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Briones


Medieval Festival in Briones




Practical information


When?:
To be confirmed 2015

Where:
Briones

More information :
http://www.brionesmedieval.com


Location

Autonomous region:
La Rioja

Province/Island:
La Rioja

Rioja, La
Category:
Festivity of National Tourist Interest




Description

Almost 700 people are preparing their costumes and decking out the streets and the doorways of the noble homes in the historic quarter of Briones (La Rioja) in order to recreate the life of a Castilian town in the 14th century.

This is a popular event which is attended by over 50,000 people and which takes place the third weekend in June. The activities on offer include a light and sound show which narrates historic events from the 14th century on the balcony of the Palace of San Nicolás when the sun goes down. There are also re-enactments of the various trades at that time (spinners, weavers, potters…) to be seen in the doorways, in addition to falconry displays, jousting between knights, mediaeval weddings…

Practical information

Date:
To be confirmed 2015
Place:
Briones (La Rioja)

Schedules and prices

Schedule

To be confirmed 2015


* Information may be subject to modifications

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