Baveno: “Un Salto nel Passato”
The most famous
at Lake Maggiore!
Folklore and tradition, ancient smells and costumes, jobs and tools: everything with the event “Un Salto nel Passato” (A Plunge into the Past) – 11th Edition on 16th December (from 12 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.) in the town centre of Baveno at Lake Maggiore.
Hand workers who produce sundials, clocks and straw chairs, astronomers, tailors and smiths will position in closed spaces characterised by typical vaults, along narrow roads and in court-yards lightened by Roman torches.
More than 500 walks-on with typical Époque clothes will be present.
By the so called “Frànc da Baven” (central bank places) you will be able to buy the “Baveno Coins” with which you will be allowed to taste local courses and drinks by giving at the same time a contribute to both the celebration and municipality.
In Baveno “Un salto nel passato”: history and present together with local ancient traditions still maintained, on Sunday 16th December 2012.