The Walking Festival in Franciacorta

It will be a long weekend of adventure and poetry, of steps and laughter, of good practices and visionary projects: the Festival of the Way returns with a rich and exciting program to celebrate its eighth edition. The appointment is as always fixed Francecortathis year in the municipality of GussagoIn the Terraces of historic garden villasthen to discover the most evocative places in the country: from June 13 to 16 evenings and cultural walks, entertainment and active moments will alternate.

The Walking Festival in Franciacorta

After the success of the April 13 preview entitled While waiting for the Festival-Walk through history, and the day dedicated to laughter yoga on May 5, the highlight of the event promoted by LAMU, Libera Accademia del Movimento Utile, and organized by Rosa Running Team, returns.

The mid-June program will open on the evening of Thursday June 13 with a meeting with Lorenzo Baron by title Journey to the end of the world. And of ourselves: from 100 thousand km by bike to the last challenge in kayak and tent among the Norwegian fjords, from +48° in the Sahara to -56° in Jakuzia, from Siberia to crossing the ice of Iceland, the 27-year-old Umbrian explorer, very popular on social networks, he will recount his exploits with photos and videos and will talk about his book Where the horizon ends (Sperling and Kupfer).

Friday the 14th will be the turn of Franco Arminiowith Give way to the trees. Poet, landscaper, writer and director, Arminio has developed a very original way of bringing poetry and its struggles for the salvation of marginal areas of the surrounding country: it will be a special evening of laughter, reflections, songs and emotion .

We have one foot in the grave! it is rather the title of the meeting on Saturday 15, at the end of the afternoon, with Giovanni Storti: the second part of the legendary comic trio Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo has become an environmental guru and – between the serious and the facetious – warns us.

The event will be an opportunity to talk about sustainability and biodiversity, climate change, trees and healthy eating. The events will be moderated by Andrea Mattei, editor-in-chief of Gazzetta du Sport and writer.

Before the evening, a toast at sunset in collaboration with Cantina Contadi Castaldi and the Grana Padano Foundation.

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Walks to discover the region of the province of Brescia (photo Festival del Cammino)

Festival walks

But the Cammino Festival is also a unique opportunity to quietly discover the Franciacorta region. For this Saturday June 15 we will leave early in the morning with Footsteps echo in the light of dawnan experiential walk in the company of the mental coach Monica Sirelli.

But at 10 a.m., after a walk of about 3 kilometers, there will be a meeting with the director and screenwriter. Roberta Cortellacreator of the innovative itinerant educational project Highways. The visionary idea of ​​taking a group of students to finish the school year by hiking the trails of Italy.

Finally, on Sunday 16, from 8 a.m., Everyone on the way! three walks to discover Gussago, its churches, its vineyards and its hills: there is the possibility of choosing between three different routes to cover at your own pace, 5, 9 or 12 km.

All Festival events have a limited number of places with reservation required on the website.

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The vineyards of Franciacorta. Chemin Photo Festival

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