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  • 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…

  • Almeria Fair. Almería.

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    … Almería. (Andalusia) http://www.turismodealmeria.org/. A range of different events catering to all tastes are held within the programme of the Almeria Fair and Fiestas, in honour of the city's patron, the Virgin of the Sea. Among others we should mention the concerts and shows, the popular Pottery F…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Asturcón Horse Festival. Piloña.

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    … Sardeda. Piloña. Asturias. This is a celebration of the Asturcón horse, the quintessential breed throughout this region of Asturias. The festival was started in 1980 when these horses were facing extinction. It takes place in the town of Sardeda. The festivities begin in the morning with an open-air…

  • Vaqueira Festival. Valdés.

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    … Aristebano. Valdés. Asturias. This traditional celebration has been held on the last Sunday in July every year since 1959. The festivity is dedicated to the vaqueiros or cattle-herders (an Asturian group with deeply-rooted traditions and ancestral customs, devoted primarily to migratory cattle herdi…

  • Emmer Wheat Festival and Contest. Grado.

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    … Grado. Asturias. Theme market to promote the cultivation and use of emmer (a type of wheat) in the gastronomy of Asturias. It takes place in Grado every second Sunday in September. The market offers the chance to sample bread made with emmer, as well as new recipes created using this cereal. It also…

  • Virgen de la Guía Fiesta. Llanes.

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    … 33500. Llanes. Asturias. http://www.llanes.com/. The most noteworthy part of this celebration is the nocturnal procession with the statue of the patron saint. Llanes , in Asturias, celebrates the Virgen de la Guía patron saint’s fiesta in September. The most noteworthy part of the event is the noctu…

  • Feast of the Holy Martyrs of Valdecuna. Mieres.

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    … Mieres. Asturias. The town of Mieres (Asturias) celebrates this folk and religious tradition in honour of Saint Cosme and Saint Damian. Hundreds of pilgrims attend the celebration, which consists of arriving at the San Cosme y San Damián Shrine on foot to ask them for good health. After the High Mas…

  • 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 …

  • 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. http://www.ayto-cnarcea.es/. 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,…

  • Natural Cider Festival. Gijón.

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    … Gijón. Asturias. This festival in the city of Gijón (Asturias) is a genuine homage to cider, the typical drink of this area. One of the culminating moments of the festivities is when thousands of people come together on the beach. 30,000 litres of cider and 10,000 glasses bearing the festival logo a…

  • Asturias Day in Gijón. Gijón.

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    … Gijón. Asturias. http://www.gijon.info/. Asturias Day in Gijón. The parade of floats with bands is the crowning moment of this fiesta. On this day, all the mayors of the Asturias Region head for Gijón as guests of honour. The mayor of the host city receives them in a solemn act in Plaza Mayor Square…

  • '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 …

  • Monesterio Ham Day. Monesterio.

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    … Monesterio. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.jamondemonesterio.org/. The village of Monesterio (Badajoz) organises this gastronomic celebration which is attended by more than 10,000 people from all over Spain. The festivity starts at 11am at the swimming pool grounds and municipal park in Monesteri…

  • Day of the Typical Ansó Costume. Ansó.

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    … Ansó. Huesca. (Aragon) The town of Ansó, in the province of Huesca, has been celebrating this festival in honour of its typical costume since 1971. Every year on the last Sunday in August the people of Ansó dress up in the town's typical costume, which probably dates back to the Middle Ages. Through…

  • Carnival festivities in Cadiz. Cádiz.

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    … Cádiz. Cadiz. (Andalusia) https://www.andalucia.org/es/carnaval-de-cadiz/. Cadiz spends the whole year preparing for its famous carnival celebrations. If you have an costume and are up for a good time then you're ready to enjoy this unique and animated celebration. The Cadiz carnival is known throug…

  • Horse races on the beach. Sanlúcar de Barrameda.

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    … Sanlúcar de Barrameda. Cadiz. (Andalusia) http://www.sanlucarturismo.com/. This exciting, beautiful sporting spectacle is one of Europe's oldest equestrian contests. Since 1845, during the evening's low tide in the month of August, the beaches of Sanlúcar de Barrameda have been used for horse races.…

  • Wine Harvest Festival. Jerez de la Frontera.

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    … Jerez de la Frontera. Cadiz. (Andalusia) http://www.jerez.es/especiales/fiestas_de_la_vendimia/. Wine Harvest Festival. The Wine Harvest festival takes place in Jerez de la Frontera in September, and coincides with the start of the wine harvest, one of the main events in the city. The celebrations p…

  • Wine Harvest Festival. Montilla.

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    … Montilla. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.montilla.es/montilla-historia-cultura-y-vino/Fiestas/fiesta-de-la-vendimia. On the first days of September, the Andalusia village of Montilla (Cordoba province) celebrates its Wine Harvest Festival. The celebration gets underway with the crushing of grapes c…

  • Olive and olive oil sessions. Baena.

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    … Baena. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.baena.es. During the month of November, the village of Baena (Córdoba province) celebrates sessions dedicated to the olive and locally produced olive oil, considered to be one of the world’s finest. Many activities including exhibitions, conferences, tasting se…

  • Festivities in honour of Santiago Apóstol. Santiago de Compostela.

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    … Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) http://www.santiagoturismo.com/. The festivities celebrated in honour of the patron saint of Spain and Galicia reach their peak during what is known as the Apostle's Fire, the offering to the Saint and the exciting ceremony when the 'botafumeiro' or giant …


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