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Golositalia is the fair entirely dedicated to the food and wine sector that has been held for seven years along the shores of Lake Garda, in Brescia. It is an all-round event that involves the experts of the sector but also the general public, with live events, cooking classes, culinary competitions and delicious tasting events.
The fair lasts 4 days and the calendar of events is really rich: it will be difficult, if not impossible, to see everything. Tastings and courses have an extra cost and will therefore not be included in the admission fee, but good news, pets will be allowed, for a fun family outing among the flavors and smells of Italian cuisine.
An event dedicated to nutrition
Golositalia is the food and wine fair, now in its seventh edition, held every year in the city of Brescia. It is one of the most important Italian food and wine fairs and, if you are wondering what to do in Italy at the end of February, we definitely recommend that you take a look at it. The fair, dedicated to professionals in the sector, as well as representing an interesting point of exchange (between ideas and innovations) for the latter, will also be open to visitors not belonging to the restaurant industry.
Golositalia: what you can do at the fair?
Golositalia is never boring: it will not be a fair dedicated exclusively to the display of machinery and products used in the catering sector, but also a real showcase of unmissable events. Courses, seminars, culinary competitions, tastings and live demonstrations will accompany visitors during the days of the event without letting them get bored even for a moment. The courses will have an additional cost of € 7 while the tastings will cost € 9, all other events are included in the entry fee.
In fact, keep in mind that it will be possible to attend events such as competitions and themed demonstrations. Among the numerous live demonstrations many will be dedicated to gluten-free diets and many others to the preparation of quick dishes and save the day, for those who are always in a hurry. The most interesting courses will be those dedicated to the preparation of Burger Gourmet, raw food and celiac preparations, such as gluten-free fresh pasta. There will also be a course dedicated to the use of spices.
Dates, info and how to get there
The fair will be held at the Garda Exhibition Center in Montichiari, between February 24th and 27th 2018. Pavilions 1 and 5 will observe an opening time that will go from 9:30a.m. to 7:00p.m., while all the others will remain open. from 9:30a.m. to 9:00p.m. The ticket will cost € 8 but can also be purchased online with a small reduction, at a cost of € 7.
The parking lot, reserved for visitors, will cost € 3 for each vehicle. At the fair small dogs will also be allowed (carried or in a carrier) and large dogs with a muzzle and leash.
What to see in Brescia apart from Golositalia?
If you are planning to visit Italy and would like to take advantage of the Golositalia mini-tour to explore Brescia, the city that will host the event, here are some definitely recommended places:
- Lake Garda, one of the most beautiful destinations in Italy, as well as one of the most loved by tourists from around the world
- Museum of the Mille Miglia, the museum dedicated to the Red Arrow
- Piazza del Foro, an ancient Roman site with enchanting archaeological remains.