Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Tuscany Performing Arts

Balestro del Girifalco (Falcon Crossbow Contest)

  • Festivals

Updated 12/05/2013

Fodor's Review

On the fourth Sunday of May, and again on the second Sunday in August, Massa Marittima's three traditional neighborhood groups dress in medieval costumes and parade through the town with much fanfare and flag throwing. The pinnacle of the event is a shooting competition between the town's districts using arrows and crossbows.

Performing Art Information


Massa Marittima, Italy

Updated 12/05/2013


Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?