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  • Bonfires of San Juan. Alicante.

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    …Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 966385268 | E-mail: federacio@hogueras.org. http://www.hogueras.org/. Bonfires of San Juan (Alicante). Alicante celebrates the coming of summer with the bonfires of San Juan. In a spectacular display of music, colour and fireworks,…

  • International Habaneras and Polyphony Contest. Torrevieja.

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    …Calle Patricio Pérez, 1 - 1ºC. 03181. Torrevieja. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://www.habaneras.org/. This celebration is a tribute to the sailors of Torrevieja (Alicante province), who travelled to trade with Cuba, bringing these popular melodies back with them. The Torrevieja International H…

  • Moors and Christians celebrations in Orihuela. Fiesta of the Re-conquest. Orihuela.

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    …C/ Francisco Die, 32-34. 03300. Orihuela. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: secretaria@morosycristianosorihuela.es. http://www.morosycristianosorihuela.es/. Orihuela remembers the town’s liberation from Moorish domination in the Middle Ages. In mid-July, the town of Orihuela, in the province of…

  • Moors and Christians festival in honour of San Jorge. Banyeres de Mariola.

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    …Banyeres de Mariola. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://comunitatvalenciana.com/. 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 firs…

  • All Saints' Fair. Cocentaina.

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    …Pl. de la Villa, 1. 0389. Cocentaina. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) E-mail: sic@cocentaina.org . http://www.cocentaina.es. For more than 600 years, Cocentaina in Alicante (Region of Valencia) has hosted this agricultural and cattle fair which every year attracts over 350,000 people. It was first he…

  • Easter Week in Burgos. Burgos.

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    …Burgos. (Castile-Leon) http://semanasantaburgos.com/. Easter Week in Burgos is based on the liturgical representations that became important in Castile from the 13th century onwards. In fact, most of the religious brotherhoods taking part date back to the Middle Ages, when they were associated with …

  • Main Fiestas in Vilafranca del Penedés. Vilafranca del Penedès.

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    …Carrer de la Cort, 14. 08720. Vilafranca del Penedès. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: festamajor@vilafranca.cat. http://www.festamajorvilafranca.cat/. Fiestas in honour of San Félix that fill the streets with dancing, concerts, fireworks and a great atmosphere. The city of Vilafranca del Penedés, in …

  • La Patum de Berga Fiesta. Berga.

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    …Berga. Barcelona. (Catalonia) http://www.lapatum.cat/. The fiesta of La Patum de Berga in Catalonia has been declared Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The fiesta coincides with Corpus Christi and includes a whole series of theatrical representations, characters …

  • Barcelona-Sitges International Period Cars Rally. Sitges.

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    …c/Nou, 14. 08870. Sitges. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: tusitges@fomenturismesitges.com. http://www.rallyesitges.com/. Pre-1924 museum vehicles participate in this unusual rally. This classic car rally has been held since 1959 and takes place between Barcelona and Sitges. The event attracts genuine…

  • Corpus Christi in Sitges. Sitges.

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    …Pl. Ajuntament, sn. Sitges. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: ajuntament@sitges.cat. http://www.sitges.cat/html/festivitat_de_corpus/. Carpets of flowers adorn the main streets of this town in the province of Barcelona. Sitges , just 35 kilometres from Barcelona, is filled with colour and the aroma of …

  • Nuestra Señora de La Merced Fiesta. Barcelona.

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    …Pl Sant Jaume, 1. Barcelona. (Catalonia) http://merce.bcn.cat/es. These are the most important fiestas in the city of Barcelona, celebrated around 24 September. These fiestas were first held in 1871, in honour of the Virgen de la Merced, named patron saint of the city by Pope Pious IX in 1868. The p…

  • Cherry trees in blossom festival. Jerte.

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    …Jerte. Cáceres. (Extremadura) http://www.turismovalledeljerte.com/. The Jerte Valley, in Extremadura, celebrates the flowering of the cherry trees every year, with different events. It only happens for a couple of weeks a year, usually at the end of March and beginning of April, depending on the wea…

  • Stations of the Cross in Easter week. Mérida.

