Italian Medieval Festivals: the Feud between Montagues and Capulets in Montecchio Maggiore

Let’s go back to the Castles of Romeo and Juliet in Montecchio Maggiore and take part to the Faida, a Medieval Festival inspired by the Tragedy of the two star-crossed lovers.

Sword Fighting, Faida Montecchio Maggiore

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Marostica, the Medieval walled city famous for the 3 C: chess, cherries and coffee

Marostica, a charming Medieval walled town on the hills of Vicenza, is most famous around the world for hosting a spectacular living chess game that takes place every two years in September. Other than that, it’s an important producer of cherries and played a fundamental role in introducing coffee in the Old Continent. Let’s walk together and explore this little gem of the Veneto region.

View from the top of the Lower Castle, Marostica

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