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Urbino (Le Marche): The Duke’s Festival (Festa del Duca)
August 10 - August 14
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 10 of August, repeating indefinitely
A medieval celebration fit for a duke takes over the historic city of Urbino on the third Sunday in August, with events focused around the Piazza Duca Federico in the old quarter of the city. Knights on horseback, meandering musicians and poets, and fair ladies in 15th century period gowns parade throughout the city and feast on traditional fare. Crafts, games, and even weapons of the era are also out for your viewing pleasure.
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