Franca Medieval Fair

Franca Medieval Fair

Franca Medieval Fair (Betanzos)

Festive event that takes place in the old town of Betanzos. Recreating for 3 days a medieval market.
It is held annually the second weekend of July. Since the time of Enrique IV, Betanzos was authorized to hold an annual fair of 30 days, free of taxes and tributes. This fair was held until the end of the 18th century, constituting a commercial event of great importance. Back then Kingdom of Galicia.

More info in Official Web Feria Franca Medieval

San Roque (Melide)

San Roque (Melide)

San Roque (Melide)

Appointment in this town where the French Way runs. It is celebrated every August in the week of the San Roque festival between August 15 and 21.

Mellid is a Spanish municipality in the province of La Coruña. It belongs to the Tierra de Melide region.

Official Web Festas de San Roque (Melide)

Melindre Party (Melide)

Melindre Party (Melide)

Melindre Party (Melide)

It is the most important gastronomic event in the region and has a great projection throughout Galicia, since since 2013 it was declared of “Galician Tourist Interest”.

It is celebrated annually the second weekend of May in order to exalt and value this delicious traditional sweet.

It consists of three desserts:

Melindres

Small donuts that are given shine and color with a sugar bath are the most recognized sweets in Melide’s pastries.

Almendrados

Made with ground almonds, egg whites, sugar and wafers for the base, which give them its unmistakable appearance.

Ricos

Characteristic for their elongated shape and for their external hardness, the Ricos are unique sweets, which are only made in the land of Melide.

More info Official Website Festa do Melindre

Seafood Party (O Grove)

Seafood Party (O Grove)

Seafood Party (O Grove)

Party with roots and tradition. It has been held since 1963 and in the 80s it was declared a “Festival of tourist interest”. It is celebrated in the first fortnight of October and its duration is one week.

El Grove is a municipality and a peninsula located in the western part of the Salnés region, at the entrance to the Arosa estuary, in north-western Spain. Its gentilicio is “grovense”, although its inhabitants are popularly better known as “Mecos”.

Official Website Festo do Marisco (O Grove)

O Grove Tourist Office

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