 19:00

ARTIGIANATO E SAPORI

Handicraft, typical food products and bio products

Org. and info: Municipality, Ascom, Circoscrizione Centro, Mercatini&Curiosità, Tel. 340-1615842

 

Last Saturday except in July

VOGHERA

Via Emilia, from 8:00 to 19:00

CURIOSITA’ IN VIA EMILIA

Artistic handicraft, antique trade, collecting

Org. and info: Municipality, Ascom, Circoscrizione Centro, Mercatini&Curiosità, Tel. 340-1615842

 

4th Sunday except in July and August

VOGHERA

Piazza del Duomo, from 8:00 to19:00

ANTIQUE TRADE MARKET

Furnituire and objects

Org. and info: Municipality, Te. 0383-336407

 

2nd Saturday

VOGHERA

Via Emilia, from 9:00 to 19:00

VIA EMILIA IN FESTA

Hobby, handicraft, culinary arts, collecting, local products

Org. and info: AVAO, Confesercenti, Tel. 0383-1930043/340-7903640

 

3rd Sunday except in August

SAN MARTINO SICCOMARIO

Car park Bennet, from 8:00 to 18:00

LA VIA DEL TEMPO

Old and antique objects, handicraft, curiosities

Org.: Pro Loco; info: Filippo, Tel. 335-5245891

 

CHRISTMAS MARKETS

8th December

STRADELLA

Piazzale Trieste

CHRISTMAS MARKET

Handicraft, hobby, typical products, tastings, games for children

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0385-249273

 

1st Sunday

SALICE TERME

Viale delle Terme, from 9:00 to 23:00

CHRISTMAS MARKET

Handicraft, hobby, typical products, tastings, games for children

Org. and info: Municipality, Tel. 0383-941420

 

2nd Sunday

RIVANAZZANO TERME

Public Gardens, from 9:00 to 19:00

CHRISTMAS MARKET

Local products, stands, handicraft, roasted chestnuts

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 334-3964181

 

3rd Sunday

VARZI

Piazza della Fiera, from 10:00 to 18:00

CHRISTMAS MARKET IN THE ANCIENT VILLAGE

Typical products stands, handicraft and Christmas items. Nativity scene, pipers and Santa Claus. Christmas Concert

Org. and info: Municipality- Pro Loco, San Germano Parish, Tel. 0383-52118/3382525621

 

RELIGIOUS EVENTS

April

Holy Thursday

TROMELLO

S.Rocco Church, at 20:30

“Crocione” Parade

Hooded man, barefoot and chained at the feet carrying the cross through the village streets

Org. and info: Parish of San Martino Bishop, Tel. 0382-86020

 

May

Last Saturday of May

PAVIA

Borgo Ticino, at 21:00

PARADE ALONG RIVER TICINO

In honour of our Lady of the Star

Org.: Ass. La Mangialoca, Club Vogatori Pavesi; info: Parish of Saint Mary in Betlem, Tel. 0382-25193/539535

 

December

From the 24th until February

TORRAZZA COSTE

Parish of San Carlo

PRESEPE POLICROMO

Catalan art Nativity scene with 12 dioramas

Angelo Marini

Org. and info: Parish, Tel. 0383-77026

 

HISTORICAL REMEMBRANCE-PALIOS & FOKLORE

 

March

Sunday near St. Joseph

PAVIA

River Ticino

SAINT JOSEPH REGATTA

Rowing regatta with mixed technique

In memory of the supply to the population of wood and food through fishing. Dogato Giovanni Soranzo reported it in 1315

Org. and info: A.S.D Canottieri Ticino Pavia, Tel. 0382-303395

 

June

2nd Sunday

PAVIA

Castello Visconteo, Piazzale Ghinaglia, Ponte Vecchio, Basilica San Michele, River Ticino

PALIO DEL TICINO

Medieval dinner with music and entertainment. Shows, fights and archery session. Parade along Strada Nuova with walkers on, flag wavers, and rowers.

Barcè competition on the river Ticino.

