Istoria Medieval Festival, Ribadavia


Fri Aug 26th 2016 to Sat Aug 27th 2016
Galicia, Ribadavia

Event Details

The Istoria Medieval Festiva, Ribadavia is one of the biggest and most important in the whole of Galicia and is of international importance. There are lots of activities and an authentic medieval market. Ribadavia is an attracive,well preserved historic centre - above which stand the ruins of the castle of the Sarmiento family, famous for its Jewish quarter with its solid houses with arches. The festival recreates the traditional Jewish atmosphere. There is also a Drama Festival and special costumes and playacting,recreating an authentic medieval environment. There is a local currency which is accepted in the streets where craftsmen display their wares and where there are noblemen, guilds, winemakers, puppeteers and bands of peasants, and even executioners... The local bars have a special atmosphere that brings Ribadavia, the capital of the Ribeiro region to life.

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