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    …Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.semanasantademerida.org/. This thrilling procession takes place in the early hours of Easter Wednesday to Thursday in the city of Mérida (Extremadura ). The celebration begins with a procession in which the Medieval image of the Christ of the “O” is borne fr…

  • Sagrada Familia and Santísimo Cristo patron saint's day fiesta. Vall d'Uixó, La.

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    …Av. Espronceda, 24 A entresuelo. 12004. Vall d'Uixó, La. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) Fax.: 964 359 870 | E-mail: turismodecastellon@dipcas.es. http://turismodecastellon.com/. Fun for all ages and religious worship come together at these festivities. La Vall d’Uixó, in Castellón, holds its patro…

  • Cordoba patios festival/competition. Córdoba.

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    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.turismodecordoba.org/patios-de-cordoba.cfm. The Courtyards Festival will reveal Cordoba at its most festive, where the streets are filled with the sounds of flamenco and the scent of jasmine and orange blossom. During the days of the Festival, the residents o…

  • Easter week in Ciudad Real. Ciudad Real.

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    …Calle Caballeros, 7. 13001. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: asociacion@ciudadrealcofrade.es. http://www.ciudadrealcofrade.es/. Participatory, austere and with great artistic beauty. The Easter week celebrations in Ciudad Real are of great artistic and cultural interest. They have a marked B…

  • Virgen de Ermitana patron saint's day fiesta. Peníscola-Peñíscola.

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    …Av. Espronceda, 24 A entresuelo. 12004. Peníscola-Peñíscola. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) http://www.peniscola.es/peniscola/fiestas-tradicionales/. Peñiscola pays tribute to its patron saint with the danses, traditional ancestral dances. In September, Peñíscola, on the coast of Castellón, commem…

  • Popular Competition of Wrought Iron Grilles and Balconies. Córdoba.

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    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. Many houses in the centre of the city of Cordoba, in Andalusia, adorn their balconies and wrought iron grilles to participate in this competition which each year selects the most beautiful entrant. The scent of jasmine and orange blossom and th…

  • Crosses of May. Córdoba.

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    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. The popular festivity of the Crosses of May in Cordoba features numerous crosses made from flowers which are installed throughout the streets and squares of the city. These creations then take part in a competition organised by the town council…

  • Cordoba Fair. Córdoba.

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    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.turismodecordoba.org. At the end of May Cordoba celebrates the Fair in honour of Nuestra Señora de la Salud (Our Lady of Health). The fiesta has a marked Andalusian flavour. There are “casetas” (marquees with food, drink and music) erected at the city’s fair …

  • Battle of the flowers. Córdoba.

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    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. Every year Cordoba, in Andalusia, hosts this unique parade featuring flowers as the key elements, and which heralds the beginning of a month of festivities in the city. This event offers the perfect excuse to discover Cordoba at its most festiv…

  • The Caballada Fiesta. Atienza.

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    …Atienza. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: ofi.turismo@cuenca.es. http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es/. Popular fiestas with typical costumes that recreate the history of the town. It commemorates the charge of muleteers in Atienza, 1162, that saved king Alfonso VIII from falling into the h…

  • Easter week in Granada. Granada.

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    …Granada. (Andalusia) http://www.granadatur.com/semana-santa. Monumental settings for a colourful and memorable celebration. There are numerous unforgettable moments in the Easter celebrations in Granada, in which 32 cofradías (brotherhoods) participate. Unique settings such as the Albayzín quarter, …

  • "Cascamorras". Guadix.

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    …Guadix. Granada. (Andalusia) http://el-cascamorras.com/. The "Cascamorras", a character reminiscent of medieval jongleurs, comes up against the inhabitants of Baza and Guadix in a traditional and harmless battle. In September, Guadix and Baza, in the province of Granada, live one of the most long-aw…


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