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Asti Horse Race – Palio di Asti

16 September. Medieval event, historical parade and bareback horse-race.

Piemonte - Asti Horse Race Palio di Asti
16 Sep 2018 Piemonte -Asti (AT)  Folklore | Historical reenactments

Palio di Asti – Asti horse race – is a traditional festival of Medieval origins.
Originally it was held in May during the patron saint San Secondo festivities but since 1967 it takes place on the third Sunday of September.

This year the Palio di Asti will be held on September 16, 2018, in Piazza Alfieri. The day will start with the blessing ceremony of horse and jockey, followed by an exhibition by flag throwers from the A.S.T.A. (Association of Traditional Flag Throwers from Asti).

In the afternoon, from Piazza Cattedrale will start of the historical procession with more than one thousand people in medieval costume. The parade is led by the winner of the previous edition of the Palio.

At 4:00 pm in Piazza Alfieri will take place the Palio bareback horse-race (jockeys ride without a saddle).

Tickets: To book your tickets send an email to this address  >>>

Info: Teatro Alfieri – 0141/399057/399040

Go to the website Asti Horse Race – Palio di Asti