A ''Pro Loco'' is an association that works
for the development and improvement of the cities and villages in which it is
located. It organizes events and it carries out plans that may involve
traditions, culture and typical products.
UNPLI (''National Union of Italian Pro Loco'') is
an organization that includes more than 6.000 italian Pro Loco. It was founded
in 1962, it aims at safeguarding and representing Pro Loco and it also deals
with the promotion of tourism.
UNPLI has national, regional and local committees.
One of these is Treviso
and has its headquarters in Combai di
Miane, where the President Giovanni Follador lives.
UNPLI Treviso works and promotes projects with
the purpose of improving the knowledge of our cultural, artistic and historical
heritage. The administration also offers fiscal and organizational support to
the Pro Loco.
UNPLI Treviso cooperates with local authorities
in the development of a marketing plan which involves the typical products of
our area and events organized by Pro Loco. This project has developed in four
The ''Primavera del Prosecco'' organizes a
network of 17 Prosecco exhibitions from February to July in the northern part
of the Province
of Treviso, in the ''hills
of Prosecco''. Typical
local products together with wines are the leaders of this festival that takes
place in a territory with ancient castles, abbeys, vineyards on hills and
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the 17 shows are glad to give hospitality to the tourists and visitors to make
them know all the territory treasures.
another project came to life: ''Fiori d`Inverno'', with 12 exhibitions, from
November to March, where people can taste and buy the ''Radicchio Rosso of Treviso''
and ''Variegato di Castelfranco'', experimenting this delicious chicory in
different dishes of the traditional cuisine.
di Primavera'' promotes and qualifies 10 events dedicated to the finest
asparagus in Cimadolmo and Badoere areas, where they are produced. From the end
of March till May the Pro Loco are ready to welcome tourist and visitors to
their asparagus exhibitions.
but not least, people can visit and join the events of ''Delizie d`Autunno'' in
autumn, in the province
of Treviso. This festival
includes 11 exhibitions, and each one of them presents a typical product: the
Zero Branco pepper, the Monfumo apple, the ''Borlotto Nano Levada'' bean,
mushrooms, the chestnuts of Combai, Monfenera and Tarzo.