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  • Cabrales (strong cheese from Asturias) Fair. Cabrales.

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    … Las Arenas. Cabrales. Asturias. In the Asturias village of Arenas de Cabrales, in the heart of the Picos de Europa Mountains, the “Cabrales” Cheese Competition is held on the last Sunday in August. At this celebration, folklore and tradition come together with the tasting and sale of this exquisite …

  • Buitrago del Lozoya's Medieval Fair.

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    … Buitrago del Lozoya. Madrid. Oficina de Turismo. E-mail: turismo@buitrago.org. http://www.ayto-buitragodellozoya.es/. A different idea which will transport you back to a time of kings, knights and princesses. For three days at the start of September, the town of Buitrago del Lozoya travels back to t…

  • Navia Estuary Swim. Navia.

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    … Navia. Asturias. Sport and folklore come together at this unique event. In August, Navia, a coastal village in Asturias, holds its Estuary Swim, a prestigious international event which attracts swimmers from all over the world, but especially from Europe. The competition was held for the first time …

  • El Vítor procession. Mayorga.

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    … Mayorga. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) Fire, song and prayers to the Saint. Every year, on 27 September, the feast of Santo Toribio de Mogroviejo is celebrated in Mayorga. It commemorates the arrival of the Saint’s relics to his birthplace. There is a procession called El Vítor, where residents of the …

  • America Day in Asturias. Oviedo.

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    … Oviedo. Asturias. The Asturias America Day parade takes place as part of the San Mateo fiestas in Oviedo. This great parade started as a tribute to the many Asturian emigrants to America who used to come back to visit Asturias in the summer. Close to 2,000 people take part in this colourful parade w…

  • Renaissance Week. Medina del Campo.

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    … Medina del Campo. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) http://imperialesycomuneros.com/. Medina del Campo, in Valladolid, is travelling back to the 15th and 16th centuries for a few days, to remember its heyday. Different parts of the town such as the Plaza Mayor square, the Reales Carnicerías building, Plaza…

  • Valladolid Fair. Valladolid.

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    … Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) In September, harvest time in the villages of Valldolid Province, the Fair is held in the city in honour of its patron saint, la Virgen de San Lorenzo. Concerts in the Plaza Mayor, attractions and rides in the designated fairground and a culinary display with the participa…

  • Canoe festival. International descent of the Sella River. Parres.

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    … Arriondas. Parres. Asturias. This sporting event has been held since 1930. It is full of music and colour, and has become one of the most important dates on the international canoeing calendar. Every year, on the first Saturday in August, canoeists from all over the world come to Asturias to take pa…

  • Festival of San Martín, or the Humanitarians’ Festival. Aller.

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    … Moreda de Aller. Aller. Asturias. Every 11 November, the village of Aller (in Moreda, Asturias) celebrates one of the most popular autumn folklore festivals in Asturias. The festival is organised by the San Martín Humanitarian Association, and begins with the traditional sung mass of San Martín, acc…

  • Las Mondas. Talavera de la Reina.

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    … Talavera de la Reina. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) The pagan roots of this festival in Talavera de la Reina (Toledo) go back to Roman times, to a ritual that worshipped the goddess Ceres, although historically its celebration dates back to the 15th century. The festivities start on Palm Sunday with t…

  • Main Fiestas in Almansa. Almansa.

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    … Almansa. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) The fiestas in Almansa, in the Region of Castile–La Mancha, are outstanding for their colourful parades and processions in honour of its patron. Every year, an extensive programme of events pays tribute to the patron of this town in the province Albacete, the V…

  • Descent of the Angel in Peñafiel. Peñafiel.

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    … Peñafiel. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) This popular religious celebration takes place on Easter Sunday, during Easter Week, in Peñafiel, in the legendary Plaza del Coso Square. It is a performance in which an angel-boy comes down from heaven to tell the Virgin Mary about the resurrection of his son, f…

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

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    … Banyeres de Mariola. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) 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 f…

  • All Saints' Fair. Cocentaina.

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    … Cocentaina. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) 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 held in 1346 as a regional agricultural and cattle market…

  • Traditional bull-running. Medina del Campo.

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    … Medina del Campo. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) http://www.encierrosmedina.es. Medina del Campo, in Valladolid, organises bull-running during its festivities in honour of the patron saint, in September. Traditional bull-running takes place during the festivities in honour of San Antolín, and the street…

  • Fiesta of the Moors and Christians in Crevillente. Crevillent.

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    … Crevillent. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) The colour of its parades and the music are outstanding. In October, Crevillent, in the province of Alicante, celebrates its Moors and Christians fiesta in honour of its patron saint, Francis of Assisi. The fiesta is packed with parades, colour, music and f…

  • Fallas bonfire festival in Sagunto. Sagunto.

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    … Sagunto. Valencia. http://turismo.sagunto.es. Every March Sagunto, in Valencia, celebrates the popular festivities known as the Fallas, in which fire takes pride of place. Humour, satire and art all play a part in this celebration. The streets are filled with these vast artistic monuments (the 'fall…

  • Natural Cider Festival. Nava.

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    … Nava. Asturias. Nava hosts this event revolving around cider. During the second weekend in July and the week running up to it, the village of Nava, in Asturias, celebrates its most famous festivity: the Cider Festival. During the event, first held in 1969, the village organises numerous cultural act…

  • Wine-harvesting festival in Cangas del Narcea. Cangas del Narcea.

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    … Cangas del Narcea. Asturias. The centre of this town in Asturias hosts a celebration of the region’s ancient wine-making tradition. The streets are filled with stalls selling crafts and traditional products. Visitors can participate in several of the main festive events, including a dramatisation of…

  • Easter week in Teruel. Teruel.

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    … Teruel. (Aragon) Teruel , in Aragón, has intense Easter week celebrations with the ever-present sound of drums. Religious statues, habits and brotherhoods fill the streets of Teruel over these days of celebration. The city comes alive with a host of processions. The most emotive moment is on Good Fr…

  • Nuestra Señora del Rosario patron saint's day fiesta. Valdés.

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    … Luarca. Valdés. Asturias. The maritime tradition of this village is at the heart of these festivities. The most moving moment of the fiestas in this village in Asturias is the Saleo (maritime procession) of the Virgen del Rosario. The statue of the Virgin Mary is taken out to sea in a boat, accompan…

  • Easter week in Badajoz. Badajoz.

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    … Badajoz. (Extremadura) It is a very deep-rooted tradition in Badajoz, in which many people participate. Most of the current brotherhoods in the city were founded in the 17th and 18th centuries. However, it is known that some already existed back in the 13th and 14th centuries, and that in the 16th c…

  • 'De la Luna al Fuego' ('from the Moon to Fire') festival. Zafra.

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    … Zafra. Badajoz. (Extremadura) E-mail: turismo@zafra.es. www.zafra.es. This event aims to celebrate two festivals: the Corpus Christi and San Juan. This event takes place within the city walls and recreates the atmosphere of the street markets in the 16th-18th centuries, and is held to coincide with …

  • Santa Tecla Fiesta. Tarragona.

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    … Tarragona. (Catalonia) http://www.tarragona.cat/cultura/festes-i-cultura-popular/santa-tecla. Santa Tecla Fiesta. Tarragona. Giants, music, fire and popular traditions. This celebration brings together some of Catalonia’s most emblematic festive traditions. On these days, everyone comes out onto the…


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