Giovo is a widespread municipality in the province of Trento with its municipal seat in the hamlet of Verla. It is located in the lower Val di Cembra, whose vocation for the cultivation of vines is found in local traditions. So on the last weekend of September the Grape Festival of Verla di Giovo is the protagonist, together with the Grape March.
In the paths that connect the different hamlets you will discover places of historical and artistic interest, such as the churches of S. Giorgio and S. Floriano and the Torre della Rosa, immersed in a gentle and hilly landscape, with rows of vines interspersed with characteristic walls dry stone, whose art has recently been declared intangible heritage of humanity by Unesco.From the church of San Floriano you can enjoy the most beautiful view over the lower Cembra Valley.
Among the most evocative excursions, the Mancabrot and Lac de Montesel nature trail deserves particular attention, starting and ending in Valternigo.
Also noteworthy is the Roccolo Mosaner, a significant testimony of natural art, located near the Sauch, consisting of beech and spruce trees pruned to create a circular arcade gallery.
Among the best expressions of wine of this territory are to be found various white wines such as Müller-Thurgau, Nosiola, Chardonnay, Sauvignon and among the reds Pinot Noir, Schiava, Rupinio. The cellars are to be found in particular in Palù and Verla.
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