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Traginers Festival in Balsareny

Traginers Festival in Balsareny

From 1st February to 4th February
Balsareny (Barcelona)
Tradition
On the Sunday before carnival, the Fiesta de los Traginers is held, a tribute to the honourable work of the muleteer. A parade of horses and carriages takes place in the streets of Balsareny in a lively musical atmosphere.

Day of the Light

From 17th April to 17th April
Arroyo de la Luz (Cáceres)
Religious
Arroyo de la Luz celebrates the Day of the Light every Easter Monday in honor of the Patron Saint. Enjoy the excitement of horse racing, music, and traditional food at the town's most important festivity. Declared a Regional Tourist Interest Festival since 1997.
Fiestas of the Holy and Vera Cruz in Caravaca de la Cruz

Fiestas of the Holy and Vera Cruz in Caravaca de la Cruz

From 1st May to 5th May
Caravaca de la Cruz (Murcia)
Tradition
Experience the excitement of one of the oldest festivals in Spain, the spectacular race of the Wine Horses, the procession of the Vera Cruz, and the battle of Moors and Christians. Don't miss it!
Jerez Horse Fair

Jerez Horse Fair

From 6th May to 13th May
Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz)
Tradition
Discover the magic of the Horse Fair, one of the most important fairs in Spain, where you can enjoy equestrian shows such as the Horse and Carriage Parade, booths, and attractions for the whole family. An unforgettable and unique experience!
Caballada of Atenzia

Caballada of Atenzia

31st May
Atienza (Guadalajara)
Historical
The Caballada of Atienza, is an ancient tradition that takes place in Atienza where every year, on the last Sunday of Pentecost, a pilgrimage is made to the chapel of 'La Señora de La Estrella'.

Yeguas Round-up in Almonte

26th June
Almonte (Huelva)
Tradition
Come to Almonte and experience this centuries-old tradition, enjoy the beauty of horses and mares in their natural habitat, in the Doñana marshes. A unique livestock event that you shouldn't miss.
Rapa Das Bestas

Rapa Das Bestas

From 1st July to 4th July
Estrada, A (Pontevedra)
Tradition
We invite you to discover an ancestral tradition in Sabucedo (Pontevedra) called Rapa Das Bestas, which consists of cutting the manes of wild horses and is celebrated from 1 to 4 July 2022.
Sanlúcar de Barrameda Horse Races

Sanlúcar de Barrameda Horse Races

From 9th August to 11th August
Sanlúcar de Barrameda (Cádiz)
Tradition
The Sanlúcar Horse Races take place on the beach during the month of August and is one of the oldest equestrian races in Europe. A unique event.
Entrance of bulls and horses of Segorbe

Entrance of bulls and horses of Segorbe

From 5th September to 11th September
Segorbe (Castellón)
Bullfighting
The Entrada de Toros y Caballos de Segorbe is a spectacle that attracts thousands of spectators, who come to see how several riders skillfully guide a herd of bulls, without the presence of protective structures.

Fuengirola Fair

From 6th October to 12th October
Fuengirola (Málaga)
Fair
Patron Saint Festivities, in honour of the Virgen del Rosario. Its fairground attracts many visitors from the Costa del Sol. Its festive activities include horse-drawn carriage exhibitions, musical performances, fireworks, a day dedicated to the little ones with activities for them...

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The pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Viñas in Tomelloso

From 13th April to 21st April
Tomelloso (Ciudad Real)
The pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Viñas in Tomelloso
Discover the spectacular green carriages, a mix of tradition and modernity. Days of togetherness and brotherhood around the Virgin of the Vine, with good food, traditional games, skill competitions, and folk performances.

Day of the Light

From 17th April to 17th April
Arroyo de la Luz (Cáceres)
Arroyo de la Luz celebrates the Day of the Light every Easter Monday in honor of the Patron Saint. Enjoy the excitement of horse racing, music, and traditional food at the town's most important festivity. Declared a Regional Tourist Interest Festival since 1997.

Water Monday in Salamanca

17th April
Salamanca (Salamanca)
Come to Salamanca and celebrate the Lunes de Aguas! Enjoy a day in the countryside with friends and family while tasting the delicious hornazo, a typical dish of the festivity. Discover the history behind this tradition that dates back to the 16th century. Don't miss it!

Medieval Week in Montblanc

From 19th April to 28th April
Montblanc (Tarragona)
Medieval Week in Montblanc
Immerse yourself in the medieval era in the beautiful city of Montblanc. Enjoy exciting knight shows and medieval dances, taste delicious delicacies at the craft market, and marvel at the historical monuments.

Pilgrimage of the Holy Face

20th April
Alicante/Alacant (Alicante)
Discover the pilgrimage of the Holy Face in Alicante, a centuries-old tradition full of emotion and devotion. Experience this unique event and discover the history and culture of the city at the same time.

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Pamplona/Iruña (Navarra)
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