Hotel Ungheria suggests: Palio dei Castelli in Castiglione Olona – Diy Tourist Column
This year are 39 the birthday candles for the big event Palio dei Castelli in Castiglione Olona, an unmissable appointment with the middle ages, in the heart of one of the most picturesque villages of Varese.
The 11th July will kick off the traditional historian kermis in castigione olona, which certainly represents one of the flagships of the province of Varese.
The theme of this edition traces the coronation moment at King of Italy of the Emperor Sigismund Of Hungary, held in Milan in 1431. But the Palio dei Castelli is not only a historical event. There is much more. From 11th July to 20th are provided for two intense weeks of performances, parades, games, but also food stands, concerts, exhibitions, even the finals of the World Cup 2014.
There are different don’t miss appointments. Note especially:
- the procession of the official opening on Friday 11th July-20.30 hours;
- the inauguration of the exhibitions Saturday 12th July: “Chronicles of the Seprio” – the comic boards published by Bacino delle Pro Loco Varese 7 –, “Draw the Palio” and Luca da Castiglione, painter of the Palio 2014;
- the historical parade and the Race of the Circles on Sunday 13th July;
- the historic procession, the spectacle of the Flag-wavers, the Race of the Barrels and the closing ceremony on Sunday 20th July.
For the complete program, you can consult the website of Pro Loco in Castiglione Olona.
Watch the trailer for the Palio dei Castelli 2014.
Credits photo e video: www.francocanziani.it e Annikam Audiovisivi