When & Where The Calcio Storico (known as Calcio di Firenze in Italy) soccer festival usually occurs 24th June. It has also been held on Easter Sunday in Piazza Santa Croce, Florence, Italy.
The semi-final matches are usually the second weekend of June also in Piazza San Croce and the finals are the thiord or last weekend in June.
What ? A big game of murderball in the middle of Florence, no rules.
Where to stay There's cheap accommodation and quality hotels available in Florence here. But book early as the town fills up.
Getting there Flights to Florence and anywhere in Italy can be booked here. You can also take a train to Florence here.
The Matches There is a procession, which begins at 4pm in Piazza Santa Maria Nouvella, which ends up in Piazza Santa Croce. The ground of Piazza Santa Croce is covered in sand. If a player has a bad shot on goal (caccie) it is half a caccie against his team. Games can last up to 50 minutes. This is the only rule.