Exilles C19th Festival

Dress-up day in Exilles, Piemonte, Italy / 19th Jul 2011

Better known for its fort where the Man in the Iron Mask was imprisoned, every year the small mountain town of Exilles, Piemonte, Italy, celebrates its heritage with a nineteenth century festival and market where the locals dress in traditional and original costumes handed down through their families. Outdoor exhibitions with everyone from blacksmiths to teachers show what life was like; food is served, some houses and gardens opened and musicians play.

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