Flavors of Autumn 2018 in Mesola

Sapori d'Autunno 2018

Flavors of Autumn 2018 will be held in Mesola from 1st to 4th November 2018. Food stand, tastings, excursions, guided tours and much more.

GASTRONOMIC STAND MENU TASTE OF AUTUMN 2018

Appetizers     

  • Beef carpaccio with truffle butter croutons     
  • Traditional salami with cheese and chicory compote     
  • Polenta croutons with nuanced aunt with balsamic vinegar

First dishes

  • Lasagna with mushrooms and truffles     
  • Pumpkin gnocchi with cheese and truffle     
  • Tagliatelle with truffles     
  • Tagliatelle or pumpkin gnocchi with meat sauce

Second courses

  • Cabernet braised veal cheek and truffle flavored with polenta     
  • Eggs with mushrooms and truffles     
  • Grilled cheese with polenta and mushrooms

Desserts

  • Chestnut semifreddo with persimmon drawstring     
  • Tiramisu

Reservations are accepted at +39 0533 993358.

SCHEDULE OF FLAVORS OF AUTUMN 2018

 

Saturday 27th October 2018     

  • 8.30 p.m.: “Insieme pere Alex” – charity dinner at the Este Castle in Mesola. For information and reservations call +39 339 1935943.

Thursday 1st November 2018

  • 10.00 a.m.: Guided excursion by boat on the Po di Goro, Reclamation Museum of Cà Vendramin. Booking and meeting at the IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358) Piazza Santo Spirito, 3.
  • 10.00 a.m.: Pedalata del Tartufo, departure from Mesola (Destra Po cycle path, Bosco di Santa Giustina and Torre Abate, Canal Bianco cycle path, along the route visit to a truffle). Duration 2 hours, about 15 km. Booking and meeting at the IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358) Piazza Santo Spirito, 3.     
  • 10.30 a.m.: Inauguration with refreshments of the 14th edition of Flavors of Autumn, truffles, mushrooms and wilderness delights, with the participation of the Palio di Serravalle and the Cowboy Delta del Po.     
  • 1.30 p.m.: Castagnata in the Estensi gardens in collaboration with Moto Club Adriatico.     
  • 2.30 p.m.: Guided excursion by boat on the Po di Goro, Archaeological Museum of San Basilio. Booking and meeting at the IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358) Piazza Santo Spirito, 3.     
  • 3.00 p.m.: Guided tour of the Wood and Deer Museum at the Este Castle of Mesola. Reservations at number +39 339 1935943.     
  • 3.00 p.m.: Entertainment street musicians in the squares around the Castle.     
  • 4.30 p.m.: Free tasting of typical products. Piazza Umbero I.     
  • 6.00 p.m.: Fire show in the Squares with “STRIE FIRE SHOW”.

 

Friday 2nd November 2018

  • 10.30 a.m.: Guided tour of the Wood and Deer Museum at the Este Castle of Mesola. Reservations at number +39 339 1935943.
  • 2.30 p.m.: Guided excursion by bicycle “From the Wood to the Sea” from Mesola along the Destra Po cycle path to reach Goro, visit the fishing port and then the enclosure, return to Mesola. Duration 2 hours, about 20 km. Booking and meeting at the IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358) Piazza Santo Spirito, 3.
  • 8.30 p.m.: “The moonlit forest” free guided night tour in the Mesola Wood accompanied by the Carabinieri Corpo Forestali dello Stato. Reservations required IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358), meeting point for the Gran Bosco della Mesola Reserve entrance.
  • Carabinieri Biodiversity “Autumn sounds and fragrances and other notes of Biodiversity” throughout the day.

 

Saturday 3rd November 2018

  • 10.00 a.m.: Pedalata del Tartufo, departure from Mesola (Destra Po cycle path, Bosco di Santa Giustina and Torre Abate, Canal Bianco cycle path, along the route visit to a truffle). Duration 2 hours, about 15 km. Booking and meeting at the IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358) Piazza Santo Spirito, 3.
  • 10.30 a.m.: Guided tour of the Wood and Deer Museum at the Este Castle of Mesola. Reservations at number +39 339 1935943.
  • 2.00 p.m.: Departure of the 3rd Autumn Flavors Trophy. Meeting and registration at Circolo Acli Mesola.
  • 3.30 p.m.: Conference “Tartuficoltura – How to make the truffle” by Arci Tartufo Ferrara and Vecchi Vivai, at the “Cesare Laurenti” hall on the 1st floor of the Estense Castle of Mesola.
  • 4.30 p.m.: Free tasting of typical products. Piazza Umbero I.
  • 8.30 p.m.: “The moonlit forest” free guided night tour in the Mesola Wood accompanied by the Carabinieri Corpo Forestali dello Stato. Reservations required IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358), meeting point for the Gran Bosco della Mesola Reserve entrance.
  • 9.00 p.m.: Organ concert at the Parish Church of Mesola. Music by Italian authors from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century.
  • Carabinieri Biodiversity “Autumn sounds and fragrances and other notes of Biodiversity” throughout the day.

