Festivities in Extremadura

Tourist Interest Festivities in Extremadura

  1. Attractions
  2. Regional Festivities
  3. Regional Festivities
San Isidro Pilgrimage in Valencia de Alcántara
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San Isidro Pilgrimage in Valencia de Alcántara

Event

On 15 May, Valencia de Alcántara puts on its best face to celebrate the patron saint of farmers on the feast of San Isidro.

Location:

Valencia de Alcantara, Cáceres

The Literary Route on Romanticism
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The Literary Route on Romanticism

Event

With reenactments, street performances, poetry, theatre and gastronomy activities, Almendralejo pays tribute to two great Romantic literature authors who were born in the town.

Location:

Plaza de la Iglesia, 16 Almendralejo, Badajoz

De la Luna al Fuego in Zafra
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De la Luna al Fuego in Zafra

Event

A history event that recreates the splendour of Zafra during the times of the Dukes of Feria, in the Spanish Golden Age.

Location:

Zafra , Badajoz

Octava del Corpus
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Octava del Corpus

Event

This fiesta of tourist interest has its origin in a legend that envelops a celebration, in which the entire Badajoz town of Peñalsordo takes part, with symbolism.

Location:

Peñalsordo, Badajoz

Corpus Christi
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Corpus Christi

Event

Corpus Christi, one of the most solemn dates in the San Vicente de Alcántara calendar, has been declared a Festivity of Tourist Interest in Extremadura.

Location:

San Vicente de Alcántara, Badajoz

The Bulls of San Juan
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The Bulls of San Juan

Event

The week of the 24 June the ancient city of Coria in Caceres hosts the "Sanjuanes", a bull run festivity.

Location:

Coria, Cáceres

Jerez de los Caballeros Templar Festival
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Jerez de los Caballeros Templar Festival

Event

Parades, plays, concerts, guided tours, gastronomy and children's workshops recreate the medieval past of the 'City of the Towers'.

Location:

Conventual San Agustín ( Plaza San Agustín, nº1 ) Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz

Sierra International Festival
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Sierra International Festival

Event

Folklore festival considered to be one of the best of its kind in Spain, it is dedicated to traditional music and dance.

Location:

Fregenal de la Sierra, Badajoz

The Royal Weeding, Spanish-Portuguese history
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The Royal Weeding, Spanish-Portuguese history

Event

Valencia de Alcántara reenacts the royal wedding between the Infanta Isabella, daughter of the Catholic Monarchs, and the king of Portugal, Dom Manuel.

Location:

Valencia de Alcántara, Cáceres

Martes Mayor of Plasencia
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Martes Mayor of Plasencia

Event

On the first Tuesday in August, the main square fills up with stalls selling local products, keeping alive a medieval tradition.

Location:

Plasencia , Cáceres