Whistles and Bells Fair and Bike Race | La Rotta
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Gruppo Il Mattone
The programme of this over 100-year-old fair taking place every year at La Rotta (a village near Pontedera) includes in the Brickmakers Museum the lighting of the glass bottle kiln for the making of the mattoni (bricks, Forno Hoffmann), a demonstration of the terracotta masters of Samminiatello, the national Zuccone competition, the chili pepper day, a dog exhibition, and the vintage Vespa, bikes and car exhibition. The Bombolone Festival is a recent addition to the event.
Saturday: opening at 5.00 pm. Sunday: opening at 11.00 am
On the previous Sunday, the non-competitive Whistles and Bells cycle race, now in its 13th edition, takes place through the villages of Valdera
Start from 8.00 to 8.30 a.m. and expected arrival around 2.30 p.m.
See programme on page