Palio dei Ciuchi

From 28 august to 8 september 2019
Folklore Event

Palio of Donkeys in Asciano

The second Sunday of September is the most awaited day by every Ascianese: it’s the day of the Palio dei Ciuchi.

A parade, shows of flags, the country in celebration with its 7 districts but only one winner!

Come and take up the role of the fellow city,  join the district’s activities and above all enjoy the show.



– Wednesday 28 August: “Presentation of the Palio”  – 9 pm Historical Center/Basilica di Sant’Agata

– Sunday 1 September: “Nocino Festival” – from 4 pm parade from Basilica di Sant’Agata up to Madonna del Giardino Church and Mass. At 8 pm dinner at  Granduke’s Stables

– From 5 to 7 September: “Propitiatory dinners” in the districts of Asciano

-Sunday 7 September: “Extraction of the asses” from 5 pm in Piazza Garibaldi

-Sunday 8 September: “Holy Mass, presentation and blessing of jockeys and donkeys” – from 11 am Basilica di Sant’Agata

“Historical Parade” along the streets of the village from 4 pm

“Palio dei Ciuchi” at 6 pm inside the Stadium G. Marconi

Programma Palio di Asciano



Asciano (Siena)

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Tel. +39 0577 714450
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