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The week before the Palio

Saturday 27th July 2024

Piazza Maggiore (in case of bad weather Sala degli Stemmi):

    • 18.00 – Official launch of Palio di Feltre 2023

Piazza Maggiore (in case of bad weather Palaghiaccio)

  • 20.30Challenge of the Cernide. Entrance of the Quarters and unveiling of the 2024 banner
  • 21.00   Start of the Challenge

On 2-3-4 August the Palio gets into full swing

Mercoledì 4 agosto 2021

Serata dei Quartieri

  • Quartiere Castello Villabruna
  • Quartiere Port’OriaTortesen/Borgo Ruga
  • Quartiere Duomo – Villaga/Tomo/Mugnai
  • Quartiere S. Stefano – Farra



From 7.30 p.m., in the squares of the city centre, dinners

  • Port’Oria Via Campogiorgio
  • Duomo Piazza Vittorino da Feltre (Piazza Isola)
  • CastelloLargo Castaldi
  • Santo Stefano Via Tezze



From 3.00 pm, in the Historical Town

  • Medieval market organised by the Associazione Palio Città di Feltre

From 3.00 pm to 7.30 pm, at the Historical Citadel

  • Medieval touring shows in the Citadel
  • The Medieval Playroom: in the Citadel, various leisure activities and games await our young guests!

At 6 pm at Prà del Moro

Trial of the horses competing in the race

From 8 pm, Piazza Maggiore/Duomo

  • Departure of the nobles’ parade from Feltre and Venice

From 9.00 p.m., Piazza Maggiore

  • Entrance of the historic parade of the Quarters
  • Dedication to Venice ceremony
  • 1st competition – Archery competition – “Tenuta di Cart” Trophy
  • Performance by the Gruppo Sbandieratori Città di Feltre flag-wavers’ group
  • 2nd competition – Relay race
  • Final performance



From 10.30 a.m., at St. Peter’s Cathedral

  • Palio Holy Mass, presided over by H.E. Monsignor Renato Marangoni, Bishop of Belluno-Feltre
  • Solemn blessing of the Palio and horses
  • Parade of the small historical procession

From 3.30 p.m., in the historical centre

  • Historical parade, starting from Campo Giorgio

From 5 pm, at Prà del Moro

  • Entry into the field of the Historical Parade
  • 3rd race – Tug-of-war competition – “Cooperativa Valcarne” Trophy
  • 4th race – Palio di Feltre: horse race
  • Presentation of the Palio 2024 banner to the winning quarter
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