CONTRADA OF THE TORTOISE - IDENTITY AND TERRITORY

Coat of Contrada of the Tortoise

Military Company of Porta all'Arco  Military Company of Sant'Agata

I N S I G N I A

Gold coat of arms, a tortoise on a gold field strewn with blue Savoy knots alternated with daisies.

C O L O U R S

Yellow and cobalt blue.

M O T T O

Strength and perseverance I harbor.

S I G N I F I C A N C E

Steadfastness

M I L I T A R Y
C O M P A N I E S

Porta all'Arco, Sant'Agata.

G U I L D

Stonemasters

O R A T O R Y

Via Tommaso Pendola. Constructed by the Contrada in the 17th century and dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua.

P A T R O N O   S A I N T
A N D
F E A S T   D A Y

St. Anthony of Padua, 13 June.

H I S T O R I C A L   S E A T A N D   M U S E U M

Via Tommaso Pendola, 21 - tel. 0577.49448

C O N T R A D A
A S S O C I A T I O N

SOCIETA' CASTELSENIO - Via P.A. Mattioli - tel. 0577.42543

O F F I C I A L
W E B S I T E

www.tartuca.it

B A P T I S M A L
F O N T

The Contrada's baptismal font is the work of sculptor Bruno Buracchini (1951).

T W I N N E D

TRENTO

A L L I E S

THE UNICORN, THE WAVE, THE SHELL, THE FOREST.

A D V E R S A R Y

THE SNAIL  (since 1652). Even if two Contrada were allied in the following periods: 1689-1814 ; 1820-1840 ; 1866-1910 .

R A L L Y I N G   C H E E R
A N D   I D E N T I F Y I N G
C R Y

TA-TA-RTUCA or RO-RO-ROSPO

M E M B E R   O F   T H E
T O R T O I S E

Tartuchino

L U C K Y   N U M B E R

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C O N T R A D A ' S
A R E A

CASTELVECCHIO

Official flag of Contrada della Tartuca

TERRITORY

from BANDO di Violante di Baviera (1729)

Territories of 17 Contrada

The two balls show: the Museum (the coat) , the Contrada Society (the other).

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