Org.: Ass. Amici del Palio del Ticino; info: canottieri Ticino, Tel. 0382-303395

www.paliodelticino.it

 

September

3rd Sunday

CERGNAGO

Castle, town streets, Centro Polisportivo

PALIO DEL BOVE GRASSO

Historical remebrance with costume parade and  jousting knights to defend the colours of the 4 village contradas

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 339-8834323

 

September

2Nd Sunday

MEDE

Campo Sportivo- Piazza Bosio, at 15:00

PALIO D’LA CIARAMELA

Traditional games between the districts, stands, historical costumes parades

Org. and info: Ass. “Mede da vivere”, Tel. 0384-81318

 

September

4th Sunday

MONTESEGALE

Castle, from 10:00 to 18:00

SAN DAMIANO FAIR

Historical remembrance “Alla corte dei Gambarana”, traditional songs and ancient professions, typical products and antique trade market

Org. and info: Pro Loco, Tel. 338-8202558

 

September

Last weekend

MORTARA

City streets

SALAME D’OCA FESTIVAL

Fair and festival of the typical local product, culinary stands, historical costume  parade, flag wavers and ‘snakes and ladders’

Org. and info: Comitato Sagra-Ascom, Tel. 0384-99356

 

September

1st Sunday

ROBBIO

City streets

PALIO DL’URMON

Districts parade, traditional games with final competition of the wheelbarrow. Palio awarding.

Org. and info: Municipality, Comitato Palio, Tel. 0384-6751

 

September

1st weekend

VALLE LOMELLINA

City streets and festivals area

RICE FAIR AND PALIO DEL BARLAFUS

Tasting of risotti, frogs and snails

Costume parade and wheelbarrow palio

Org.: G.S.Valle-Comitato Palio; info: Municipality, Tel. 0384-79001

 

October

2nd Sunday

VIGEVANO

Castello Sforzesco, at 15:00

PALIO DELLE CONTRADE

Costume parada and traditional games with Palio awarding

Org.: Comitato del Palio; info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0381-690269

 

August

16th

SANTA MARGHERITA STAFFORA

Località Cegni, from 15:00 to 18:00

CARNEVALE BIANCO

Local folklore with traditional dances and songs

Org. and info: Ass. Oriundi Cegni, tel. 0383-551107

 

August

Last Sunday

VIGEVANO

City streets, P.zza San Bernardo and District streets, at 21:00

SAN BERNARDO FESTIVAL

Devil walk, “Devil Stake”, “San Bernardo Procession”

Org.: Confraternita di San Bernardo; info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0381-690269

 

SPORT

May

Last Sunday of May or 1St of June

PAVIA

Lungoticino, strada Cannarazzo, departure at 7:00

MOTONAUTICA

International Raid Pavia-Venice

Org. and info: Ass. Motonautica, Tel. 0382-304659

 

July

VIGEVANO

Departure from Piazza Ducale at 12:00- arrival Oltrepò collinare

FRECCIA DEI VINI

Classical International cycling for amateurs

Org.: Orga Sport; info: Pro Loco, Tel. 0381-690269

 

July

VOGHERA

Via F.lli Kennedy, at 9:00

GRAN FONDO ULTRAPADUM

Marathon road cycling

Org. and info: GC DLF Voghera, Tel. 0381-253116
 
 
Easter period

VIGEVANO

Stadio Dante Merlo, inner city streets
SCARPA D’ORO HALF MARATHON
Half marathon in the heart of the city

Org. and info: G.M.I. Sport Events, Tel. 0381-690636

 

The Department of Tourism of the Province of Pavia refuses any responsibility for the actual execution or date change of the mentioned events.

Therefore, we recommend contact the organizers to have confirmations. The events calendar is based on the reports transmitted to our office, choosing the ones of tourist interest.

Last update May 2010

 

I.A.T. of Pavia

Piazza della Vittoria Palazzo Broletto

Tel. 0382-597001/2 – 0382-079943

I.A.T. Salice Terme

Via Marconi, 20

Tel. 0383-91207 / 0383-92821

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