 

Sunday 4th November 2018

  • 08.00 a.m.: National Race for truffle hunting dogs “14th Trofeo Comune di Mesola”.
  • 10.00 a.m.: Guided excursion by boat on the Po di Goro, Archaeological Museum of San Basilio. Booking and meeting at the IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358) Piazza Santo Spirito, 3.
  • 10.00 a.m.: Pedalata dei Sapori. A cycle ride with tasting of typical products. Km 30, duration 5 hours. Booking and meeting at the IAT Office (Tel. +39 0533 993358) Piazza Santo Spirito, 3.
  • 3.00 p.m.: Guided tour of the Wood and Deer Museum at the Este Castle of Mesola. Reservations at number +39 339 1935943.
  • 4.30 p.m.: Tasting of mussels and clams from the Sacca di Goro by the Pro Loco di Goro, Piazza Santo Spirito.
  • 5.00 p.m.: Prizes for the photo contest “Delta: expressions of a Territory” at the Cesare Laurenti Room on the 1st floor of the Este Castle of Mesola.
  • 6.00 p.m.: Bingo extraction 5.000 euros.
  • For the whole duration of the day “Raccoglitori Creativi” ancient arts of the use of spontaneous vegetations of the Park organized by the Cultural Association of Marsh Herbs.

 

Inside the Este Castle of Mesola, mushroom exhibition organized by the Mycological Group of Copparo.

MARKET EXHIBITION: Every day from 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.. Truffles, mushrooms, organic products, traditional foods and wine, flea markets and small artisan markets.

Inside the Este Castle it shows the painting “The inner measure of the soul” by Alfredo Zanellato.

In addition the listed restaurants will have themed menus with the delights of the undergrowth:     

  • Al Castello – Piazza Umberto I – +39 0533 993088     
  • Locanda Duo – Via Mazzini, 60 – +39 0533 993306     
  • Osteria del Delta – Piazza Bruno Rossi Loc. Santa Giustina – +39 0533 993568     
  • Restaurant Bar Bianco – Via Romea 133 km 53.300 Mesola – +39 0533 440610

The Delta Gastronomic Pearls – Nature Festival 2018

Festival della Natura 2018

After the success of the first edition, the Nature Festival 2018 scheduled from 19th October to 4th November will live its second edition with a special study on the gastronomic pearls of the Po Delta: rice, hemp, truffles, mussels, clams and oysters.

Photographic exhibitions and thematic conferences, food and wine stands and tastings will be organized inside the Pomposa Abbey and the Este Castle of Mesola; exceptional testimonials will tell us about their cycling and birdwatching experience; guided tours and excursions by boat and by bicycle to discover the territory of the Po Delta Park, already declared a World Heritage Site and recently awarded with the recognition of the Po Delta Biosphere Reserve of the Unesco MAB program, will complete the varied tourist offer .

The event that will take place in the territory of the Municipalities of Codigoro, Mesola and Goro aims to de-seasonalize the local tourist offer by creating a bridge between the months of September and October and the holiday of 1st November.

Some advances on the program:

From 19th to 21st October Rice Days at Pomposa Abbey – Risotto tasting.

From 26th to 28th October Hemp Days at the Pomposa Abbey and the Canneviè Oasis – tasting of products based on Hemp

From 1st to 4th November Autumn Flavors at the Este Castle of Mesola – Tasting of products based on truffles and based on mussels, clams and oysters

Stay tuned!

Chicory Festival 2018 in Bosco Mesola

Sagra del Radicchio 2018

The Chicory Festival 218 will be held in Bosco Mesola (FE) from 28th September to 8th October.

 

SCHEDULE OF THE CHICORY FESTIVAL 2018 IN BOSCO MESOLA

 

Thursday 27th September 2018

  • 9.30 p.m. – Musical show at the stand with the ORCHESTRA OMAR CODAZZI. Admission fee, booking is recommended calling the number +39 339 1558818

 

Friday 28th September 2018

  • 7.00 p.m. – Opening and dinner at the Chicory food stand (Coop Parking Area). Musical entertainment with “ROTTI PER CASO” – Tribute Band 883 & Max Pezzali, reservations for dinner at +39 339 1558818 are welcome.

