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Banyeres de Mariola


Moors and Christians festival in honour of San Jorge




Practical information


When?:
From Apr 22, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Where:
Banyeres de Mariola


Location

Autonomous region:
Valencia

Province/Island:
Alicante - Alacant

Alicante-Alacant
Category:
Festivity of National Tourist Interest




Description

Fiesta in honour of the relics of San Jorge Mártir

The Moor and Christian fiestas in honour of San Jorge Mártir are staged in Banyeres de Mariola from 22-25 April each year. Another celebration takes place the first weekend of September with the fiestas of Moors and Christians in honour of the Relic of San Jorge. Those of April have been held since time immemorial, and those of the Relic since 1780 when the relic of the Patron Saint was received from Rome. The only town that celebrates the Moors and Christian fiestas in honour of the same Patron Saint on two separate occasions.

Practical information

Date:
From Apr 22, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015
Place:
Banyeres de Mariola (Alicante - Alacant. Valencia)

Schedules and prices

Schedule

From Apr 22, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015



* Information may be subject to modifications

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