Festivities in Extremadura

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

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

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

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

Las Diablas in Valverde de Leganés
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Las Diablas in Valverde de Leganés

Event

This town in Badajoz organizes a programme of magic and terror activities, routes, concerts and theatre performances during this mid-August festival.

Location:

Plaza Constitución, 2 Valverde de Leganés, Badajoz

Alburquerque Medieval Festival
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Alburquerque Medieval Festival

Event

Experience Medieval times in Luna castle through the love story between Doña Inés de Castro and Don Pedro Cruz.

Location:

Alburquerque, Badajoz