Volterra AD 1398 has reached its 15th edition in 2012. year this event returns to its original splendour in the pulsing heart of the ancient Volterra.
medieval town centre will be animated with a past never forgotten, and all the visitors will be carried into the past as if by magic.
Spirited steeds, courageous knights, lords, dames, artisans and merchants, town commoners and country peasants, flag-flyers, crossbowmen, jugglers, musicians and jesters will magically bring medieval Volterra, with all its enchantment, back to life.
highlights of the festival are the “Anno Domini 1398 Celebration Days ”, Sunday August 19th and Sunday August 26th , with festivities from dawn to dusk.
On these days Volterra will stage the re-enactment of medieval life as it was in the year 1398, with performances, events, markets, crafts, music, jugglers, common-folk and nobility: a truly remarkable opportunity to experience the magical, spell-bound atmosphere of the Middle Ages in one of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany.
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