Zavattarello is the perfect place for both fun and relax, on the green hills of Oltrepò Pavese, in the province of Pavia. It hosts several events for any taste: concerts, shows, fairs, conferences, exhibitions, dance evenings and more.
Some of them are now annual events that you can attend in the same days each year.

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Year 2018
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Saturday 26th May, at 4.30pm

Opening of the personal exhibition by Anna Ghisleni

Dal Verme Castle, Contemporary Art Museum
Open from Saturday 26th May to Sunday 17th June
Further information


Sunday 9th June

Granfondo del Penice - 2nd edition

Zavattarello - Penice - Zavattarello
Further information

Saturday 23rd June

Romantic Night

Piazza Dal Verme, Castle
Music, shows, exhibitions, dance, entertainments
Night market
Restaurants in the main square
Night tours to the castle


Every Tuesday and Thursday in July and August, from 3.30pm to 6.30pm

"Inspire your fantasy"

"Magazzino dei Ricordi" Museum
Creative summer activities: laboratories, games and more for children
Every Tuesday and Thursday in July and August from 3.30pm to 6.30pm
Among the numerous activities:
Realisation of small jewelry or bags
Treasure hunt
Medieval games
Laboratories of ancient crafts
Realisation of paper or soap
Visits to the Enchanted Wood in the Castle Park
For further information, "Magazzino dei Ricordi" Museum
Tel./Fax 0383 589183 - Mob. (+39) 338 5776425 - Mob. (+39) 334 3962019
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Saturday 14th July

Opening of the personal exhibition by Anna Ghisleni

Dal Verme Castle, Contemporary Art Museum
Open from Saturday 14th July to Sunday 5th August
Further information

Sunday 22nd July

XXIII Traditional Fair of Zavattarello

Along the roads of the town
Typical products, arts and crafts
Entertainments for children and adults
Food stall all day long
Guided tours to the Dal Verme Castle and the "Magazzino dei Ricordi" Museum


Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th August

Medieval Days

Dal Verme Castle
Two days of 15th century reenactment
Medieval market, sword tournaments, archery tournament, jugglers, musicians, dances and fire show
On 15th August at 8.00pm, Medieval Banquet with Pietro Dal Verme's court at the foot of the Castle
At 11.30pm, Fire Show in Piazza Dal Verme
Further information


Sunday 23rd September

Honey and Mushroom Fair

Piazza Dal Verme

Stalls with typical products
Educational exhibition of mushrooms with the Gruppo Micologico of Pavia
Food and music
In case of rain, the event will be postponed
Info: mob. +39 339 4785535 -
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Saturday 8th December

Christmas Market

Piazza Dal Verme
Typical products from Oltrepò Pavese, arts and crafts, Christmas decorations and gifts
The Dal Verme Castle will be open, unless it snows:
guided tours at 11.00am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.
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Annual events

Summer in Art

in summer
Contemporary Art Museum "Giuseppe e Titina Dal Verme"
Further information

Traditional Fair

end of July
Piazza Dal Verme