Cerreto Guidi - Palio del Cerro 1September,Cerreto Guidi

The Palio del Cerro which takes place on the first Sunday of September, began over forty years ago, takes its inspiration from a traditional horse race carried out in honour of Saint Liberata, patron saint of Cerreto Guidi.
The competitors from the four districts of the town compete in five competitions: tug of war, a race on stilts, race in wooden  tubs used for wine making, throwing of rings (women only) and crossbow shooting.
The prize for the winning district consists in a traditional banner (palio) created every year by a different prestigious artist,


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