October is the month of colors, the woods are preparing for winter hibernation and are tinged with yellow and red giving us glimpses full of emotion! But above all October is the month of flavors, in fact there are many events dedicated to food and wine.
Let’s start immediately with telling you what to do in October on Lake Garda.
Storo Polenta Festival – 01-02.10.2022
The event is dedicated to the flagship product of the Valley, the famous yellow flour of Storo, and to the main dish of the mountain culinary tradition, namely Polenta. grestana, polenta with turnips, polenta enfumegada, polenta cucia. The historic center of Storo comes alive with aromas, flavors and music, along an itinerary of taste. Find out more
DivinOttobre – every weekend in October
An opportunity to discover the most evocative landscapes of Trentino through a journey of taste that involves wineries, farms, restaurants and farmhouses. Many initiatives are planned: from guided treks in woods or vineyards to cooking shows, from gourmet aperitifs to tastings in the cellar, but also parties dedicated to the most characteristic products of the period. All dominated by warm autumn colors that make the landscape magical. you give more
Cittadella in Festa 2022 – Lonato del Garda 09.10.22
A dive into the past with events for all tastes: on Sunday 9 October 2022 Cittadella in Festa arrives in Lonato del Garda – Between arts and crafts of the Renaissance in homage to Isabella Gonzaga! A whole day in the enchanting historic center of Lonato, dominated by the famous Visconti fortress, in the name of unmissable shows in historical costumes and attractions such as the historical parade, the market of ancient crafts, knightly tournaments, music and dances, falconry shows . There will be activities and games of the past aimed at children and families. find out more
Hostaria Verona – the Verona wine festival 14/15 / 16.10.202
Hostaria takes place in conjunction with the Harvest period, in October, to celebrate together a delicate and precious moment for the wineries that reside along the territory of this city. The event is presented as a path through the streets of the historic center of Verona designed so that you can simultaneously appreciate the historicity and unique views of the city, good wine, good food and cultural entertainment, in an atmosphere of fun, conviviality and lightheartedness. find out more
Autumn flavors in Brentonico – 15 / 16.10.22
Weekend of celebration with Monte Baldo products as protagonists
Flavors market, food and wine tours, workshops and activities for children, shows, concerts and appointments with the mountain tradition. Wine, beer, cheeses, honey, herbs, Castione chestnuts, polenta and apples will be just some of the first fruits present at the Market of Flavors at the C. Battisti Park in Brentonico, in the heart of the Monte Baldo Natural Park. find out more
Profumo di mosto – Valtenesi 16.10.2022
On Sunday 16 October Profumi di Mosto returns, the food and wine review of the Garda hinterland this year now in its 21st edition! The protagonists of the event are the wines of Valtènesi, the Riviera del Garda Classico and San Martino della Battaglia, authentic delicacies to be discovered through visits and special tastings. Each participant can choose between one or more wineries in Valtènesi and in the Brescia area of Lake Garda, each of which will offer indigenous wines for tasting together with local gastronomic specialties. An excellent opportunity to delight the palate and get to know the production methods and the work of the winemakers up close, surrounded by highly suggestive views. find out more
OPEN MILLS – Riva del Garda 22.10.2022
It is … the time of oil. A weekend to learn, to talk, to smell. To taste the extra virgin olive oil produced in Garda Trentino during guided tours and sensory itineraries in seven oil mills in the area.
The event is an invitation to delve into the olive trees and rummage in baskets, dip bread in oil, try new combinations with local products and discover the excellences that have obtained the DOP Garda Trentino certification. Accompanied by those who dedicate themselves to olive cultivation in the Upper Garda, in the belief that history can be bottled. find out more
Chestnut Festival of Castione Brentonico – 22 / 23.10.2022
A gourmet weekend in the Monte Baldo Natural Park.
The Festa del Marrone di Castione is a wonderful opportunity to savor chestnuts, a product of excellence in the area that will be the undisputed star of this festival for a whole weekend.
For the fourth year, the Cesare Battisti Park in Brentonico will frame the party, unlike the past years when it took place in the nearby medieval village of Castione. Also known as “Parco Palù” it is enchanting especially in autumn and is perfect for families thanks to its large green spaces, benches and a fun playground. find out more
LA SAGRA DELLA CIUÌGA – San Lorenzo in Banel (TN) 29.10 – 1.11.2022
Four days to celebrate the ciuìga, the sausage with white turnips produced exclusively in San Lorenzo Dorsino.
A party in the streets and courtyards of the village, with stands of typical products, themed menus in restaurants, traditional music and
guided tastings of local food and wine excellences. find out more
October on Lake Garda: a month to be savored!
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Where to sleep – Where to eat – Experiences on Lake Garda.
On Lake Garda there are many structures in which to stay, from small and well-kept B&B’s to resorts with wellness centers and beauty services, in the section dedicated to hotels find all the information you need to find the most suitable accommodation for you.
The same goes for restaurants, at this link you will find our selection of restaurants on Lake Garda. Remembering that Lake Garda offers several starred restaurants and the quality of the culinary offer is very high.
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