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Giostra

Giostra del Saracino in Arezzo

Arezzo’s Piazza Grande is the setting of the Giostra del Saracino, or Saracen Tournament. Held twice a year, a night version on the third Saturday in June and the second on the first Sunday in September, this tournament has its origins in the early 16th century and in its present form, commemorates Christian efforts to hold back the tide of Islam in the 14th century. There is a lively and Read the full article…

Giostra di Simone

The highlight of the year in Montisi – a spectacular weekend of celebrations including medieval processions, much eating and drinking culminating in a famous competition between the contrade. It’s brilliant fun so do come! For more information click here.

Giostra di Simone

The highlight of the year in Montisi – a spectacular weekend of celebrations including medieval processions, much eating and drinking culminating in and the famous competition between the contrade. It is brilliant fun so do come! For more information click here.

Giostra di Simone 2014

This year for 2014 the festivities for the Giostra di Simone begin on Saturday 26th July with the opening of the gastronomic stand in the village and culminates in the jousting competition on Sunday 3rd August. For more information email me: ann@montisimagica.com