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ANTICA FIERA DI SOMMACAMPAGNA Sommacampagna Ancient Fair satisfy all its visitors and all tastes: families, children, farmers, lovers of culture, dance and shows... and gourmets! 

During the ancient fair of Sommacampagna, lots of cultural events are welcome addictions to the traditional “Pesca IGP di Verona” pome exhibition and to the ancient cattle and agro-industry fair: exhibitions, sport competitions, musical show, guided tours…
Aim of the event is to let people know the local traditional culture, the local products and activities.
The first Fair took place in XVIIIth century, for agriculture and cattle.
The latest develpments in agriculture carried wide transformations, letting people organizing the first artisanal and trade exhibitions in addition to the Pome Exhibition.
Horse expositions were also very important and well known in the area.
In the recent years the fair experienced big changes and the agro-events are now supported by art expositions, concerts, musical shows, luna park, bike competitions, sport meetings and food stands.
On Monday, people can eat the fair typical dish: the tripe. You can find it in all the restaurants and food stall of Sommacampagna.


Ufficio Fiera Comune Sommacampagna:
Piazza Carlo Alberto 1, 37066 Sommacampagna, tel. + 39 045 8971356
  • Piazza Carlo Alberto
    Sommacampagna (VR)


The City of sommacampagna is located in a privileged area, on the moraine hills between Lake Garda and Verona. For some years, in addition to its own institutional purposes, the city has actively pursues the aim of promoting the tourism in its area, through partnership Terre Custoza, of which it is the leader.
Company Contacts
+390458971356 www.comune.sommacampagna.vr.it
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The common seat is located on the foothills of the morainic hills surrounding Lake Garda, which is a few tens of kilometers. The formation of the land dates back to the last great glacial expansion with which begins the era Quaternary. Near Sommacampagna were found in loc. Palu relics of the Stone Age and the support poles of some stilts. There are also numerous Roman remains (the village was named Summa Campanea) the most important are still observable at the ancient church of Sant'Andrea al Cemetery and St. Peter, places where pagan temples stood. In the Middle Ages the old town stood near the church of Sant'Andrea and subsequently developed in the direction of Verona, up to the hill where now stands the church of San Rocco and its bell tower.
Many historical events occurred throughout the municipality. Surely the most significant and remembered are the two Risorgimento battles fought respectively in the first (1848) and third (1866) war for the independence of Italy, on the moraine hills of Custoza.
Since the Second World War Sommacampagna has experienced a strong industrial development that has profoundly changed the identity, went from the traditional one based on an agricultural economy, to that - precisely - Industrial. In this transformation is achieved the strong building development of the country, but also industrial civil consequence of the increase in population due to immigration workers that characterized the 60s and 70s, development that has significantly changed the structure of the country from the point of urban planning. In particular, the town has gradually "slipped" from the top of the hills, where it was historically concentrated, to the plains to the east, near the ZAI and communication routes (primarily, the exit of the A4), where fortunes are densely populated neighborhoods.
The territory is rich in historical sites, Venetian villas, short visit, but also nature trails and cycling routes that allow you to spend relaxing days in nature.
In this beautiful hilly naturalistic tradition agriculture-wine marries hospitality purposes of numerous accommodations surrounded by greenery. The area offers countless opportunities for lovers of tourism "slow".
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