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Malatesta festival

Rocca Malatestiana

Verucchio (RN)

In the month of August there will be the traditional Malatesta Festival in the historic nighttime setting of the Rocca Malatestiana, with evening entertainment of all kinds, historic reenactments, guided tours, workshops and games.

Date: the event will be held from Aug 07, 2015 to Aug 30, 2015

Event timetable: see programme


August 7–8–9
In these three evenings, you can relive the Middle Ages with foods, dancing, battles and fun characters.
Dinner and a show € 37 (by reservation only)

August 11-12
Along the streets of the village, many local cantinas will offer high quality wines, street food and local products.

August 13
Conference “IL VINO NELL’ANTICHITA" (wine in antiquity)
History of a “Magic Drink” from Dionysus to Christian Mass"

August 14
Guided evening tour 9.30pm

August 15
The mysteries, enigma, and legends that surround the Rocca di Verucchio.

August 16
Guided evening tour 9.30pm

August 19
9pm Conference “A TAVOLA CON I MONACI: DIETA E PRODUZIONE DEL CIBO NEL MEDIOEVO” (At the table with monks: diet and food production in the Middle Ages)

August 21
Guided evening tour 9.30pm

August 22
Fairy tales and workshop at 9pm
“CHE SERATA ALLA ROCCA DI VERUCCHIO!” (What an evening at the Rocca!)

August 23
“LA VERUCCHIO INEDITA” (The unseen Verucchio)
Artistic walk through the lesser known towns of Verucchio.
Start at 5.30pm from Ufficio IAT (length 2 hours)
Guided tour with the opportunity to do tastings

August 26
9pm Conference “INTORNO ALLA VITA DI DANTE: AMICIZIA, FAMIGLIA, PATRIA” (Around the life of Dante: Friends, family, fatherland)

August 28
Guided evening tour 9.30pm

August 29
Music at the Rocca

August 30
“IL CASTELLO DEL BEN-ESSERE” (The wellness castle)
The Rocca Malatestiana will show the ancient arts of wellness where the mind and body come together to form singular beauty.

Entrance: some events have an admission fee

Information and Booking Centre

Tourist Information Office Verucchio
piazza Malatesta, 21 - 47826 Verucchio (RN) - Phone: ++39 0541 670222 - Fax: ++39 0541 673266
Weekday timetable:

in winter from Monday to Friday 9.00 - 13.00; Saturday 10.00 - 12.30; 15.00 - 18.30. 1 June - 30 September 9.00 - 13.00; 15.00 - 19.00

Weekend timetable:

in winter 10.00 - 12.30; 15.00 - 18.30. 1 June - 30 September 9.00 - 13.00; 15.00 - 19.00

By RiminiRiviera editorial staff (Jul 30, 2015)

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