Palio dei somari 2018

Like all the years in Torrita di Siena you can attend the prize of the donkeys, which unlike the palio of Siena holds with the donkeys instead of the Horses, dedicated to San Giuseppe patron of carpenters, once very common in Torrita di Siena.

The historic event offers the inhabitants of Torrita di Siena and their guests a week of historical and food and wine re-enactments, not to be missed the donuts of San Giuseppe.



Saturday 17 March

15.00 medieval market of La Nencia

18.30 Historical re-enactment

19.00 Opening of taverns

21.30 Medieval-style show in the historic center


Sunday 18 March

10.00 Inauguration of Somarando exposition of donkey breeds

10.30 Opening of the medieval market of La Nencia

16.00 Festival of young flag-wavers and tambourines

19.00 Opening of taverns

21.30 Medieval style show


Friday 23 March

20.00 Propitiatory dinners of the districts


Saturday, March 24th

21.00 Presentation of the prize

21.00 Race was the flag-bearers and drummers of the eight districts

23:00 Performance of the flag-wavers and tambourines of the four castles of Torrita di Siena


Sunday, March 25th

9.00 Presentation of the districts

9.45 Mass in the church of Santa Flora and Lucilla

11.45 Start of the historical parade

15.30 Entry of the districts and the palio in the competition area

16.00 We run the prize