Tag: Monteriggioni

The Monteriggioni Medieval Festival

July 3, 2015

The small, medieval walled town of Monteriggioni near Siena every July organizes one of the best medieval fairs in all of Italy. We love traveling “back in time”, especially when it is in such a beautiful, and time appropriate, setting as is this small fortified village set upon a hill. Monteriggioni, di Torri si Incorona…

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Medieval Festival in Monteriggioni this Weekend!

July 6, 2012

This weekend, the prestigious Medieval Festival celebrated in the charming walled town of Monteriggioni, north of Siena, returns for the first of two weekends of fun for the whole family! This 22nd edition will take place over two weekends, this July 6-8 and next weekend July 13-15, 2012 offering a rich program of shows and…

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Monteriggioni, the Siege

August 29, 2011

We have lots of pictures to share with all of our readers – from Monteriggioni to Filetto to Montepulciano! Here is the first set: the Monteriggioni Medieval festival that takes place over two long weekends in July. The festival is perfect for families since there is entertainment and games for children as well as chance…

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Back from Medieval Monteriggioni

July 15, 2009

We spent this last weekend around Monteriggioni since its medieval fair has become one of our favorite summer events. We took advantage to visit the area as well, visiting Colle Val d’Elsa and we’ll soon post about what we saw there. “Monteriggioni di Torri si Corona” or “Monteriggioni Crowned by Towers” (the phrase comes from…

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Preparing for Monteriggioni Medieval Festival

July 7, 2009

It’s time for one of our favourite events in Tuscany: the medieval festival of Monteriggioni. Monteriggioni is a beautiful medieval castle with giant towers near Siena. It has been the setting of several medieval battles between the armies of Florence and Siena, and it’s the perfect location to recreate medieval times. The festival started last…

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The Medieval Festival of Monteriggioni!

July 15, 2008

We just got back from the Medieval Festival in Monteriggioni! It was once again fun and interesting to step back in time into the Middle Ages, dance to the tunes of the minstrels and drink a fine cup of wine 🙂 With a spectacular setting such as Monteriggioni is it easy to fall back into…

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