There is always plenty to do in the Oltrepo Pavese region!
You can come for year-round wine tasting, truffles in Autumn, plenty of local produce to taste as well as incredible scenery by bike, car or on foot. We recommend the Oltreppo Pavese app to narrow your search and plan your stay.
GLI ITINERARI DELL'OLTREPO'
Gualdana is a great base for walks and trips by bike. Guests have every possibility at their doorstep; families with children can discover the countryside and explore the nearby rivers Po and Ticino or the Oltrepò Hills, we can prepare a picnic for the whole family so you can explore at your own leisure. For the more active, there are more challenging tracks in the hills. You can make Gualdana a base try somewhere different each day. Along the Via del Sale, you can also arrive easily at the seaside of Liguria.
Forts, Castles and ancient dwellings characterise or region. Staying at Gualdana you can explore these sites of great cultural importance. We can offer maps and guides for suggestions of places to see on your excurions.
If you appreciate food and wine and you enjoy participating in festivals and tastings Gualdana is the ideal place for you to discover the typical products of the Proivince of Pavia. You can taste all the specialties of the area; Bonarda, Buttafuoco, Pinot Nero and Pinot Grigio from our hills, Salami and Almond cake from Varzi, Mustrad and Blonde Onion from Voghera, Rice from Lomellina, Goat cheese wrapped in walnut and chestnut leavesfrom Oltrepò, Ofelle di Parona, Mortara Goose Salami.
VOGHERA COUNTRY FESTIVAL
Horses, Cowboys, Country! For an unforgettable weekend in Voghera, book your tickets here:
Every first Sunday of the month from 9:00 in Viale 11 Febbraio you will find the Mercatino Pavese dell’Antiquariato. Around 100 vendors exhibit furniture, paintings, collectibles and curiosities.
Every third Saturday of the month the Modern Antiques Market promoted by Mercatini&Curiosità takes place in Pavia. It is held in teh restricted traffic zone of teh Historic Centre of Pavia in Via XX Settembre right near teh Church of Santa Maria del Carmine.
very second saturday of the month Antiqua is held in the area of Public Gardens. From 7:30-19:00 in Viale Allea Mariano Dallapè and part of Piazza Trieste.
Every second sunday of the month in Broni the Mercatino dell’Antiquariato is held.
From 9am until 4pm in piazza Garibaldi and in via Emilia, in the section between teh Parich and the intersection with Via San Contardo.
Every Last Sunday of the month at San Genesio ed Uniti there is ‘Strass oss e fer rut’, the market of old things.
From 8:00 in Via Riviera 23.
The market exhibition 'Il Sogno Antico' or 'The ancient dream' takes place under the arches of Piazza Duomo in Voghera, every third Sunday of the month, from 9:00 to 19:00.
Every First Sunday of the month, near teh castle they hold "the Market of old things"or ‘Mercatino delle vecchie cose’.
Every Third Saturday of the month, in Piazza Martiri della Liberazione the 'Mercatino dell’Antiquariato' is held with around 40 exhibitors.