Unfortunately, the summer has almost come to an end, the days become shorter and the temperatures start to fall, but this does not mean that the parties, festivals and events are over, indeed! Autumn with its blaze of colours also brings with it many interesting events to participate in. Let’s see what it is.
Millesimo Truffle Festival
The 2018 edition will be held from 28 to 30 September in the town of Millesimo, about 50 km from Loano. This festival is a consolidated event and able to attract visitors from all over Liguria but not only. The truffle is a prized food that can boast many admirers, eager to taste it in its various gastronomic declinations. The party is undoubtedly a good excuse to promote and enhance the territory and the local identity, of which the truffle becomes the protagonist. It is also an opportunity to discover one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, its products and the whole context in which this event is located.
Feast of the Bardineto mushroom
Bardineto, a small town in the province of Savona, is one of the most famous places for mushroom picking. In fact, this special festival is dedicated to these special products of the earth on September 22nd and 23rd, now in its thirty-fifth edition. Whether you love looking for mushrooms in the woods, whether you love eating them, or both, why not, you cannot miss this event that will be full of exhibitions, stands, entertainment for adults and children. Great protagonist can only be the kitchen with its rich menu based on porcini mushrooms, of course.
Chestnut Festival of Calizzano
Calizzano is a village in the province of Savona, bordering with Bardineto. Also this great homeland of mushroom and chestnut, typical fruit of autumn. It is held on the third Sunday of October that this year is 14. The Calizzano chestnut is Slow Food presidium, it will be the real protagonist, also at the center of a competition, given that the Caldarrostai Championship will take place. There will also be stalls and food and wine stands, craft market, and of course you cannot miss musical entertainment through the streets of the village.
Autumn festival in Albenga
From September 29th to 30th, now in its twelfth edition, it will be possible to participate in the autumn festival, which presents a varied program. There will be displays of animals such as sheep, cattle, goats, birds, fish and even exotic ones like parrots. Then there will be the inevitable stalls with local and craft products. Strong point, obviously the food, with the kitchens open both for lunch and dinner. Then there will be demonstrations, events and competitions such as the gathering of horses, and the contest “a dog for a friend”.