Palio di Siena

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/17/2016 - 00:00
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Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Sat, 08/16/2014 - 01:00
Fierce horse racing and a festive atmosphere will take over Siena today as the second Palio race of the year is held in the Tuscan city (the first is on July 2…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:14
Thousands of people are expected to gather today at Piazza del Campo in Siena for the traditional annual Palio di Siena horse race. Ten riders on their horses…
Culture
by John Bensalhia | Sat, 06/28/2014 - 03:00
With summer hitting its stride, John Bensalhia looks at the sights and sounds coming to Italy in July. July brings a number of historical and traditional…