Example sentences for: palio

How can you use “palio” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • At its heart is the grand sloping fan-shaped Piazza del Campo, site of the old Roman forum and arena of the town’s world-famous annual Palio horse race.

  • The dining room has a magnificent cedarwood coffered ceiling from a Bologna monastery, and is decorated with the flags from the Sienna palio pageant.

  • But as its obstinately independent spirit has shown, even after the Florentine conquest of 1555 — a spirit epitomized by its lusty Palio tournament — the town is not without vigor.

  • July: Siena: first Palio (2 July, see page 105); Palermo: festival of patron Santa Rosalia; Venice: Redentore regatta; Rimini: Festival of the Sea; Rome: Noantri street-festival in Trastevere (see page 65)

  • August: Siena: Second Palio (16 August)


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