Festivities in Extremadura

Tourist Interest Festivities in Extremadura

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  3. Regional Festivities
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

Easter Week in Trujillo
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Easter Week in Trujillo

Event

Thanks to its long history (almost 500 years) and its originality, with beautiful images that are taken in procession through the historic quarter, Easter week in Trujillo has earned the Festivity of Tourist Interest in Extremadura designation.

Location:

Trujillo, Cáceres

Holy Week in Jerez de los Caballeros
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Holy Week in Jerez de los Caballeros

Event

The popular devotion that characterises a Week of Passion declared a Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Location:

Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz

Holy Week in Caceres
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Holy Week in Caceres

Event

Its aesthetic appeal and the Black Christ crucifix in procession are just some of the main attractions of Holy Week in Caceres.

Location:

Cáceres, Cáceres

Holy Week in Mérida
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Holy Week in Mérida

Event

The via crucis in the Roman Amphitheatre in the early morning of Holy Saturday is without a doubt one of the most overwhelming of Holy Week in Spain.

Location:

Mérida, Badajoz

Holy Week in Plasencia
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Holy Week in Plasencia

Event

During Holy Week Plasencia holds one of the most important exhibitions of religious imagery in Extremadura.

Location:

Plasencia , Cáceres

Holy Week in Badajoz
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Holy Week in Badajoz

Event

A Festivity of National Tourist Interest that adorns the streets of Badajoz with some of the most beautiful samples of Christian imagery in existence.

Location:

Badajoz, Badajoz

Zafra Holy Week
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Zafra Holy Week

Event

The beautiful monuments of the city are the backdrop to the processions organized by the 8 hermandades (brotherhoods) to hold their processions.

Location:

Zafra, Badajoz

The Living Passion
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The Living Passion

Event

The people of Oliva de la Frontera all become actors as they act out Christ's Passion every Holy Week.

Location:

Oliva de la Frontera, Badajoz