Vestenanova is located at the end of Val D’Alpone and is known worldwide for one of the most important fossil sites, Bolca. There are also fine examples of medieval churches such as Sant’Antonio Abate and is the starting point of beautiful hiking trails.
Walk through the layers of history: from the Middle Ages that you can still breathe in the village of Soave, to the Eocene with the fossils of Bolca.
Events in Vestenanova
- Passeggiata dell’oco
The second Sunday of August in Castelvero. It is a 700-meter-long race reserved for geese. The record is under seven minutes.
- Festa del turista
The first week of August in Vestenanova. With food stands, charity fishing and the fabulous and unmissable “corsa dei carrettini”. Every evening it is enlivened with music and dancing.
The second weekend of July in Vestenanova. 4-day festival of 60s and 70s rock music that wants to remember the famous Woodstock festival in sound and spirit. Young artists from the valley alternate with more experienced groups with covers and unpublished pieces. There are food stands and the possibility of camping with a tent, in a natural setting between two valleys.
- Festa della paleontologia
The first weekend of July in Bolca. The appointments are the palio of ancient games, the walk on various routes in the area and the free visit of the fossil museum. With food stands and music.