Montalcino: Sagra del Tordo (Feast of the Thrush)

Unnamed Venue Montalcino, Italy

Every last Sunday of October this medieval archery competition attracts thousands of spectators to the town of Montalcino in Tuscany. This tradition originated as a series of events during the Feast of the Thrush in the 13th Century. The weekend starts off on Saturday morning with the inviting song and performance of Il Trescone, a Florentine folk group. Leading up ...