Caselle in Pit­tari’s Palio of the Wheat

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The tenth an­nual ‘Palio del Grano’, a large fes­ti­val ded­i­cated to wheat, will be held in Caselle in Pit­tari, a town and com­mune lo­cated in the south­ern area of the Prov­ince of Salerno, in Ci­lento. To mark the oc­ca­sion, the streets of the town will be decked out with the flags, rib­bons and coat­sof-arms bear­ing the colours of the dis­tricts in­volved, of­fer­ing vis­i­tors a time­less, one-of-a-kind ex­pe­ri­ence. A week-long fes­ti­val that pays trib­ute to wheat and the re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion of the time-hon­oured farm­ing tra­di­tions that have char­ac­ter­ized the life of the vil­lage in past cen­turies. On 17 July, don’t miss the wheat har­vest­ing com­pe­ti­tion – ex­e­cuted en­tirely by hand - be­tween the dis­tricts of Caselle in Pit­tari and the out­ly­ing towns that are twinned with it.

From 10 to 17 July Caselle in Pit­tari www.paliodel­

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