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Ciccioli in piasa – San Martino in Rio

3 April 2022. The best ciccioli in Emilia Romagna. Food, market, and exhibitions.

Ciccioli in piasa – San Martino in Rio
05 Mar 2023 Emilia-Romagna -San Martino in Rio (Reggio Emilia)  Feasts-Flea markets | Food-Wine

On Sunday, March the 5th, 2023 it takes palce in San Martino in Rio, in the Province of Reggio Emilia, the feast of pork food Ciccioli in Piasa (“Ciccioli in the Square”)

At Ciccioli in Piasa (“Ciccioli in the Square”) the best local “norcini” (pork butchers) compete with each other in order to have their ciccioli elected as the best ones n Emilia Romagna.

In addition to the ciccioli contest, several food stands – the “Cholesterol Spa” – offer plenty of tasty local delicacies, such as gnocco fritto, polenta, porchetta, mulled wine, hot chocolate, and many more. Plus, a market with over 100 stalls sells the best local craft and gastronomy products.

Ciccioli in Piasa’s program also includes cultural events: tours of the Rocca Estense, opening of the Museum of Agriculture.

We kindly recommend to check on the website for any possible change of dates or program

(photos: event’s official website)

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