Sagra del Tordo is the most important event of the year in the city of Montalcino, province of Siena.
The medieval festivities have been held since 1958, on the last weekend of October, with the whole town participating in the preparation of an array of exciting activities.
This two-day event usually starts on Saturday with folk performances on the streets of the city. Many Montalcino residents get dressed in 14th-century style clothing to parade the streets.
This event gives visitors an experience that is unique and very much worth a visit.
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