Palio di Siena

07 Jul 2009

What is “Palio di Siena”? The simplest answer is a horse race held in Piazza del Campo in Siena twice a year. The simplest answer might not be the most suitable though, because nobody who has been in Siena even once would agree that the Palio is just a horse race.

Medieval festivals in Tuscany

04 May 2009

I have spent the last few days gathering information for our guests, so that we can leave them a list of things to do while they are here. I have come across an incredible number of medieval festivals that take place in May, so if you are a fan of this type of event here […]