Davide Lajolo’s Literary Sites
habitual walks of the writer along his village
Davide Lajolo’s Literary Sites follow the habitual walks
of the writer along his village, Vinchio (Asti, Italy)
visitors can lead through places, hills, woods, tracks
and vineyards, the sites and the peasant people tales
which inspired Lajolo’s novels. The writer transfigured
sites and stories into the symbolic value of literature.
Some posters show the visitors the way, stage by stage
with explications and extracts from the writer’s books,
which refer about the deep relationship between Lajolo
and his country.
Davide Lajolo’s Literary Sites offer walks, where nature,
rural landscape and cultural enchantments cross each
other and give deep emotions to the visitors.
The sites’ roads are practicable on foot, by bicycle, on
horseback, by car. Free walks.
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Conducted tour: www.lapervinca.it
Last Saturday in May Ulisse on the hills – Nature, music,
art, poetry. Festival of the Natural reserve of Valsarmassa
and of Associated Wine Grower’s Cellar of Vinchio
and Vaglio Serra. The walk is from the three Bishops
Hill to Sea Mountain Hills to The ancient Oak
through the Natural Reserve among vineyards and woods. In the stopping places of the walk you can enjoy
shows, art installations, concert and poetry, reading and
taste food specialities and wine.
Second Saturday in July With the moon and the fireflies
in The Saracenic woods. Night-time walk under the
full moon light through the woods, lighted up by a lot of
fireflies to the Little Valley of Death, where the Marquis
of Aleramo defeated the Saracens in 935 a.C. among
the fossil shell hills. Reading, theatre show in the wood,
Third Saturday in August Along the traces of folk memory:
following the itinerary of the open air rural Museum
about the cycle of the vines in the four seasons of
the year. Reading.