Travel For Sports
Travel For Sports
Mar 17, 2022
S2, E3: Siena, Italy and the Palio
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Season 2, Episode 3 takes us to Siena, Italy to learn about the history and importance of the strictly Senese horse race known as "Il Palio". Representing the Palio is oca contrade supporter and Official Tuscany Tour Guide Anja Tolve, of Tuscany Like A Local.

SHOW NOTES
03:20 - What & when is the Palio?
07:14 - Who races in the Palio?
12:55 - St. Catherine of Siena
13:58 - The Palio race-day schedule
18:16 - Attending the Palio
20:18 - Crowning a winning contrade
22:00 - Duomo di Siena
23:30 - Palazzo Pubblico
24:02 - Torre del Mangia
25:26 - Basilica di San Domenico
26:40 - San Gimignano
28:45 - Food and wine suggestions
31:30 - Tuscany Like A Local

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