Festivities in Extremadura

Tourist Interest Festivities in Extremadura

  1. Attractions
  2. Regional Festivities
  3. Regional Festivities
La Velá de Don Benito
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La Velá de Don Benito

Event

On the occasion of the festivity in honour of La Virgen de las Cruces (Our Lady of the Crosses), Las Vegas Altas del Guadiana organizes various cultural and gastronomic events.

Location:

Calle Villanueva, 1 Don Benito, Badajoz

Columbus Festival in Guadaupe
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Columbus Festival in Guadaupe

Event

Every 12 October, the date on which the Virgin of Guadalupe was crowned the Queen of Columbus Day is remembered.

Location:

Guadalupe, Cáceres

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