Fiestas & Festivals

Fiestas & Festivals

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:

The National Spanish Cheese Festival

  • From Saturday, 28th April 2018
  • To Tuesday, 01st May 2018

'Bienvenido' to The National Spanish Cheese Festival in Trujillo

This year, "La Feria del Queso", as it's known locally, is in its 31st year and the festival will take place in Trujillo f [...]

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Local Celebrations The Assumption of the Virgin Mary

  • From Friday, 10th August 2018
  • To Friday, 17th August 2018
  • These are provisional dates

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).

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Castle Plays

  • From Saturday, 25th August 2018
  • To Saturday, 01st September 2018
  • These are provisional dates

Open air plays, drama, dancing ,music are staged in the castle available for public viewing.

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Cabezudos 2 September

  • From Saturday, 01st September 2018
  • To Saturday, 01st September 2018

Huge giants on stilts parade through the main square complete with papier mache masks, throwing sweets into the street for children.

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Trujillo Liberation Day

  • From Saturday, 01st September 2018
  • To Saturday, 01st September 2018

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 [...]

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Local Bullfights

  • From Monday, 03rd September 2018
  • To Thursday, 06th September 2018

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.

 

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Extremadura Bird Watching Fair at Monfrague

  • From Saturday, 23rd February 2019
  • To Monday, 25th February 2019

Located just 30 minutes drive from our wonderful villas, Monfrague is a mecca for ornithologists and bird specialists from around Europe and beyond. Don’t miss The Extremadura Bird Wa [...]

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Trujillo International Beer Festival

  • From Sunday, 17th March 2019
  • To Monday, 18th March 2019
  • These are provisional dates

Visit Trujillo this month and enjoy the area’s International Beer Festival known as La Cervezada.
The city of Trujillo welcomes all visitors to gather together and enjoy the International Beer Festiv [...]

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Easter Week - Semana Santa

  • From Thursday, 28th March 2019
  • To Tuesday, 02nd April 2019

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 [...]

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