Palio di Siena
Known as the “daughter of Rome” Siena is a beautiful city frozen in time. In the heart of it is the Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful squares in the world. Shaped like a shell and enclosed by gracefully curved fourteenth century buildings, the square is dominated by the Palazzo Pubblico, Palazzo D’Elci right over the Mossa where the Palio starts and the Cathedral famous for its ornate façade and dazzling combination of Romanesque and Gothic stripes and arches. Step into the heart of the city's captivating history and witness the legendary Palio di Siena, a thrilling and ancient horse race like no other. Amidst the city's 17 Contradas, where age-old rivalries persist, the Piazza del Campo comes alive with fervor and excitement. As jockeys representing each Contrada vie for glory, the atmosphere is electric with anticipation. Immerse yourself in the pageantry and passion of this centuries-old tradition as the priest blesses the horses, invoking words of encouragement before the race. The spirit of "vai e torna vincitore" resonates through the air – "go and come back a winner." Don't miss the chance to be part of this exclusive event, where Siena's unique heritage unfolds before your eyes, leaving you with an unforgettable and exhilarating experience.
SPORT - HORSE RACING