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Events in Extremadura

Elvas - Badajoz half marathon
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Elvas - Badajoz half marathon

Event

Few races in the world can boast starting in one country and finishing in another. The Elvas - Badajoz half marathon is one of them. Dating back over 30 years, this race is a classic in track and field tradition in Extremadura.

Location:

Plaza de España, 1 Badajoz, Badajoz

Valle del Esperabán Route
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Valle del Esperabán Route

Event

This walk takes place every year and aims to promote eco-tourism in the district of Las Hurdes, in Cáceres.

Location:

Varias localidades, Cáceres

Cáceres Medieval Market of the 3 Cultures
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Cáceres Medieval Market of the 3 Cultures

Event

Take a trip back to the medieval period in Cáceres old quarter with activities and entertainment for all ages.

Location:

Cáceres, Cáceres

Festival de cine inédito (Festival of New Films)
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Festival de cine inédito (Festival of New Films)

Event

The city of Mérida holds this film festival every year.

Location:

Mérida, Badajoz

Horteralia Festival
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Horteralia Festival

Event

Horteralia (hortera meaning “tacky”) is the first festival that claims another way of being and dressing, without complexes, out of fashion. The most entertaining festival in the world.

Location:

Cáceres, Cáceres

Festival of the Cranes
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Festival of the Cranes

Event

This festival will give you a chance to learn about the behaviour of these birds wintering in Extremadura.

Location:

Navalvillar de Pela, Badajoz

Ambroz forests walk
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Ambroz forests walk

Event

An annual event that takes you round all the natural corners in the district of Ambroz Valley, in the province of Cáceres.

Location:

Varias localidades, Cáceres

The Encamisá of Torrejoncillo
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The Encamisá of Torrejoncillo

Event

Every 7 December, the Torrejoncillo horsemen dress in white to accompany the standard of the Immaculate Conception

Location:

Torrejoncillo, Cáceres

Los Escobazos, Jarandilla
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Los Escobazos, Jarandilla

Event

In Jarandilla de la Vera, tradition dictates that people celebrate the Immaculate Conception by hitting each other with brooms on fire.

Location:

Jarandilla de la Vera, Cáceres

Winter Solstice Festival
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Winter Solstice Festival

Event

For a few days this prehistoric burial site in Almendralejo recovers its original purpose and welcomes winter with activities.

Location:

Vereda Corona, s/n ( Polígono Industrial Tierra de Barros) Almendralejo, Badajoz