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Piazza Grande - Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy - I can actually say I was just here! It is truly beautiful! :)

Joust of the Saracen ( Giostra del Saracino ) held twice a year in Arezzo, Tuscany. In this joust, "knights" on horseback representing different areas of the town charge at a wooden target attached to a carving of a Saracen king and score points according to accuracy. Giostra del Saracino, Arezzo, Tuscany

Giostra del Saracino in Arezzo in June and September Every Year

arezzo,Italy Twice a year – on the first Sunday in September and the second last Saturday in June – the entire town of Arezzo in Tuscany dresses up in medieval garb and goes about the day as if everything went back in time. In the morning, a bishop presides over a mass and citizens parade the city. In the afternoon, the Joust of the Saracens takes place – a medieval jousting tournament!

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OU in Arezzo - the annual Giostra del Saracino, a citywide joust that takes place twice each year!