Palio di Siena vốn dĩ là một cuộc thi đua bò (bufalate), sau đổi thành đua lừa (asinate) và cuối cùng là đua ngựa không dùng yên, được tổ chức lần đầu vào năm 1656 ở quảng trường Piazza del Campo nổi tiếng. 2,560 more words
Chiocciola is situated in the south-western corner of Siena; traditionally, its residents worked as terracotta makers. Chiocciola’s motto is “With slow and deliberate steps, snail leaves the battlefield triumphant.” 7 more words
The Palio of Siena is the life of the Sienese people over time and in different aspects and feelings.
It has ancient origins with some regulations still valid since 1644, the year in which the course was the first prize with horses, as well as still happens in unbroken continuity. 54 more words
Whether you come down from the green hills of Chianti, or you come from south, through the “moon” landscape of the Crete which sweetly shade from grey to brown, letting foresee the reddish brown of Maremma, Siena reveals itself with a homogeneous, sturdy and compact brick red glissando, climbing along the hills up to the sky. 361 more words