Paliano- Chiesa Collegiata di Sant'Andrea by Benedicta Lee

Festival of St Andrew

On 30th November is celebrated the festival of St Andrew, apostle of Jesus, venerated both by the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. Andrew is the patron saint of sailors and of the whole of Scotland, Russia, Romania, Ukraine and Greece. He died tied to an X-shaped cross, which today is commonly called ‘St Andrew’s cross’. … Continued

The Palio of the Assumption

Every August in Paliano is held the ‘Palio’ where knights of the town’s districts compete in a horse race based on dexterity. During the days of the event you can admire the famous historical procession that recalls the celebrations of the victory of Marcantonio Colonna at Lepanto against the Turks.

Wine Festival

Every summer the “Wine Festival” takes place in order to promote Cesanese wine and the typical local dishes: cheeses, breads, oils and sweets.