The solstices, in the context of popular have always been highlighted by the lighting of ritual fires that, in other times, were intended to help the strength and vigor of the sun. Along the Serchio Valley, on the eve of Christmas, there are many fires that dot the landscape.
Sometimes the various communities lit one fire, perhaps in the churchyard of the village, as in Camporgiano, at other times, however, the bonfires are more than one, and through them takes place a real race. It 's the case of Gorfigliano, where each district will have identified a site, usually at the top compared to the country so that it is clearly visible, prepares and lights its own bonfire ...
Minucciano and fractions
2014 December 24 - 18:00