Festivities in Extremadura

Tourist Interest Festivities in Extremadura

  1. Attractions
  2. Regional Festivities
  3. Regional Festivities
Magic Autumn in Ambroz Valley
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Magic Autumn in Ambroz Valley

Event

Ambroz Valley celebrates the autumn with a programme of activities, which are designed to help you get to know this unique place.

Location:

Mancomunidad Valle del Ambroz, 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

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

San Antón Race in Navalvillar
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San Antón Race in Navalvillar

Event

For Saint Anthony's day, Navalvillar de Pela deck out their horses to commemorate how the Moors were scared away.

Location:

Navalvillar de Pela, Badajoz

Jarramplas, Piornal thief
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Jarramplas, Piornal thief

Event

This representative of the cultural heritage of Piornal is met by a hail of turnips every year during the festival of San Sebastián.

Location:

Piornal, Cáceres

Las Carantoñas of Acehuche
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Las Carantoñas of Acehuche

Event

Grotesque masks, "tiraores" (shooters), "regaoras" (sprinklers), a drummer and "vaca tora" are the main characters of this festival

Location:

Acehúche, Cáceres

The Candelas
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The Candelas

Event

Take part in this fiesta and shake off all those bad omens and purify yourself with the light of the bonfires.

Location:

Almendralejo, Badajoz

Los Negritos de San Blas
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Los Negritos de San Blas

Event

With cork-painted faces, the "Negritos" dance to the rhythm of the small drum and castanets in honour of San Blas.

Location:

Montehermoso, Cáceres

The Emperor Charles V Route
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The Emperor Charles V Route

Event

Immerse yourself in a route laden with history and tradition by experiencing first hand what the Emperor lived through.

Location:

Mancomunidad de La Vera, Cáceres

Badajoz Carnival
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Badajoz Carnival

Event

Joy, colour and music take over the streets and the people of Badajoz from carnival Friday to Shrove Tuesday.

Location:

Badajoz, Badajoz