Festas do Monte A Guarda
GaliciaMon Aug 8th 2016 to Mon Aug 15th 2016
Galicia, A GuardaGalicia https://www.myguidegalicia.com/events/festas-do-monte-a-guarda VISIT WEBSITE
Festas do Monte is held in A Guarda every August and is now recognised as being of Galician-wide significance.There are a range of sporting,cultural and childrens activities throughout the week. It's famous for its wild celebrations comprising of numerous traditional/folk/sailor's bands playing in groups wearing different colours and marching through the town. The festival finishes on the sunday with bands rising to the summit of the ancient celtic settlement of Santa Tecla. The highlight for many people being the red wine festival on the mountain top so wearing a red/white T-Shirt is essential. There are also numerous stalls and the festival ends with a music concert and spectacular firework show.