The citrus fruits Festival at Cannero Riviera
Description of offerDeparture early in the morning to Cannero Riviera, a pleasant little town on a promontory north of Verbania which, thanks to a natural inlet, enjoys the enviable privilege of being sheltered from the cold winter winds. The very mild climate allows the growth of a lush Mediterranean vegetation characterized by citrus, palm trees, olive trees and, during the spring season, favors the early blossoming of the famous camellias that, combined with rhododendrons and azaleas, transform the country into a flourish every year flowery balcony hatching on the lake. Full day available to participate in the Citrus Festival, a unique event in Piedmont and on the lake that aims to bring out the knowledge of the population, tourists, experts and enthusiasts, a well-established activity spread in the country since 1500 cultivation and care of citrus fruits mainly in private gardens. The privileged situation of natural context has meant that the country, originally named Cannero, obtained by decree the new name of Cannero Riviera. The final aim of this event is also to recover the almost lost identity of a country that, having moved from an industrial economy to the 60s and 70s, has had to rebuild itself a different vocation wisely well-established on tourism resources, that nature of the place beautifully offers. On this day it is possible to see themed exhibitions and installations, visit the gardens and the Citrus Park, take part in musical entertainment or gastronomic events, or visit the historic center and take a relaxing stroll along the wonderful lakeside promenade. Free lunch.
PIEDMONT - Maggiore lake