 

Saturday 29th September 2018

  • From 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. – Bosco Traders present “LO SBARACCO” in the streets of the country. Display on counters set up outside their stores of a large amount of items at small prices.
  • From 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. – Direct “Amicivolmente Radio Sound” program on the RADIO SOUND frequencies at the opening of the festival.
  • 9.00 a.m. – Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 10.00 a.m. – 4 ° RACE 24H – SAGRA DEL RADICCHIO. Team LA TORRE organizes a 24-hour fishing competition at Carpfishing at the Torre Abate lake. Meeting at 8:00 a.m. at Bar Alberazzo. Info and reservations: Erik +39 345 4847903, Facebook LaTorre Lake.
  • 12.00 p.m. – Opening of the “Chicory” food stand
  • 3.30 p.m. – Opening of the Luna Park and Exhibitions Opening. Entertainment with country attractions and horses.
  • 5.00 p.m. – Official inauguration with horse show with “I COWBOY DEL DELTA” and performance in Piazza Vittorio Veneto of the country group “UrbanCountryDance” at the show area. Ribbon cutting with royal guests “QUEEN ELIZABETH WITH THE PRINCE FILIPPO“.
  • 7.00 p.m. – Opening of the “Chicory” food stand
  • 8.30 p.m. – Meeting at the entrance of the Mesola Wood Reserve for the free excursion “Boscone al chiaro di luna“, by the Carabinieri Forestali Station Department. Reservations required at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in the Festival. Maximum number of 20 participants.
  • 9.00 p.m. – Entertainment and music show at the outdoor stage with “Timodà” – Tribute Band Modà. Free entry.

 

Sunday 30th September 2018

  • 09.00 a.m. – Meeting in Piazza Vittorio Veneto with two-wheel lovers for MOTOBENEDIZIONE DEL RADICCHIO, in collaboration with “Gli Amici della Moto di Bosco”. (In case of bad weather it will be postponed to Sunday 7th October).
  • 09.30 a.m. – Guided excursions:
    – Mesola Wood
    – BunkerMemo
    – Bosco Officinale
    – Maria Sofia Garden Park
    Reservations at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in Festival.
  • 10.00 a.m. – Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 11.00 a.m. – Blessing of motor vehicles and departure for sightseeing.
  • 12.00 p.m. – Opening of the “Chicory” food stand
  • 3.00 p.m. – Guided excursions:
    – Mesola Wood
    – Bosco Officinale
    – Maria Sofia Garden Park
    Reservations at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in Festival.
  • 3.00 p.m. – Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 4.00 p.m. – Demonstration of various martial arts sports disciplines at the Show Area.
  • 5.30 p.m. – Preview of folk music with the MILLELUCI GROUP of Alfonsine.
  • 7.00 p.m. – Extraction of the bingo total value of € 10.000,00
  • 7.00 p.m. – Opening of the “Chicory” food stand
  • 8.30 p.m. – Folkloristic musical show with the MILLELUCI GROUP of Alfonsine. Free entry.

 

Monday 1st October 2018

  • From 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. – Amichevolmente Radio Sound in live radio from the Piazza of the Chicory Festival

 

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

  • From 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. – Amichevolmente Radio Sound in live radio from the Piazza of the Chicory Festival
  • 7.30 p.m. – Dinner at the Chicory Stand. Entertainment and entertainment with ORCHESTRA FRANCO BAGUTTI, reservation at +39 339 1558818 is welcome

 

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

  • From 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. – Amichevolmente Radio Sound in live radio from the Piazza of the Chicory Festival
  • 7.30 p.m. – Dinner at the Chicory Stand. Entertainment with the “Cervellone” quiz game. Final award: trip.
  • 8.30 p.m. – Meeting at the entrance of the Mesola Wood Reserve for the free excursion “Boscone al chiaro di luna“, by the Carabinieri Forestali Station Department. Reservations required at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in the Festival. Maximum number of 20 participants.

 

Thursday 4th October 2018

  • From 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. – Amichevolmente Radio Sound in live radio from the Piazza of the Chicory Festival

 

Friday 5th October 2018

  • From 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. – Amichevolmente Radio Sound in live radio from the Piazza of the Chicory Festival
  • 3.00 p.m. – Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 7.30 p.m. – Dinner at the Chicory Stand. Musical entertainment with ORCHESTRA ITALIANA BAGUTTI, reservation at +39 339 1558818 is welcome.

