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An Extra Palio - Palio Straordinario - will be run in Siena on 20 October 2018.
A month-by-month, personal account of my first year living in Italy.
Inspiration always seems to find me when I’m not looking and that is exactly what happened as I settled in to watch a few minutes of television last night. Lucky for me, I clicked over to Kenny Mayne’s Wider World… The Best Ever In-Depth Video of Siena’s Palio
On the other side of the Chianti countryside, some 35 miles south of Florence, you will find Siena, a Tuscan town rife with tradition and mood. Medieval Siena is best known as the site of the Palio, a twice-yearly, bareback… Siena 101: What To See and Do On a First Visit to Siena
Did know that you can get honorary citizenship from the Terre di Siena (Siena’s provincial tourism board)? Citizenship entails signing a Sustainable Tourism charter. Here’s what the charter lists as an honorary citizen’s privileges: Receive full information about local activities in… Resolution: Italian Citizenship