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22ND FEAST OF THE LOVE KNOT Every year, on the 3rd Tuesday of June, nearly 4.000 diners reach the Visconti bridge of Borghetto on Mincio, to sit along two tables, each 600 meters long and taste the famous "Tortellini di Valeggio", poetically called "The Love Knot ". The festival starts with a medieval parade, that reminds us of the characters of the legend that inspires this feast.
This is followed by a four course feast of local specialities, wines and treats including of course the regions famous tortellini !
The first event dates back to 1993 and was organized to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the construction of the Visconti Bridge, an imposing fortification built by Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan, to protect the eastern borders of his domain.
Conceived and managed by the ARV-Valeggio Restaurants Association, the festival relies on the enthusiasm of a town with an outstanding gastronomic reputation.
Handmade in a very thin pasta, with a delicate meat filling, served with melted butter and sage or in broth, Tortellini of Valeggio are the main dish of the culinary tradition Valeggio.
The dinner ends with a magnificient fireworks display, from the towers of the Scaligeri Castle.
All the guests receive  a commemorative plate, designed by the master jeweler Alberto Zucchetta, commissioned especially for the event.

Entrance:  7.30 p.m.
Dinner:     8.30 p.m.
Fireworks:  11.30 p.m.
Entry only with ticket, that can be requested to any of the restaurants belonging to the A.R.V.- Valeggio sul Mincio  Restaurants Association.
A.R.V. complete list on  www.ristorantivaleggio.it .
Some tickets will be also available by the local Pro Loco - Tourist Office.
This event does not fit to children under 12 years.
The price for 1 ticket is 70 euro.
Only numbered seats. 
No dogs allowed.
In case of rain or bad weather, until 16.00 the same day, the A.R.V. may decide to change the location of the Festa and move it inside the restaurants. 
In this case, on the back of your ticket, you will find the name of the restaurant where you will have to go for the dinner.
The ticket is not refundable, or otherwise reused.
More information about the Festa and latest news on www.ristorantivaleggio.it
  • Strada Viscontea - Ponte Visconteo, Borghetto
    Valeggio sul Mincio (VR)


Established in 1974, the Association Pro Loco Valeggio has always been committed to the promotion of tourism and the culture of the region, including its festivals  and history.
It is very active in the organization of many traditional events, such as the annual Fair, now in its 95th year, the Carnival, and also concerts, plays, and food and wine events, to showcase local products.
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piazza Carlo Alberto 32
37067 - Valeggio sul Mincio (VR)
+39 045 7951880 www.valeggio.com
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The Association Pro Loco Valeggio was created in 1974, as an initiative of passionate citizens, with the aim of bringing together all those who were fond of the development of tourism and cultural activities to raise recognition of their town.
In particular: "...the main goals of the association are: to contribute to the organization of tourism experiences; encourage and support the development of public services; promote conferences, exhibitions, public performances, celebrations; preserve and to improve the natural, artistic and built heritage of Valeggio".
Since that time, Pro Loco Valeggio has grown considerably, carrying on many of its original intentions, in partnership with adjoining municipalities and other local associations.
Restaurants, hotels, accommodations and all tourism facilities find in Pro Loco Valeggio a helpful partner to promote their activities.
Thanks to the constant commitment of its volunteers and members, many new activities have been added to the existing calendar of traditional events. Among the most popular and followed of these are: the Summer Film Festival, with its fantastic location in the courtyard of the Medieval Scaligero Castle; the food and wine festival Tortellini & dintorni, that celebrates the excellence of agricultural production and the culinary tradition of the region; the great musical program of the Verona Folk Festival, which has led to Valeggio worldwide famous artists, including Ludovico Einaudi, Fabrizio Bosso, Nina Zilli.
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