One More Chance to See Siena’s Palio


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If you missed Siena’s Palio horserace, held on July 2, you are not out of luck. The Contrada dell’Oca, the winner of the first of this year’s races, has the rest of the summer to enjoy its win. Then, on August 16, crowds will again fill Piazza del Campo for another running of the horses. For more information about the event, here’s a useful Palio FAQ.

*Post Update (7/7/07): A reader sent in a link to his site which has very cool photos and footage from this year’s Palio, as well as tons of information about the event (in Italian). Check out It’s also worthwhile to take a look at the many Palio perspectives on Flickr. Enjoy!


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