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BUSINESSMEN OF THE GASTRONOMIC SECTOR OF THE VALLEY OF THE GUADALHORCE VISIT THE RIOJA

Dec 14, 2011 Sin Comentarios por santi

Businessmen of the gastronomic sector of the Valley of the Guadalhorce have visited La Rioja to know first hand experiences put in it goes there related to the gastronomy and the tourism. This visit is one of the activities that is carried out inside the project ” Promotion of the Qualit employment in the Gastronomic [...]

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Stews and Vegetables, stars of the gastronomic promotion “Savor Guadalhorce”

Dec 13, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Fifteen restaurants participated in the Gastronomic weeks that were held from October 14th to November 1st in the seven towns of the  Guadalhorce Valley (Alhaurin el Grande, Almogía, Alora, Cártama, Coin, Pizarra and Valle Abdalajís). In this series, the focus was on the so called “spoon dishes” and fresh products from the orchards of the [...]

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Creation of the network Guadalhorce Tourism Information Points, with the participation of a dozen establishments

Dec 13, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

The tourist information points will complement the service already offered by the tourist offices, by taking the information to where the visitor is. The following establishments are currently assigned to the network Guadalhorce tourism information: Hotel el Mirador Restaurante Carolina Posada de Almogía Restaurante los Conejitos Complejo Turístico Rocabella Complejo Turístico La Garganta Casa Rural [...]

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Procession of the Virgin of the Flowers

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Procession of the Virgin of the Flowers: On the Sunday following September 8th. The Virgin comes out in procession from the Church of the Incarnation and drawn by oxen, arrives to the chapel, Shrine of Our Lady of Flowers. Mass is held and the party continues with dances and “bars” until dusk. This pilgrimage has [...]

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Alora Fair

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Alora Fair: Late July – early August. During the daytime the fairground is located in the square of Fuente Arriba; clubhouses, associations and bars in town are crammed with public until eight at night. There are performances of DJs and live music. As for the night fair, this is held in another fairground on the [...]

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Festival de Cante Grande

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Flamenco Festival: July. Organized by the Peña Flamenca during the month of July, to promote flamenco singing and the local artists of the area.

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Popular Festivals

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Popular Festivals: from May to July. Verbena- Estación de Cártama (late April). – Verbena- Poco Agua (early May). – Verbena – Bellavista (early May). – Verbena – La Trocha (mid June). – Verbena – San Paulino (late June). – Verbena –district of El Puente (late July).

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Crosses of May

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Crosses of May. First Sunday of May. The Chapel of the Crosses, which dates back to the eighteenth century, is situated on the boundaries of Alora, Almogía and Cártama. On the first Sunday in May it becomes the meeting point for a large number of musical groups concentrating for the Verdiales Festival. There are tastings [...]

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Holy Week

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Easter Processions: March / April. Several processions take place in town during these days, accompanied by music bands leaving behind the eco of their drums through the twists and turns of the narrow streets. Of great interest is the ceremony of “La Despedía” declared a FESTIVAL OF NATIONAL TOURIST INTEREST. On the morning of Good [...]

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Pilgrimage of the Virgin de la Cabeza

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Pilgrimage of the Virgin de la Cabeza. First weekend in April.

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