TheGiostra della Quintana is a medieval equestrian competition that takes place every year in the city of Foligno, in Umbria. Athletes on horseback have to target a target with a spear, trying to get the highest score. The event usually takes place in September.
The Giostra della Quintana is a historical event that has medieval origins and takes place in Foligno since 1946. The equestrian competition that sees the knights of the ten districts of the city challenge each other is inspired by the Quintana, a knightly competition similar to the one that took place in the sixteenth century.
Over the years, the Giostra della Quintana has become a long-awaited event, involving the whole city and attracting visitors from all over the world.