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Borgo Pignano, estate in Tuscany - Giostra dell'Archidado

Giostra dell'Archidado 2 -11 giugno Cortona 

The Archidado Joust traces its origins back to the Middle Ages and was officially created in 1397 to celebrate the wedding of Francesco Casali, the Lord of Cortona, and Antonia Salimbeni, a noble woman from Siena. This historical event, that lasts all the first week of June, lead back to the ancient medieval splendor of the city, recreating the atmosphere and inviting the locals to dress with fine costumes. 

 

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