In addition to being a very touristic place and one of the top gay destinations in Europe, Sitges is rich in festivals and celebrations. ‘Festa Major de Sitges‘ is declared as National Tourist Interest. It is celebrated in August in honour of its patron ‘Sant Bartomeu’, and the main event days are the 23rd and 24th (patron´s day).
During the week of August 15th San Sebastián holds its Big Week, on which a broad range of events take place.
It is during the summer months when every town and village in Menorca celebrates their ‘fiesta’ popularly known as “Jaleo” (fuss), in which the stars are horses, mainly purebred Minorcan horses, which are of black coat, noble and energetic. Continue reading The ‘Jaleo’, Island of Minorca
A post about “A Rapa Das Bestas” was written last year, so this time I am just posting a new video, hoping you get a better idea of the meaning of this traditional festival.