The Districts Palio – Taranto
On May 8th, 2023, the regatta disputed by 10 boats representing the city’s districts.
On May 8th, 2023, the first day of the celebration in honor of the patron Saint Cataldo, it takes place in Taranto the Districts Palio (Palio dei Rioni), a regatta in custom disputed by 10 rowing boats that represent the city’s districts.
In the Taranto Districts Palio, the boats, pushed by two oarsmen who row standing on foot, must cover the entire circumnavigation of the old town in less than 30 minutes.
The May 8t Palio is the first challenge while the second and determining round takes place during the Sea Feast, on July 22nd-23rd
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