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Tortelli on Saint John's night

On the night of 23 June, dedicated to Saint John, a deeply rooted tradition requires to celebrate in Parma and surrounding villages eating outdoor huge dishes of tortelli, a local recipe of pasta, waiting for the dew believed to bring good luck for the following year. Any small village in the countryside, whether it is in the Bassa or on the hills, will organize open air dinners, mostly around the local church. A full dinner including tortelli, local specialities and wine may cost about 25,00 euros.

From Jun 23, 2018
To Jun 23, 2018
Location Parma and province
Parma e provincia
Parma (PR)
For details
Phone: +39 0521218889
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Saturday June 23
Piazza Ghiaia
Tortellata di San Giovanni
at 8pm dinner with music and the traditional cuisine of the street chefs Paola of Gusto Parma and Filippo of the Osteria dei mascalzoni
complete menu euros 25,00
a reservation is appreciated tel. +39 3495640528

Fair of San Giovanni in the district Parma centre
at 9am guided tour of the San Giovanni Abbey
at 10am opening of the church of San Francesco del Prato
at 5pm concert on Piazzale Salvo D'Acquisto with the Maestro Egidio Tibaldi
at 8pm dinner on the streets with the restaurants of the area and the unmissable tortelli d'erbetta

Tortellata superurbana
WoPa Temporary  San Leonardo district

from 8pm to midnight dinner of San Giovanni by Osteria dei Mascalzoni. Cost euros 18,00 per person. A reservation is required tel. +39 3491864745

Tortellata of San Giovanni and Sounds in the Abbey
Abbey of Valserena
at 8pm dinner of San Giovanni in the courtyard of the Abbey and at 8.30pm concert of the Duet Farnese Bernardi in I had a dream…with Livia Farnese voice and Luca Bernardi at the keyboards. Entrance euros 10,00 (the dinner at the Locanda Abbazia is not included). For information tel. +39 0521607791

The restaurants, trattorias and farm houses of the club Parma city of Gastronomy
propose dinners with tortelli and other local specialities with our best products.
Search your San Giovanni dinner at this link

t the Meli Lupi park, Vigatto

on Borgo del Correggio

on Largo 8 Marzo

on Via Saffi

Dinner under the stars
on Via Bruno Longhi 3/a

Benefit dinner of San Giovanni
at the Church of Gaione

Colombo district feast
Via Cortopasso

on Via D'Azeglio

In the province:

Tortelli in Traversetolo
From 7pm at a Lido Valtermina tortelli of San Giovanni and live music with the orchestra Maurizio Leonardi.

Mamiano in festa
From 7pm under the tensile structure tortelli of San Giovanni and music with dj Pablo.

Mount Molinatico and tortelli of San Giovanni
Meeting at 8.45am at the Chalet Monte Molinatico for a 4 hours trekking. Costs: adults euros 13,00, euros 7,00 for under 18 accompanied. The dinner is not oncluded and shall be paid directly at the Chalet del Molinatico. A reservation is required tel. 3403892488 - 3356272521.

Tortelli in Montechiarugolo
Dinner under the stars around the castle with hand made tortelli and a rich menu.

Tortelli on piazza Piazza Leoni Torrechiara
Cost euros 25,00; under 5 euros 15,00; under 10 euros 20,00. A reservation is required tel. +39 3282250714.

Waiting for the Multicultural fair in Collecchio
The traditional Saint John's night with tortelli in the Nevicati Parc with the music of EXP like 'experience'

Last update :
Jun 20, 2018