Local Traditions in Tuscany: Siena, Arezzo, Montepulciano

If you love Italian local traditions, in Tuscany you are spoilt of choice.
Not only the famous “Palio” of Siena, but also the “Giostra del Saracino” in Arezzo, the “Bravìo” or “Palio of Barrels” in Montepulciano, the “Sagra dei Pici” of Celle and the so many other festivals, "sagras", traditional and antiques markets and fairs can be found vn in the smaller and unknown villages.
Art lovers will easily reach evocative cities: Siena with its Duccio’s treasures, Arezzo with the history of the Vera Croce of Paolo della Francesca, Perugia with the Fontana Maggiore, Viterbo with the Pope Palace, Pienza jewel city of Pio II Piccolomini. Florence and Rome are both a short distance away!