September festivals: Italy’s Joust of the Saracen
23 August 2013Add to My Folder
Find out about a medieval festival in Italy, and make your own jouster’s shield.
Image from Jan Drewes / Wikimedia Commons
This highly anticipated tournament is a celebration of knights of old, their famous jousting contests, and all things medieval. The jousters and their horses wear the colours and symbols of Arezzo’s four districts, and they all hope to win the Golden Lance.
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