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Also the town of Valtorta proposes to host the traditional Carnival that will parade along the streets of the village during the day of Saturday 29th February 2020.
The event will start at 14:00 when the parade, accompanied by music and songs, will pass through the different hamlets before reaching the center of the town around 15:00, where all those present waiting can sip hot mulled wine and enjoy some sweets.
During the afternoon you can't miss the opportunity to visit the ethnographic museum and the sawmill for free, to get a precise idea of centuries of history of Valtorta and the Upper Brembana Valley. You will have the opportunity to admire objects that are the result of the ingenuity and creativity of past generations, which are a real discovery and arouse surprise and admiration.
The day of celebration does not end here, however: in fact, once you have reached the municipal gym from 19:00 you can all dine in company and conclude with the music of "The Sensi Duo".
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 15:00 there will be the opportunity to visit, free of charge, the Borgo di Cornello and the Museum of Badger and Postal History. The guided tour will take place along the village and in the Museum to discover the history of Cornello and its link with the Tasso family, the family originally from the Bergamasque mountains who for centuries held the position of master generals of the Imperial Post Office of the powerful Habsburg family.
Departure is at 3:00 p.m. in front of the Museum and for the visit, which lasts about an hour and a half, no reservation is required. Part of the visit will take place outdoors and the village can only be reached on foot, so comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the season are recommended.
Ciaspolando con Gusto (Snowshoeing with Taste) is a gastronomic snowshoe hike between the mountain pasture huts of the plans of Avaro that takes place on a simple route suitable for everyone, including children and those who have never worn snowshoes. It is about 4 km between the expanses of the plans of Avaro, being well signposted and without danger will be carried out independently.
During the snowshoe hike you will meet about ten stages where local producers will taste their specialties. The tastings, which will begin with a small breakfast and then continue with local cold cuts, local cheeses, polenta, homemade cakes and will end with a bitter, will then be an opportunity to have a lunch on the snow. All the tastings will be included in the pass that will be purchased at the beginning of the route, at the Infopoint, from there then will begin the ring-route of Ciaspolando with taste.
Reservation is compulsory, registrations will close once the maximum number of participants has been reached. The payment will be made at the moment of departure at our Infopoint at Piani dell'Avaro on the day of the snowshoe hike.
Departure is possible from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m., as the route is signposted, everyone can walk it independently at their own pace. To facilitate registration, two time bands have been established, the first from 10.00 to 11.00 and the second after 11.30.
How much does it cost?
Adults 23 €;Children (6-15 years) 18 €;Children (up to 5 years old) Free.Snowshoe Hire 5 €, for children under 5 years the use of snowshoes is not recommended even if the route is practicable.
At the locality Plans of dell'Avaro in the municipality of Cusio, on Saturday, March 14, 2020 you can take part in a suggestive walk with the full moon, followed by a tasty typical dinner at the restaurant RistOrobie.
The meeting is scheduled at 19:00 at the latter.
COSTS: Dinner € 22,00Snowshoe rental € 5,00 FOR RESERVATIONS: Info and reservations please call 338.8734535 or 333.4752942
On request, snowshoe hikes can also be organized outside of the established schedule.