Festivities in Extremadura

Tourist Interest Festivities in Extremadura

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  3. Regional Festivities
The Empalaos
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The Empalaos

Event

Valverde de la Vera hosts this ancestral ritual which has been declared a Festivity of Tourist Interest in Extremadura.

Location:

Valverde de la Vera, Cáceres

The Chiviri Festival in Trujillo
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The Chiviri Festival in Trujillo

Event

This Festivity of Tourist Interest in Extremadura brings thousands of people together in Mayor de Trujillo square.

Location:

Trujillo, Cáceres

The Mini Race
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The Mini Race

Event

This fiesta is one of the most eagerly awaited events of the year by Villanueva locals, namely, the re-encounter between the Virgin and Her Son. An encounter that brings together thousands of locals and visitors alike.

Location:

Villanueva de la Serena, Badajoz

Day of Light
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Day of Light

Event

Declared to be a Festivity of Tourist in Extremadura, this is an Easter Monday fiesta held in honour of the Virgin of Light.  

Location:

Arroyo de la Luz, Cáceres

Piedraescrita Pilgrimage
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Piedraescrita Pilgrimage

Event

Campanario decks itself out and lives this feast of light and colour in honour of the Virgin of Piedraescrita.

Location:

Campanario, Badajoz

Bajada y Novenario de la Virgen de la Montaña
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Bajada y Novenario de la Virgen de la Montaña

Event

The procession of the Virgin, from the sanctuary of the mountain to Santa María co-cathedral, declared a Festival of Regional Tourist Interest, is one of the biggest dates on the religious calendar in Cáceres.

Location:

Carretera de la Montaña, s/n Cáceres, Cáceres

The Chanfaina in Fuente de Cantos
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The Chanfaina in Fuente de Cantos

Event

Fuente de Cantos welcomes thousands of visitors to taste its delicious lamb traditional dish.

Location:

Fuente de Cantos, Badajoz

The Santa Cruz Festival
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The Santa Cruz Festival

Event

Also known as the May Crosses, this event, declared to be a Festivity of Tourist Interest in Extremadura, is held on 3 May in Feria.

Location:

Feria, Badajoz

The Battle of La Albuera
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The Battle of La Albuera

Event

The performance of this famous battle will stay with you forever, as was the case with Lord Byron, who witnessed it.

Location:

La Albuera, Badajoz

San Isidro Pilgrimage in Fuente de Cantos
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San Isidro Pilgrimage in Fuente de Cantos

Event

Fuente de Cantos recovers its pilgrim spirit on 15 May to celebrate San Isidro Labrador.

Location:

Fuente de Cantos, Badajoz