Such e beautiful experience! I loved it..
Mercato delle Gaite 19-29 June 2014
posted by Sylvia van der Male
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Inspirational ! Beautiful colours and wonderful photos. You capture the event perfectly for those of us not lucky enough to be there!! x
It is like going back to the Middle Ages. The whole town turns back to the period of 1250 – 1350. It is a contest between the quarters (Gaite) of the city. Every inhabitant -young and old – is dressed in Medieval clothes, the food you can try is prepared according to medieval recipes and all the old crafts are represented… A beautiful experience!
This must have been fantastic! When I travelled in Italy, I kept imagining back in history and I would have loved a festival like this to make history come alive.
It is an annual festival in Bevagna, Mercato delle Gaite. Next year I will return, it is an event not to be missed in Umbria. So special. It is like going back to the Middle Ages!
[…] have good memories of the Gaite Market, as you can see from the pictures on our blog of this year and last year. I saw the “same” locals dressed in medieval clothes. Some faces […]
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