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Main events in the Monferrato area

There are lots of events and festivals all through the year in the Monferrato area.  This is a brief list of the most important recurring events:

-   the Antique Market and monuments special openings (e.g. the Civic Tower and the Municipal Theatre) in the town of Casale Monferrato, the second weekend of each month (except August);

-   “Golosaria in Monferrato”: festivals, tastings and cultural events inside castles (mainly) in April;

-   “Riso&Rose in Monferrato”: events related to food and wine, horticulture, art and female hobbies that  take place in May in the town of Casale Monferrato and the villages in the surrounding area;

-   Infernot – Special openings in specified weekends; the Infernot are typical cellars dug into a kind of rock that is present only in the Monferrato area (a Unesco World Heritage Site for this reason);

-   Castles – Special openings in different weekends through the year;

-   the Wine Festival in Casale Monferrato, in September, when  it is possible to taste, eat and buy typical products of the area (expecially wines); More  food and wine festivals take place in the villages of Rosignano Monferrato and San Salvatore Monferrato, in the same period of the year;

-   two Truffles National Festivals (Fiere Internazionali del Tartufo), one in the village of Moncalvo (in October) and one in the village of Murisengo (in November); in addition the White Truffles Festival in the village of Cella Monte in October;

-   the Fat Ox Fair (Fiera del Bue Grasso) and the  Boiled Meats Festival (Sagra del Bollito) take place in the village of Moncalvo in December;   this year celebrates the 379th edition ;

-   “Nadal an Munfrà” (Christmas in Monferrato), lots of events in December and the beginning of January.

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Ph. G. Pasino, "Riso&Rose in Monferrato"