 

Saturday 6th October 2018

  • From 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. – Amichevolmente Radio Sound in live radio from the Piazza of the Chicory Festival
  • 09.30 a.m. – Guided excursions:
    – Mesola Wood
    – Eco Tour on electric train
    – Bosco Officinale
    – Maria Sofia Garden Park
    Reservations at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in Festival.
  • 10.00 a.m. – Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 12.00 p.m.- Opening of the “Chicory” Food Stand (Coop Parking Area). “AS CATÈN A LA FIERA” – Fixed menu lunch, open to all the families of Bosco and not, organized in collaboration with the “Gruppo Mangolini”. Info and reservations: Mangolini Nelida +39 0533 794097, Mangolini Lorenza +39 346 3262957.
  • 3.00 p.m. – Guided excursions:
    – Mesola Wood
    – Eco Tour on electric train
    – Bosco Officinale
    – Maria Sofia Garden Park
    Reservations at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in Festival.
  • 3.00 p.m. – Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 4.00 p.m. – Musical entertainment at the parking area adjacent to the Food Stand with the “Ocarinistico Group of Grillara“.
  • 4.15 p.m. – Departure for Gorino Ferrarese for “Bollicine al tramonto” excursion aboard the Corona Motorboat. Reservations required, with tasting of pasta with clams and chicory and prosecco. Minimum attendance required 10 people. Possibility of shuttle, to be specified, starting from the Festival.
  • 5.00 p.m. – “ATLETICO DELTA … A LONG 20 YEARS STORY!“. Meeting at the municipal sports field “Flores Mangolini” with football match between the Old Glories of the Atletico Delta, classes 1983, 1984 and 1985.
  • 6.00 p.m. – “PRO LOCO … COL CUOCO” CONFERENCE at the Palco Spettacoli. Food and wine conference on typical local products, including Chicory, with the participation of experts from the Agricultural, Wine and Food sectors. During the event the ability of two couples to prepare a dish with a basket of typical products.
  • 7.00 p.m. – Opening of the “Chicory” food stand
  • 8.30 p.m. – Organ concert in honor of the B. V. del Rosario at the Parish Church. Organist Devid Pavanati. In program music by Scheidemann, Bach, Du Mage and Merkel. Free entry.
  • 8.30 p.m. – Meeting at the entrance of the Mesola Wood Reserve for the free excursion “Boscone al chiaro di luna“, by the Carabinieri Forestali Station Department. Reservations required at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in the Festival. Maximum number of 20 participants.
  • 9.30 p.m. – Musical show in Piazza Vittorio Veneto at the VELVET DRESS – U2 TRIBUTE shows area. Free entry.

 

Sunday 7th October 2018

  • 8.30 a.m. – Registration of the Sport Fishing Competition (from 9.00 to 11.00 a.m.) for children aged 4 to 14 at “Canale Brasavole-Gingion”. Reservation telephone number: Erik +39 345 4847903, Carles Granini +39 347 2152766 or at the information point of the Festival.
  • 9.30 a.m.: “WALKING AT 6 PAMPS” – Meeting in Piazza Vittorio Veneto with your four-legged friends for a walk all together in the streets of the town. Information at +39 340 7292991
  • 9.30 a.m. – Guided excursions:
    – Mesola Wood
    – Eco Tour on electric train
    – Bosco Officinale
    – Maria Sofia Garden Park
    Reservations at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in Festival.
  • 10.00 a.m. – Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 12.00 p.m. – Opening of the “Chicory” Food Stand (Coop Parking Area).
  • 15.00 p.m. – Guided excursions:
    – Mesola Wood
    – Eco Tour on electric train
    – Bosco Officinale
    – Maria Sofia Garden Park
    Reservations at number +39 370 3177478 or at the info point in Festival.
  • 3.00 p.m.- Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 4.15 p.m. – Departure for Gorino Ferrarese for “Bollicine al tramonto” excursion aboard the Corona Motorboat. Reservations required, with tasting of pasta with clams and chicory and prosecco. Minimum attendance required 10 people. Possibility of shuttle, to be specified, starting from the Festival.
  • 5.00 p.m. – Conference organized by the “Gruppo Mappe di Comunità di Bosco”, at the headquarters of Piazza Vittorio Veneto 25 (formerly Nico Soccorso) entitled: “THE REAL HISTORY OF EXTENSIVE DELIGHTS AND THE CASTLE OF MESOLA.” Speaker Arch. Davide Mangolini.
  • 5.00 p.m. – Musical show with the band BOAT JOKERS at the show area, with beer at the Pro Loco bar. Free entry.
  • 7.00 p.m. – Extraction of the bingo total value of € 10.000,00
  • 7.00 p.m. – Opening of the “Chicory” food stand
  • 8.00 pm – Musical aperitifs BAND LOCALI, MOLTO MIGLIORE and INDIANI, at the aperitif and beer show area with the Pro Loco guys. Free entry.

