Medieval La AlvaradaCañete (Cuenca)GPS: 40.042701721191406, -1.6481399536132812
Don Álvaro de Luna is not only a fundamental personage for Spanish history but also the most distinguished son of Cañete village. In his honor La Alvarada is held, a festivity which not only focus on the 14thcentury, the time when Don Álvaro lived, but that also makes a whole cultural, historical and festive re-enactment in the municipality. A thorough event programme is held during nine days, with proposals as significant as the Medieval Tapa Fair, exhibitions about local and regional history, UNED Days, recreated medieval campsites and markets, the medieval tournament, the battles at the foot of the wall … Every year, the spirit of Don Álvaro, warrior, politician and lettered man, true exponent of his century, reigns again in his natal village.
Festivity of Regional Tourist Interest
DATE OF CELEBRATION:
Last week in July and first days in August, movable date.
You can check the complete programme for La Alvarada at www.alvarada.com and the tickets for the shows can be obtained at the Cañete Tourist Office and at the town hall.