Category: Palio di Siena

La Carica del drappello dei Carabinieri a cavallo Siena 16 Agosto 2017

The Charge is a whirlwind of swords between the swarms of shriekers underlined by the cry “Pastrengo!” In memory of the heroic battle of Pastrengo of April 30, 1848. Since 2009, an officer does not mount in Piazza. The return to tradition, coupled with the innovation given by the presence of a woman commander, is to represent a further tribute to the city of Siena and its wonderful celebration, further strengthening the extraordinary bond between the Weapon and the city of Palio. It is worth remembering that the carabinieri have an important part in the choreography of the day with the horse carriage in high mountain, which is cleaned in Piazza with an inspection tour that, as said, in galloping. “La Nazione”

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