Dho

Dho

Driving up the road leaving the town dates from the Ellero Valley, after about one km., It meets the right deviation for Dho township. It ‘a small group of houses situated on a natural terrace (648 m) on the right bank of the river Ellero. It still preserves its rural character and its inhabitants are almost a hundred. Particularly interesting it is the small recently restored church dedicated to S. Donato (XVII sec.) And a still active oven and Community tipologicamente intact. There are precious in the township cultivation of vegetables, small fruits and cattle ranches. There are many chestnut groves still cultivated. The patronal feast of St. Donato falls on the 2nd Sunday of August and on that occasion the “Friends of Dho” group organizes the festival that lasts three days (Saturday-Sunday-Monday).

Among the various attractions that the festival offers are the main evening concert with music and dances, culinary evenings with local products, bocce competitions, to cards, sweepstakes, etc .. Particularly feature is the sale by auction being organized Sunday afternoon in front of the church of San Donato. They are sold countless objects (tools, carvings, embroidery, typical products. Etc …) offered by the population and the proceeds to the church remains. Particularly characteristic is the sale by auction being organized on Sunday afternoon in front of the church of San Donato. They are sold countless objects (tools, carvings, embroidery, typical products. Etc …) offered by the population and the proceeds to the church remains. Particularly characteristic is the sale by auction being organized on Sunday afternoon in front of the church of San Donato. They are sold countless objects (tools, carvings, embroidery, typical products. Etc …) offered by the population and the proceeds to the church remains.