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Saint Bernardo’s Fair – Macugnaga

1-3 July 2022, Walser community’s feast in Macugnaga at the foot of Monte Rosa.

San Bernardo feast in Macugnaga - Italy
01 Jul 2022 - 03 Jul 2022 Piemonte -Macugnaga  Art-Culture-History | Children | Feasts-Flea markets | Festival-Fairs | Folklore-Traditions

The first weekend of July, from Friday, July 1st to Sunday, July 3rd 2022, Macugnaga, in the province of Verbania, takes place Saint Bernardo’s Fair enlivening for 3 days this mountain village at the foot of Monte Rosa.

Saint Bernardo’s Fair was commissioned by Walsers, a German minority who has inhabited the valley since middle age. The aim of the event is to preserve and pass on the Walsers’ culture and traditions.

During the fair, reaching this year its 34th edition, Macugnaga welcomes the Walser community with their colorful costumes and a lot of artisans with their pieces of work: stone carvings,  wrought iron, ceramics, woven baskets and many hand-decorated and carved objects.

In program also the 19th edition of Wood Carving Contest. On the first day, participants will be given a log of lime wood to carve under the eyes of curious visitors.
San Bernardo’s Fair is a traditional feast full of folklore and entertainment.

INFORMATION
Comitato della Comunità Walser di Macugnaga
Tel. +39 0324 65119 or send an e-mail>>>

(photos from the official website)

Are you in Macugnaga?
Do you know that you can visit the Walser House Museum, a well-preserved Walser house from 1600s>>>

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