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14th Shooting competition with historical bow

Streets of the village

Grazzano Visconti (PC)

The Historical Archery welcomes archers from all over Italy to participate. The contest is held inside the town in the morning.

Along the streets of the town, you can experience the spirit of medieval archery, the art of war, hunting methods and fun pastimes.

The archers, going along the streets and squares of the town of Grazzano, will have to take on unusual challenges and prove themselves with extravagant and difficult shots. From up on a tower they must defend the castle from both real and imaginary enemies. Among the trees of a fantastic woods they will have to hit their target with their arrows. The targets are both fixed and moving.

At the end of the tournament, the Archers of the "Biscione" will proclaim the winner, who will become the Captain de Arco de Giovanni Anguissola for a year.

But the day and the fun are not over. The archers will face off again in extravagant head to head challenges or in groups again along the streets of the town.

Date: the event will be held on Oct 08, 2017

Event timetable: the competition will be held from 8.30am to 2.30pm

Entrance: free entry

Information and Booking Centre

Tourist Information Office of Grazzano Visconti
Viale del Castello, 2 Grazzano Visconti - 29020 Vigolzone - Phone: +39 0523 870997 - Fax: +39 0523 870997
Weekday timetable:

The office will open from march 18 to 20 december 2015 with the following timetable: from March 18 to Easter - from April 27 to end of May - from July 1 to the 14 august- from 4 November to 13 December: Wed/Sat 10.00am-01.00pm; Extraordinary opening on 19 and 20 December 2015. From Easter to April 26 open every day 10.00am-1.00pm; 2.00-5.00pm. From 1 to 30 june and from 15 august to 31 october 2015 open every day 10.00 a.m.- 01.00 p.m

Weekend timetable:

10.00am-1.00pm; 2.00-5.00pm

By Piacenza editorial staff (Sep 13, 2017)

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