There is a very strong sense of community and family among the inhabitants of Trujillo. The local people proudly celebrate religion, history and gastronomy following the traditions of their forebears. The local Spanish festivals are utterly charming and tourists are welcomed to take part in the celebrations. Major events and fiestas in Trujillo include:
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Spain is well-known for its annual festivals, and Semana Santa has built a reputation as being one of the best the country has to offer. The celebrations last all week and lead up to Easter Sunday. Sem [...]
'Bienvenido' to The National Spanish Cheese Festival in Trujillo
This year, "La Feria del Queso", as it's known loc [...]
Each July, the medieval Spanish city of Trujillo transforms itself into a venue for accomplished musicians to perform a varied programme of classical music pieces.
In 2015 the concerts [...]
The Assumption of the Virgin Mary on 15th August is important to many Catholic and Orthodox Christians as the Virgin Mary's heavenly birthday (the day that Mary was received into Heaven).
Open air plays, drama, dancing ,music are staged in the castle available for public viewing.
Return to Fiestas & Festivals
Huge giants on stilts parade through the main square complete with papier mache masks, throwing sweets into the street for children.
The La Salve Fiesta, also known as Trujillo Liberation Day traditionally takes place at the beginning of September. La Salve Fiesta will take place on Saturday 2nd [...]
Locals dress up in co-ordinating t-shirts and descend to the local bullring. A display of bravery ensues, with several bulls let loose to chase anyone up for a dare. Harmless fun.