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Events in Extremadura

Calendar with touristic interest festivities and other events in Extremadura

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La Pedida de la Patatera, Malpartida de Cáceres´Big Day
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La Pedida de la Patatera, Malpartida de Cáceres´Big Day

Event

Location:

Plaza Mayor, 30 Malpartida de Cáceres, Cáceres

FIO, ornithology showcase
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FIO, ornithology showcase

Event

At this event you'll be able to enjoy the great outdoors and get to know more about the world of birds.

Location:

Villarreal de San Carlos, Cáceres

Olivenza Bullfighting Fair
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Olivenza Bullfighting Fair

Event

A Festivity of Tourist Interest in Extremadura that signals the opening of the bullfighting season in Spain.

Location:

Olivenza, Badajoz

Llerena traditional extremaduran pig slaughter
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Llerena traditional extremaduran pig slaughter

Event

This town in the administrative region called La Campiña Sur pays tribute to one of the most important moments of Extremaduran gastronomic culture: “la matanza” (the Slaughter). There is no shortage of typical pastries or dishes like migas (fried breadcrumbs), cocido (stew) and prueba de cerdo (cooked pork).

Location:

Plaza de España, 1 Llerena, Badajoz

Cross-border Jornadas del Gurumelo
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Cross-border Jornadas del Gurumelo

Event

Since 2007, the village of Villanueva del Fresno celebrates the gurumelo, a wild mushroom that grows and is much sought after in the south west of the peninsula. It grows on the dehesa between holm oak and ash, under the rockrose bushes, especially the gum rockrose (Cistus ladanifer). The festival, which is held in March, includes trips to the countryside, tastings, talks on mushroom-picking and other activities.

Location:

Plaza de España, 1 Villanueva del Fresno, Badajoz

Cherry Blossom Festival
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Cherry Blossom Festival

Event

Cherry flowers cover the Jerte Valley in a blanket of white, endowing it with great beauty.

Location:

Mancomunidad de Municipios del Valle del Jerte, Cáceres

CITY OF BADAJOZ MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON
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CITY OF BADAJOZ MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON

Event

The Badajoz Marathon was first run in the early nineties, and, after all this time, it has become one of the main races in Extremadura. The half marathon is a much more recent addition.

Location:

Plaza Mayor, 1 Badajoz, Badajoz

Greco-Latin Theatre Festival
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Greco-Latin Theatre Festival

Event

This theatre festival is for young people, with performances by young people in a unique setting: the Mérida Roman Theatre.

Location:

Mérida, Badajoz

Enogastronomic Spring
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Enogastronomic Spring

Event

The Ribera del Guadiana Wine Route is an experience for discovering, tasting and enjoying the vine-growing culture of Extremadura.

Location:

Almendralejo, Badajoz

Week of the Stork, a tribute to this bird
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Week of the Stork, a tribute to this bird

Event

Malpartida de Cáceres, the European town of the stork, holds an event that emphasises its ornithological richness.

Location:

Malpartida de Cáceres, Cáceres