takes even care of planning your happenings during some
traditional medieval evocations on the same wavelength
Every year in Cortona there is a Medieval Game “Archidado”
which is part of the recreation of a very old historical
event: the wedding between Francesco Casali, landlord
of Cortona and Antonia Salimbeni from Siena in 1397
celebrated with arrows and flags games wearing medieval
Bravio delle Botti takes place in
Montepulciano once a year since 1650, on august. Bravio
is a prize with St John image on it and represents the
one that one of the town’s areas will win at the
end of the game.
Siena Palio isn’t something
done just in order of making turists happy but it is
still a very important tradition for citizens themselves.
It was born in 1664 and the aim of the play is a twice
a year horse race, every horse represents an area of
Siena. . The main hero of the race is obviously the
horse itself who could even win without his jockey….lost
during the race!
Arezzo's Saracino is a game in which
the main four areas of the town have are represented
by knighters who have to hit the target held by a big
puppet. Dante Alighieri himself on his XXII Inferno
poem, mentioned this famous game.