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Friday, June 21, 2024 | Ranco

XII European Music Festival Ranco

On June 21st, we celebrate the European Music Festival, an event that honors the summer solstice, promoting the joy of sharing and meeting through the universal language of music. The event offers the opportunity for all musicians, both professional and amateur, to perform in various musical genres.

New for this year: This year's edition will start in Angera at 6:30 PM with performances by two bands at the pier. Afterwards, participants can move on foot, by bicycle, or by water transport to Ranco, where the celebration will continue.


Departure from Angera - Pier

  • 6:30 PM: Performances by the first two bands.


Activities from Angera to Ranco

  • 7:00 PM: Guided bike ride from Angera to Ranco, organized by La Bottega del Romeo (reservation: +39 348 8516760).
  • 6:00 PM: Free yoga class between Angera and Ranco.
  • The lakeside road between Angera and Ranco will be closed to traffic, making the entire route pedestrian-friendly.


Continuation in Ranco

  • 7:00 PM: Concerts begin throughout the town, with food and wine stalls, children's entertainment, and an exhibition dedicated to pianist Dino Ciani.


Shuttle Boat Service

  • Departures from Meina, Pontile Lido - Lega Navale to Ranco: 7:00 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:00 PM.
  • Return from Ranco: 11:00 PM, 11:30 PM.
  • Cost: 15 euros round trip.
  • Reservation required: +39 339 535 7272.

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