• Category: Festivity of National Tourist Interest


Peñiscola pays tribute to its patron saint with the danses, traditional ancestral dances.

In September, Peñíscola, on the coast of Castellón, commemorates the Virgen de la Ermitana. The most outstanding element of these fiestas are the danses, traditional dances that are the pinnacle of the town’s devotion to its patron saint. These are age-old dances that evoke the village’s warrior and peasant traditions. The spectacle comes to a close with the castell, a human tower. On the final days of the fiesta you can see the “Moors and Christians” parades, filling the streets of Peñiscola with colour.

Fireworks, open-air dances, concerts, contests, sporting competitions, bullfights and running of young bulls, street entertainment with brass bands, and a range of religious acts make up the rest of the activities of these deep-rooted village festivities.

Practical information

  • Date: From Sep 7, 2017 to Sep 17, 2017
  • Place: Peníscola-Peñíscola (Castellón - Castelló. Valencia)

Schedules and prices


  • From Sep 7, 2017 to Sep 17, 2017

* Information may be subject to modifications

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