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A moment of the Donkey Race

Palio dei Somari

An unpredictable donkey race celebrating Saint Joseph in Torrita di Siena

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Torrita di Siena
A historic Sienese village on a hill in the Valdichiana
The characteristic village of Torrita is located in the Valdichiana and its origins date back centuries. Its appearance alludes to its history as a fortified town, built to serve as a stronghold for the Republic of Siena. The battles fought here are depicted in a fresco by Lippo Vanni in the Sala del Mappamondo in Siena’s town hall. ...