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Tuesday 16 July 2024
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Palio of San Bernardino

Valtopina (PG) - A country in the countryside of Umbria, rich in tradition and rooted in its origins: this is the frame of the Palio of San Bernardino, an historic event which takes place from June 30 to July 6, 2014 in Valtopina.
The atmosphere evokes crafts, colors and flavors of the Middle Ages, culminating in the Historical Parade on Saturday evening where the 3 Castles Pasano, Poggio and Serra offer slices of life beautiful and realistic.

Set between 1380 and 1490, the prize is able to create a perfect balance between the strict historicity of the village and the sparkling light hearted combining large and small races under the colors of their castles. In addition to the races for the dispute dell'agognato drape: Shooting with the Slingshot, Tug Rope, Aim for the Rooster and relay that involve the entire population, during the week of festivities you can admire the medieval market and the performance of the Palio dei Bambini , where children become the protagonists of the parade and the challenges specifically designed for them Schiaccianovi, Aim for the rooster, and goose shooting stroke Lemon.

All evenings are framed by the aromas and flavors of the Tavern that every day serves traditional and refined.
A Palio therefore in the round representing the past and the future of the village, as a mirror of Valtopina strongly tied to its traditions.

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[Source: Umbria OnLine]

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