Romería de la Virgen de las Nieves

Monachil

The main event of this celebration is a night pilgrimage in the Sierra Nevada from Pradollano to Tajos de la Virgen, via Borreguiles. It is the highest pilgrimage in the world and is accompanied by a small image of the [...]

Fiestas en honor a San Antón Abad (Mosqueteros del Santísimo)

Béznar

The procession of the Hermandad de Los Mosqueteros del Santísimo escorts the Blessed Sacrament through the town. This custom dates back to 1566, following the attacked during the uprising of the Moors, when the Christians rescued the Blessed Sacrament that [...]

Fiestas patronales en honor a San Antonio de Padua (Moros y Cristianos)

Vélez de Benaudalla

One of the many festive events in this town is the magnificent re-enactment of the battle between the Moors and Christians. It starts in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento and continues up to the 15th-century tower. Usually two battles take place, [...]

Fiesta de la Parva

Pórtugos

The people of Pórtugos gather to thresh the crops in the old-fashioned way, eat a delicious stew cooked over firewood and celebrate the end of the agricultural year. On this day the work done by local peasants is remembered and [...]

Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos

Quéntar

During the festivities the popular re-enactment of the battle between Moors and Christians takes place. It is one of the most boisterous and fun celebrations in the province. A great deal of gunpowder and many firecrackers are used during the [...]

Romería de las Santas Alodía y Nunilón

Puebla de don Fadrique

The towns of Huéscar and Puebla de Don Fadrique share the patrons St Alodía and St Nunilón. Their feast day culminates in a celebration taking place on the Monday following Pentecost, usually in May. There is a pilgrimage to the [...]

Romería de la Virgen de las Nieves

Trevélez

Every year since 1912, the pilgrimage of the Virgen de las Nieves in Trevélez takes places. The locals climb to the top of the Mulhacen, where a Mass is held at midday on 5th August. Since the creation of the [...]

Romería de las Santas Alodía y Nunilón

Huéscar

The towns of Huéscar and Puebla de don Fadrique share the patrons St Alodía and St Nunilón. Their feast day culminates in a celebration taking place on the Monday following Pentecost, usually in May. There is a pilgrimage to the [...]



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