Mercato delle Gaite in Bevagna Umbria

Such e beautiful experience! I loved it..

Mercato delle Gaite 19-29 June 2014

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posted by Sylvia van der Male

5 responses to “Mercato delle Gaite in Bevagna Umbria”

  1. janinevasta says:

    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!

  2. Eliza Waters says:

    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!

  3. […] 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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