Posts Tagged ‘Tuscan festivals’


Il Gioco del Ponte – Pisa and its medieval traditions

In Events,Pisa on June 20, 2010 by lamiatoscanablog Tagged: , , , ,

On last Sunday in June the game of bridge takes place  in Pisa every year. At the end of a long procession, during which the participants wear traditional costumes from the Middle Ages, the two teams Tramontana  and Mezzogiono compete for the win. The game is a kind of tug of war. Object is not a rope, but a heavy car that is placed on rails. The team that manages to press the car on the bridge into the opponent’s territory  is the winner.

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Soup Festival in Agnano (Pisa)

In Enogastronomic Tuscany,Events on June 26, 2009 by lamiatoscanablog Tagged: , , , ,

On the days of June 26th,  27th and 28th, 2009 a traditional soup festival takes place in  Agnano in the province of Pisa.  Visitors come to enjoy delicious Tuscan soups, tasty pasta dishes, grilled meat and the excellent Tuscan wines.

Agnano, is with its six hundred inhabitants  one of the smallest villages in the municipality of San Giuliano Terme. The village is situated on the slopes of the Mount Pisano midst a panoramic landscape of olive trees and Mediterranean scrub. Read More »