 

Monday 8th October 2018

  • 3.00 p.m. – Procession of Our Lady B.V. of the Rosary accompanied by the “G. Verdi” Band of Mesola.
  • 4.00 p.m. – Commercial Park opening: exhibition stands for agri-food and handicraft products. Exhibitions opening.
  • 7.00 p.m. – Opening of the “Chicory” food stand
  • 9.00 p.m. – Piazza Vittorio Veneto at the show are musical entertainment and cabaret with Andrea Poltronieri and il duo comico, directly from Zelig, Marco Dondarini and Davide Dal Fiume. Free entry.
  • 11.30 p.m. – Extraction of the bingo total value of € 5.000,00

 

EXHIBITIONS OF THE CHICORY FESTIVAL 2018 IN BOSCO MESOLA

SALETTA CIVICA – MANGOLINI GENEALOGICAL TREES – 29th and 30th September and from 5th to 8th October
Exposition of the genealogical trees of some families, originating from Bosco Mesola, with the surname Mangolini.

WE LIKE LEGO – from 5th to 8th October
Exhibition of Lego models, the most famous bricks in the world, by the guys of the group “We like Lego” born in 2016. From the first appearance to the Rock Circus at the Chicory Festival you will see patterns and special settings with movements realistic Lego Technic, city details or the STAR WARS theme.

MUNICIPAL THEATER – PAINTINGS, MOTORCYCLES AND SCULPTURES IN WOOD, by SIVIERO RAFFAELE – 29th and 30th September and from 5th to 8th October
Exhibition of hand-painted paintings and wooden sculptures made by the hand of Siviero Raffaele.

COMMUNITY MAPS GROUP – PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION OF THE TERRITORY – 29th and 30th September and from 5th to 8th October
Photographic exhibition of the territory of Bosco and its people. Banners of the areas of Bosco with history.

 

EXCURSIONS CHICORY FESTIVAL 2018 IN BOSCO MESOLA

 

Bollicine al tramonto

Sunset excursions on board the Corona motorboat between the lagoons and the reeds of the Po Delta. A journey along the Po di Goro to the mouth, to reach the old Lighthouse, tasting Prosecco accompanied by pasta with clams and chicory and prepared by board staff.
Minimum participants: 10.
Duration: about 2 hours
On request shuttle service from Bosco Mesola
Meeting at 4.15 p.m. at the information point of the festival, boarding at 4.45 p.m. from Gorino Ferrarese.
Info and reservations: +39 370 3177478

 

Boscone al chiaro di luna

Night visit by the Bosco Mesola Carabinieri Nucleo within the Estensi hunting reserve, formerly a nature reserve since 1977 and recognized as a Mab-Unesco heritage since 2015. A suggestive walk in the extraordinary nocturnal atmosphere of the Boscone, guided by hearing and smell, you can learn more about the fauna and flora that populate it.
Free visit.
Hours: 8.30 p.m.
Maximum number of participants: 20 people.
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Info and reservations: +39 370 3177478

 

Eco Tour on electric train

Guided tour, on board of tourist train, among the beautiful scenery / naturalistic and architectural surroundings of the Festival. The trip will be interspersed with stops at the oasis of Torre Abate and the Mesola Wood where guests will also have a small taste of local products.
Maximum number of participants: 40 people
Hours: morning 10.00 a.m. – afternoon 2.15 p.m. and 4.30 p.m.
Info and reservations: +39 370 3177478

 

Maria Sofia Garden Park

Guided tour of the Maria Sofia Botanical Garden, which covers 20.000 square meters, where you can admire about 2.000 plants belonging to 400 different varieties (including the rare and very particular Sequoia Gigantea) from the 5 continents.
Free visit
Hours: 10.00 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.
Duration: about 1 hour and 30 minutes
Info and reservations: +39 370 3177478

 

Bosco Officinale

A journey through aromatic and medicinal plants, to rediscover fragrance and essence at the service of wellness. An immersion in nature and its uses, from the care of the body to the table.
In case of bad weather the exhibition will be set up “medicinal plants, aromas and well-being between past and present” in the laboratory.

 

For information:

Pro Loco Bosco Tourist Association

Tel.+39 391 7418404

E-mail prolocobosco@gmail.com

www.prolocobosco.it

www.sagradelradicchio.it

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