Category Archives: August

Folkloric Descent of the Nalón, Pola de Laviana 2017

The Folkloric Descent of the Nalón is a fun and festive sailing event that takes place along the Nalón river in the county of Laviana, in the region of Asturias. Original boats are built by the participants, who have to sail the boat along a river which has very little flow.

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Medieval Tournament, Belmonte -Cuenca-

The International Medieval Battle is celebrated at the foot of the 15th century castle of Belmonte.

This tournament has its origins in The Battle of the Nations, first held in 2009, in Kharkiv, Ukraine. In 2014, the Medieval battle world Championship took place in this village of the province of Cuenca. Since then, an International Tournament is celebrated here.

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The ‘Cipotegato, Tarazona -Zaragoza-

The ‘Cipotegato’ is the popular name of the main character of the Tarazona Festivities celebrated in honour of its patron Saint Atilano, who, dressed in a harlequin´s disguise, faces an excited multitude, who cheer him and throw tomatoes at him. It was declared Festival of National Tourist Interest in 2009. Continue reading The ‘Cipotegato, Tarazona -Zaragoza-

“Festa Major de Sitges”, Sitges -Barcelona-

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).

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