roccasanfelliceThe boys are fascinated with anything to do with swords and fighting. Whilst in Italy we went to visit a neighbouring town, Rocca San Felice, which holds a yearly Medieval Festival. The town itself (as indeed the whole of Italy is!) is steeped in well preserved history and it is beautiful to walk around.

We went up the steps to the beautiful castle which gave amazing views in the sunset. There was medieval entertainment, fire juggling and eating, hog roasts, medieval pizza (of course!), birds of prey and even fire breathing dragons.

As with all things Italian the fun doesn’t really get going until after 10pm so we were leaving just as it got busy but nevermind!



Linking up with The Gallery where the theme this week is Faces (and I love Ethan’s smiley face as the face-less executor chops off his head!). To see more interpretations on Faces click here.

And also Magic Moments, to see more click here..

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14 Responses to Summer in Italy: Medieval night at Rocca San Felice

  1. Mari says:

    I am a true fan of Italy and adore reading anything on my favourite country, looks like you had a lot of fun in San Rocco Felice, I know the Italians certainly know how to throw a party!

    Thanks for joining in Time Travellers it’s been a joy reading your post.

  2. Kids and Italy are a perfect pairing. You just can’t go wrong with a family holiday there. Your boys must have loved it.

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  4. Emma T says:

    Looks like a great night out – and what boys wouldn’t like executioner fun!

  5. Jaime Oliver says:

    Louise this looks amazing!! it certainly looks like the boys loved it all!

    thanks for linking up with #MagicMoments x

  6. TK says:

    Looks like the perfect place for young boys! Hope you had a wonderful vacation. Here from #MagicMoments

  7. MummaG says:

    lovely photos 🙂

  8. Lesley Ann says:

    Aw they look like they had lots of fun!!

  9. Granny says:

    We had such a great time Louise, roll on next year! Xxxx. Love the photos, brings back many memories.

  10. No sure if I would want my two laying beneath a blade eek lol!
    Looks like a great break xx

  11. HelpfulMum says:

    Fabulous photos. Looks like a great experience.

  12. Susan Mann says:

    Those two have the cutest faces ever x

  13. Beautiful photos and a very cheeky smile!

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