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Gin Festival Schenna – special gin delights

Gin Festival Schenna – special gin delights

The “Schenna blossoms” event series offers vacationers a unique opportunity to visit the two historic castles of Goyen and Schenna in South Tyrol while enjoying regional specialties and refreshing wines. On April 15, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., visitors can tour Goyen Castle, one of the oldest and best preserved castle complexes in the region, built as early as the 12th century. During the matinée, visitors have the rare opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of the inhabited part of the castle and experience the medieval flair of the castle courtyard. The event will be accompanied by “The Legendary St. Pauls Tschäss Band” and promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Gin Festival Schenna
© Schenna Tourism Association/René Gamper

For those who want to experience even more castle charm, there is the opportunity to attend the matinée in the courtyard of Schenna Castle on May 13. There, in addition to regional food and drinks, artworks by local artist Judith Klotzner and “rosy” impressions for nose and palate by herbal pedagogue Jutta Tappeiner will be offered. The musical accompaniment will be provided by the band “Helga Plankensteiner & revensch”. Admission to both events is free, so it’s a great way for visitors to discover the beauty and history of these historic castles while enjoying local specialties.

Gin Festival Schenna – First time coming May

A premiere of a special kind enriches the newly conceived series of events “Schenna blooms”. For the first time, the “Gin in Spring – 1st South Tyrolean Gin & Tonic Festival” will take place at Schenna Castle on May 6, 2023. Connoisseurs and casual gourmets can get to know regional gin varieties such as Sloe Gin, Speck Gin or La vita è bella Gin there and explore the various nuances of the trendy drink at on-site tastings. During this event, visitors can not only taste different types of gin, but also explore the historic premises of the castle and enjoy the casual DJ music and themed snacks.

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A ticket costs 33 euros for early bookers aged 18 and over, and 35 euros for regular bookers. This includes admission, tasting and a “Gin in Spring” credit worth 12 euros. In addition, interested parties have the option of booking separate specialist presentations for 20 to 25 euros.

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