Alcala de Xivert-Alcossebre Festival of Saint Anthony Abbott
Alcala de Xivert-Alcossebre Festival of Saint Anthony Abott-Sant Antoni Abat
Festival Date: 17/01/2015
This is a traditional festival that is on in many places in the Valencian Community and Catalonia. In Alcala de Xivert-Alcossebre this is held on the weekend that falls closest to the saint’s day of the 17th January. The procession includes the horses and other animals who have been blessed. Visitors can see the colourful traditions of horses dragging trees, processions of animals while women read satirical pieces on current affairs and the traditional bonfire.
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Alcala de Xivert-Alcossebre Tourism
Phone: 964 412 205
In Alcala de Xivert – you can’t miss the little tourist kiosk in front of the striking church – although it is open seasonally
Plaza Vistalegre, s/n
12579 Alcalà de Xivert – Alcossebre
(Town Hall) Ajuntament Alcala de Xivert Alcossebre
Carrer Purisima, 23
Alcalà de Xivert – Alcossebre 12570