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  • Villarrobledo Carnival. Villarrobledo.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 02/12/2015 to 02/22/2015

    … Villarrobledo. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) The town of Villarrobledo, in Albacete, has one of the most traditional carnivals in Spain. The town has been celebrating it since the early 19th century. The streets are full of joy and partying in Villarrobledo those days. The celebration starts on Thur…

  • Tamborada (drum festival). Hellín.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 03/29/2015 to 04/05/2015

    … Hellín. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) The pinnacle of the Easter week in Hellín, Albacete province, is the Tamborada (drum-playing). This is the most important fiesta on the town calendar, when up to 20,000 drums start playing, the beginning of an uproar that will continue over several days. Midnigh…

  • Easter Week in Tobarra. Tobarra.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 03/29/2015 to 04/05/2015

    … Tobarra. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) Easter week in Tobarra, province of Albacete, is characterised by the ceaseless beating of drums. They start on Easter Wednesday and do not stop until Easter Sunday. These drum rolls can be heard in the village for 104 hours, not only during the processions, bu…

  • Easter week in Ciudad Real. Ciudad Real.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 03/29/2015 to 04/05/2015

    … Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) 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 Baroque style and more than 15,000 people, especially women and young people, take part in the festiviti…

  • Easter Week in Cuenca. Cuenca.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 03/29/2015 to 04/05/2015

    … Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.juntacofradiascuenca.es. Easter week is one of the most spectacular and emotional fiestas here. Cuenca’s unique urban layout, with its hills and narrow streets, make it a very special setting to celebrate Easter week. These traditions date back to the 17th cent…

  • Religious Music Week. Cuenca.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 03/29/2015 to 04/05/2015

    … Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.smrcuenca.es. This festival is an opportunity to enjoy all the emotion of the processions in addition to musical pieces performed by world-class orchestras and choirs. Cuenca Religious Music Week coincides with the Easter week celebrations. Every year it featur…

  • Easter week in Toledo. Toledo.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 03/29/2015 to 04/05/2015

    … Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) The Easter brotherhoods show outstanding ability moving their statues through the narrow streets of the city. The Easter week celebrations in Toledo are characterised by the solemn nature of the processions. Special mention should be made of those that take place on Maund…

  • Easter Week in Ocaña. Ocaña.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 03/29/2015 to 04/05/2015

    … Ocaña. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Ocaña, in the province of Toledo, has been holding its Easter week celebrations in the streets of the town for 400 years. Its processions stand out for their order and silence, as well as for their colour. Especially noteworthy is the Good Friday procession – it ha…

  • Las Mondas. Talavera de la Reina.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 04/05/2015 to 04/12/2015

    … 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.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 05/01/2015 to 05/06/2015

    … 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…

  • The Caballada Fiesta. Atienza.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    05/24/2015

    … Atienza. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) 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 hands of his uncle, Ferdinand II of León, who wanted to seize the throne…

  • Corpus Christi in Toledo. Toledo.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    06/04/2015

    … Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Toledo ’s streets are clothed in finery to celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi: a solemn procession which takes place in an atmosphere of singing, the aroma of herbs, and spiritual fervour. Corpus Christi is Toledo’s most important festival and one of its oldest. Althou…

  • Albacete Fair. Albacete.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    From 09/07/2015 to 09/17/2015

    … Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) This is the most important festivity in the city of Albacete. It takes place over ten days in September, and attracts thousands of people. The event started life as a cattle fair, but evolved over time to become a festivity with immense popular participation. It is perf…

  • Almagro International Classical Theatre Festival. Almagro.

    Calendar | Cultural


    … Corral de Comedias. Plaza Mayor 18. 13270. Almagro. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: falmagro@festivaldealmagro.com. http://www.festivaldealmagro.com/. This year sees a new edition of the Almagro International Classical Theatre Festival. Its main venue is the town's Corral de Comedias Theatr…

  • Sawdust Carpets at Corpus Christi in Elche de la Sierra. Elche de la Sierra.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    … Elche de la Sierra. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) In 1964, ten people from Elche de la Sierra (Albacete) surprised the town by making a carpet out of sawdust for the Corpus Christi procession. This beautiful tradition has been preserved since then. Every year the "carpet" associations try to outdo t…

  • San Mateo. Cuenca.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    … Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) http://sanmateo.cuenca.es/. This is one of the most important festivities in Cuenca. Its origins date historically from the conquest of the city by Alfonso VIII in 1177, as the monarch is believed to have rewarded his troops with a great celebration. The festivity takes p…

  • Spanish-American Contemporary Theatre Festival. Almagro.

    Calendar | Cultural


    … Almagro. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.celcit.es/. The Spanish-American Contemporary Theatre Festival is held on various stages in the town of Almagro, province of Ciudad Real. This is an event that brings together creators and lovers of the latest avant-garde trends in performing arts…

  • Medieval Theatre Festival. Hita.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    … Hita. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) http://www.hita.es/web/. Festival of Medieval Theatre in Hita. Along with representations of medieval plays there are also processions and popular dances. Halfway through the afternoon, the Festival begins, with the 'Botargas' and 'Danzantes de la Somosierra' t…

  • Saffron Rose Fiesta. Consuegra.

    Calendar | Fiestas


    … Consuegra. Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) This event highlights the importance of saffron and the traditional culture of the Castile-La Mancha Region. Consuegra , in the province of Toledo, celebrates the Saffron Rose Fiesta at the end of October. It aims to promote the cultural essence of Castile-La M…


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