May 1st – Leponti & Walser in Ornavasso
The 1st May of Ornavasso has become a very famous event. “Life between Leponti and Walser” is going to reach its 9th edition.
Each year the historical town of walser origin, attracts thousands of people thanks to this extraordinary event that combines traditions, food&wine and ancient crafts. About 50 courts of Ornavasso, from 10 am, will host costumes, ancient crafts, shows, food and wines with 17 festivals combined in a single day. Visitors will have the chance to taste the gnocchi ossolani, the blueberries of Bognanco, the apples of Baceno and of Lake Orta, the fishes of Lake Maggiore, the polenta and boar of the festival of Migiandone, the cured meats and cheeses from Ossola, the good local wine, the walnut liqueur of Antrona Valley and the infusions of the Ancient Pharmacy. During the day a tourist train will lead visitors to the Ancient Marble Quarry, where it will take place the show “son et lumiéres”. On Sunday, April 29th, at the Ancient Quarry there will be a show with the most beautiful “canti” of the Divine Comedy, at 3, 6 and 9 pm. Info: +39 0323.838300