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Events in Extremadura

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

Cáceres Half Marathon
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Cáceres Half Marathon

Event

The city of Cáceres holds its half marathon in April, in which athletes from all over Extremadura, Spain and the world get together.

Location:

Cáceres, Cáceres

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

Event

El traslado de la Virgen desde el santuario de la Montaña hasta la concatedral de Santa María, celebración declarada Fiesta de Interés Turístico Regional, es uno de los momentos más relevantes del calendario religioso de Cáceres.

Location:

Carretera de la Montaña, s/n Cáceres, Cáceres

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

Trujillo National Cheese Festival
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Trujillo National Cheese Festival

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Around 300 types of cheese - from Extremadura, Spain and abroad - are presented every year in this magical city.

Location:

Trujillo, 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