Palio delle bisse: regatta by night and fireworks

Good morning dear guests,

Do not miss tomorrow 8th July, the famous competition “Palio delle Bisse” in Torri del Benaco!
The “Bisse” were ancient boats that were used for fishing on the lake through the ages. They have a characteristic shape (a narrow keel and pointed ends). Four men are needed to row the boat, gondolier-style through the water.

The famous championship “Bandiera del lago” involves all the villages of the Lake.

And on Saturday 8th July the regatta takes place in Torri del Benaco.

Programm of the event:

At 7.45 p.m.  parade with paddlers and boats in the town centre.

At 8.30 p.m. boats parade in the lake along the coast

At 9.00 p.m. competition starting

To close the event, at 11.00 pm, the spectacular firework show on the Lake.