Palio delle Torri in Chiusi
When? Various dates – June
Where? Chiusi – Tuscany
Jesters and musicians, dancers and troubadours, fire eaters, flag-throwers and drummers, minstrels and falconers, games, a medieval market and more. This festival is the highlight of the year in Chiusi.
The town districts compete against one another, racing uphill whilst carrying a pedestal in the shape of a tower. This is not the only competition, however, as a medieval archery and fencing tournaments are also on the agenda.
Honoring the patron saint Mustiola, the whole town celebrates for three days.
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