The Tuscan town of Vinci — Leonardo da Vinci’s hometown — hosts a major historic festival, Unicorn Festival, late July. It is a medieval festival featuring historic costume parades, duels and other medieval contests, flag wavers shows, Gothic music and many other medieval themed events.
Unicorn Festival offers a week-end where you’ll be able to experience a real Tuscan medieval flavor.
Festival schedule, directions on how to get there, photos and video can be found on the Festa dell’ Uunicorno website at festaunicorno.com.
When: July 24-25 (annual)
Where: Vinci (Tuscany)
Vinci, 40km away from Florence, is one of the numberless hill-top towns in Tuscany offering historic festivals in summer.
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