The four-wheeled beauty is the protagonist on Lake Garda, with the first edition of the “Borgo Machetto Concours d’Elegance, an event born after major events that have become cult in the sector, such as the Cavallino Classic or the Concorso d’Eleganza of Villa D’Este. A total of twenty-five historic cars are eligible to enter: unique examples from fifteen car manufacturers, all Italian-made, built between 1930 and 1970, which will parade in the Borgo on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May.
Unique copies at the Borgo Machetto Concours d’Elegance
It opens its doors to the public for the great open-air show of the Concorso d’Eleganza Borgo Machetto, one of the most exclusive villages a stone’s throw from Desenzano sul Garda, recently renovated by the Piramis group: a seventeenth-century venue, where the courtyard also houses the small church dedicated to Sant’Angela Merici, patron saint of Desenzano, transformed into a luxury tourist residence between relaxation and nature, and the headquarters of the Brescia-based company specializing in support, management and advice for companies. It begins on Saturday, May 27, with the exhibition of the 25 cars allowed to participate in the park, and continues on the morning of Sunday, May 28, with the parade of the cars and the presentation of the different models. Twenty-five in all, rigorously from small and large Italian manufacturers, with some of the queens of the Mille Miglia, from Maserati to Ferrari, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, symbol of the excellence of our Made in Italy. On the one hand, the jury, who are called to examine each individual car in detail, on the other hand, the audience of visitors, who can vote for their favorite via a QR code. Admission is free on both dayswith the following times: Saturday, May 27 from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Sunday, May 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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