There are over 150 events organised in Italy! Check them here at the EUROPARC Italy – Federparchi website.

International Festival of Parks

Cittá di Trezzo Sull’Adda, 19-24 May

The International Parks Festival is the biggest Italian event for Park’s professionals and orgnisations, students and freelancers. It is a great opportunity to share new ideas and experiences in the field of Parks and is an essential meeting point of the main actors from governmental and non-governmental levels. During 5 intense days, there will be conferences, exhibitions and a wide range of activities were you can take part.

Piemonte Parchi – Regione Piemonte

Il Menu dei Parchi, 21-29 May

european day of parks, europarcLocal restaurants of Piedmont will offer a special tasting menu with typical products of the park.

Parco naturale delle Prealpi Giulie

Parkfest 2016, 22 May

european day of parks, europarcThe meeting will be characterized by exhibition stands of typical products and publications of the invited parks, street shows, sporting activities and folk dance groups parade. This year the event will have a special meaning since it will be one of the celebration moments of the 20th anniversary of Park establishment. Participants will have the chance to taste of the Park’s products (Resia Garlic, Venzone Pumpkin, Fiorina Bean, Montasio Mountain Cheese, Brovadâr).

 Parco del Beigua

The ancient “SALSE LIGURI AL MORTAIO” with aromatic herbs from the Park, 24 May

european day of parks, europarcGiancarlo Marabotti, board member of the Ligurian conducted by Slow Food Giovanni Rebora of Genoa, will hold a demonstration and tasting of ancient Ligurian sauces prepared mortar with herbs present in the territory of Beigua Park. Meeting at 18 at Villa Mina (Arenzano).

Schools celebrate the European Day of Parks, 26 May

To celebrate the European Day of Parks, the classes of the Comprehensive Stura and Orba Valleys who participated in the educational activities proposed by the Beigua Park Experience Center celebrate the final event hosted in the town theater of Roussillon. An opportunity to thank and share with teachers and students the various environmental education projects during the Year 2015/2016 School.

National Trails Day – Excursion to “Rifugio Argentea”, 29 May

european day of parks, europarcThis year the park adheres to the National Trails Day (now in its 16th edition) which coincides with the initiative “Walking in the Parks”, promoted by the Italian Alpine Club and Federparchi. A significant moment and unified national character aimed to draw the attention of citizens and public administrators on the value of trails and protected areas for attendance, knowledge, protection and enhancement of the territory. Continuing the traditional cooperation with the friends of the Italian Alpine Club, Members of CAI Sections of Savona, of Varazze Section and Subsection Arenzano, we will travel to the southern slopes of the Park to reach Rifugio Argentea, placed near the High Street of the Ligurian Mountains, matching the extraordinary mountainous balcony overlooking the Ligurian Sea. At Rifugio Argentea you can taste polenta and some of typical products of the Park.

Legambiente, European Week of Parks

Parco in Festa!, 2 June

During the European Week of Parks, the Circle “The Flamingo Legambiente Assemini” organizes in Festival Park in loc. Is Olias, in company headquarters of the former Mountain Community XXIII, in the City of Assemini and Capoterra. In order to raise awareness among local communities and highlight the activities are compatible with good use of the “Regional Park Gutturu Mannu” just set up, on the anniversary of the European week of the Parks, the Legambiente Assemini “The Flamingo” offers for Thursday, June 2, 2016 a series of events, screenings, exhibitions and initiatives at the headquarters of the former XXIII Comunità Montana in località IS Olias.