Palio del Baradello

40th Edition of Palio del Baradello, historical reeactment of Federico Barbarossa presence in Como. A great opportunity to relive the history of Como recalling the celebrations set up by the inhabitants of Como in March 1159, in occasion of the arrival in Como of the  Emperor Frederick 1st, named Barbarossa.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year events have been significantly reduced.

Sunday, August 30th
Basilica di Sant’Abbondio
8.30 pm
Offering of the votive candle during the celebration day of the city’s Patron

Friday, September 11th
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio
9.00 pm
Concert by Fabius Constable & Celtic Harp Orchestra

Thursday, September 17th
Meeting point: Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, Como
5.00 pm
Free guided tour offered by The archeological society (in Italian)


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