Fervor animating the medieval alleys of Torrita Di Siena under the days of the Palio dei Somari is known throughout the Valdichiana Senese. An unusual and unpredictable race with donkeys taking place every year in Torrita di Siena on the occasion of the celebrations for San Giuseppe. Among the shows of flag wavers and drummers, parades in historical costumes, local craft markets and dinners in the typical medieval taverns, you can discover the landscape and the typical flavors of the Valdichiana Senese area.
Price per person: from 209 € (accommodation in double room)
Children under three years old: free
Children from 3 to 12 years old: 50% discount
DAY 1 – SATURDAY
Arrival and check-in at the Agriturismo
7:30 p.m. Dinner at the Agriturismo
9 a.m. Presentation of the Palio
10 a.m. Race between the flag wavers and drummers of the eight Contradas
11 p.m. Exhibition of the flag wavers and drummers of the Four Castles of Torrita di Siena
DAY 2 – SUNDAY
10:30 am guided tour of the village of Torrita di Siena with a stop in a local shop for a tasting of local products, including the Cinta Senese.
3.30 pm Entrance of the Contrade and the Palio in the competition field
4 p.m. The Palio run