Festivities in Extremadura

Tourist Interest Festivities in Extremadura

  1. Attractions
  2. Regional Festivities
  3. Regional Festivities
Las Carantoñas of Acehuche
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Las Carantoñas of Acehuche

Event

Grotesque masks, "tiraores" (shooters), "regaoras" (sprinklers), a drummer and "vaca tora" are the main characters of this festival

Location:

Acehúche, Cáceres

Jarramplas, Piornal thief
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Jarramplas, Piornal thief

Event

This representative of the cultural heritage of Piornal is met by a hail of turnips every year during the festival of San Sebastián.

Location:

Piornal, Cáceres

The Emperor Charles V Route
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The Emperor Charles V Route

Event

Immerse yourself in a route laden with history and tradition by experiencing first hand what the Emperor lived through.

Location:

Mancomunidad de La Vera, Cáceres

The Candelas
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The Candelas

Event

Take part in this fiesta and shake off all those bad omens and purify yourself with the light of the bonfires.

Location:

Almendralejo, Badajoz

Los Negritos de San Blas
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Los Negritos de San Blas

Event

With cork-painted faces, the "Negritos" dance to the rhythm of the small drum and castanets in honour of San Blas.

Location:

Montehermoso, Cáceres

Campo Arañuelo Carnival "Carnavalmoral"
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Campo Arañuelo Carnival "Carnavalmoral"

Event

The streets of Navalmoral de la Mata come alive with joy and colour every year to celebrate the Don Carnal fiestas.

Location:

Navalmoral de la Mata, Cáceres

Badajoz Carnival
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Badajoz Carnival

Event

Joy, colour and music take over the streets and the people of Badajoz from carnival Friday to Shrove Tuesday.

Location:

Badajoz, Badajoz

Las Hurdes Carnival
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Las Hurdes Carnival

Event

It is held every year in a different hamlet where we find typical Las Hurdes dishes, legends and characters.

Location:

C/ Río s/n Nuñomoral, Cáceres

Peropalo
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Peropalo

Event

Every year the people of Villanueva de la Vera bring the "Peropalo" to justice at carnival time.

Location:

Villanueva de la Vera, Cáceres

Carnaval de Ánimas de Villar del Pedroso
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Carnaval de Ánimas de Villar del Pedroso

Event

Devoción religiosa y celebración militar se unen en el carnaval de Villar del Pedroso, uno de los más peculiares de Extremadura, declarado Fiesta de Interés Turístico Regional.

Location:

Villar del Pedroso, Cáceres