Pienza (Tuscany): Torneo di Panforte
December 26 - December 30
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of June, repeating indefinitely
Have you ever been told not to play with your food? Well the people in Pienza have, and they don’t care! Here, just to the south of Siena, folks continue to keep the holiday spirit going with a friendly competition involving the throwing of panforte. This tournament takes place every year from December 26th – 30th in Pienza’s city hall where many teams sign up to see who could get the most points. If you’d like to find out more about how the tournament works, please visit our list of unique Christmas celebrations.
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