Sunday, 30th August, in Montepulciano will take place Bravio delle Botti.

“The Bravìo of barrels is the challenge between eight districts: Cagnano, Collazzi Le Coste, Gracciano, balcony, San Donato, and Talosa Voltaia, spread all along the city’s historic center, which is a painted cloth, by rolling the barrels of 80 kg each, along an upward path over a kilometer.
The barrels are rolled by two athletic “pushers”, whilst the course of the race winds through the picturesque streets of the old town of Montepulciano until the arrival located in the churchyard of the Duomo in Piazza Grande.”

The festival begin Friday, August 21st with Cantine in Piazza and continue throughout the week with themed shows, tests at night, historical parades, flag bearers and drummers performance of the group. Moreover all the contrade will be open for dinner under the stars made from local food and organize concerts and other musical entertainment.

Do not miss!

http://www.braviodellebotti.com/