L’olivo nella storia di Castiglione del Lago, lake Trasimeno, Umbria


From 28/11/2014 To 30/11/2014

Castiglione del Lago

L’olivo nella storia di Castiglione del Lago, lake Trasimeno, Umbria

A tour from an ancient oil press from the 1800s to a modern olive press



Friday 28 November

at 19:15 Ristorante L’Acquario

“Vegetable gardens. Cultivation knowhow and ideas – Natural vegetable patches – The value of insects.”

at 20:00: Dinner based on local vegetables.

For information and reservations call +39 075 9652432 - +39 075 953331 - info@ristorantelacquario.it

- face book:  ristorante l’Acquario e Porta Senese

Maximum number of guests: 50.

Dinner is courtesy of the Ristorante L’Acquario and Porta Senese

Wine offered by Cantina Madrevite. New olive oil by Oleificio Cooperativa Pozzuolese.


Saturday 29 November

At 9:30 Sala del Teatro - Palazzo della Corgna: Conference about “Project on the draining of Trasimeno.  Three centuries of water level management.”  


Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November

From 10:00-19:00 Palazzo Comunale

Photography exhibition “Photography for the Ecomuseo of Trasimeno”

by Nazareno Margaritelli


From 10:00 to 19:00


Rare opening of the places of contemporary art in Umbria

OLD PRIVATE OIL PRESS by Enrico Cesarini

dating to the mid-1800s, featuring an olive crusher that is turned by animals and manual olive pressing, exhibition by the artist ALESSIO BIAGIOTTI at Cantagallina N° 11 (suburb of Villastrada Umbra).

Only on 30 November shuttle bus from Castiglione del Lago (from 10:00-17:00 Piazza Gramsci)  with a tour of the new oil presses of the Cooperativa Oleificio Pozzuolese – Tasting of local delicacies at the Azienda Agricola Bittarelli


from 15:30 -18:00

The restaurants of the historical centre offer:


Free tasting of bruschetta with a “Pagnotta della Massaia”

Each restaurant will feature a winery, an olive press and a local grower in the lovely setting of the “Loveliest Village in Italy.”

Participating eateries: La Cantina, L’acquario, Porta Senese, 6Divino, La dispensa del lago, Osteria Calandrino, Pizza e sfizi, Angolo del buongustaio


Sunday 30 November

at 15:00 Piazza Gramsci (in front of the Palazzo della Corgna)


“The walls and olive groves of the Castle” - Free guided tour of Castiglione del Lago


From15:30 in the historical centre:

Popular games for kids and adults organised by Hakuna Matata - www.hakunamatata.tv

to reserve a place and more info call 349 6430058


At 16:00 Ristorante La Cantina:  “GustOlio”

Learning while tasting

To book a place please call +39 075 953837 - info@auroragroup.coop


Starting at 16:30 historical centre:

Music on the streets of the centre of town played by the “MAPO BAND” STREET BAND



Tasting of the new oil and a guided tour of the oil press

Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November from 9am to 1pm and from 3pm to 7pm

Cooperativa Oleificio Pozzuolese

Via Croce, 3 - Pozzuolo Umbro – TEL +39 075959151 – +39 3395665786 -  oleificiopozzuolese@yahoo.it


Only on Sunday 30 November:  free shuttle bus from Castiglione del Lago (from 10am to 5 pm Piazza Gramsci) with a tour of the OLD PRIVATE OIL PRESS by Enrico Cesarini in Loc. Cantagallina



Tasty menus featuring local products that exalt the new olive oil

Ristorante L’Acquario TEL. +39 075 965 2432

Ristorante La Cantina TEL +39 075 965 2493

Ristorante C’era una volta TEL +39 075 965 9197

Ristorante La Capannina  TEL +39 339 545 6987

Osteria Porta Senese  TEL +39 075 953 331

SeiDiVino  TEL +39 075 953 150

Osteria Calandrino  TEL +39 075 965 3101




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