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San Quirico d'Orcia


Festa del Barbarossa, reenactment

From 13 to 17 June 2018 in San Quirico d'Orcia

The 58th Edition of the Festa del Barbarossa in San Quirico d'Orcia in Siena. Five days, 13-14-15-16-17 June 2018 in the name of history and passion.

San Quirico relives the reenactment of the middle ages, with the return ofEmperor Barbarossa.  The streets will be filled with colors, art, food and entertainment.


Here is the complete program:

  • Wednesday 13 June 2018

Hours 21.30 Piazza della Libertà: presentation of the Emperor and assegrazione of Pitchers ' Orfeo, prize for the best historical parade 2017 Edition

  • Thursday 14 June 2018

Town: 21.45 hours Procession of candles and blessing of the Bishops and of the archers.

  • Friday 15 June 2018

Hours 20.00 propitiatory Dinners in neighborhoods

  • SATURDAY 16 June 2018

Town: historical parade 17.00 hours

Hours 17.30 Horti Leonini: '' Barbarossa de ' Citti, '' Race of young archers, flag wavers and drummers

Hours 19.30 opening of taverns and medieval shows

  • SUNDAY 17 June 2018

11.20 a.m. Church of our Lady: Holy mass of Quartieria follow the order of draw exhibition of Neighborhoods for the challenges of Alfieri, archers and drums in the afternoon

Ore 12.30 opening of taverns

Hours 16.00 Churchyard of the collegiate church: Re-enactment of the historic meeting between Frederick I Hohenstaufen, Barbarossa, and the messengers of Pope Adrian IV in 1155

Hours 17.30 Horti Leonini: Gare of flags and bows

Hours 19.30 opening of taverns

From 13 June 2018
To 17 June 2018