MOTALCINO VILLAGE FESTIVAL: THE OPENING OF THE HUNTING SEASON AUGUST 2013

As every year the depleting August heat is made more bearable by a village festival in Montalcino. L'Apertura delle Cacce (the opening of the hunting season) is celebrated on August 10 and 11, 2013 with folk music, archery contests and a pageantry parade. 



Program of Montalcino village festival, august 2013
Opening of the Hunting Season, program August 2013




SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

11.00 Folk music and dances in Piazza del Popolo

12.00 Drawing of the archers from the four city districts 
17.45 Parade from piazza Cavour to Montalcino's fortress
18.30 Archery trial run on the football field (next to the fortress)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11
17.15 Medieval parade from Piazza Cavour to Montalcino's fortress
17.45 Benediction of the archers in front of the Sant'Egidio church
18.30 Archery competition between Montalcino's four neighborhoods on the football field 

More information via Montalcino's tourist office


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