FEBRUARY: Santa Agueda & Medieval Market
CATRAL; from the 1st till the 5 of February, the town of Catral celebrate their annual Saint Agueda holiday, known as "Santa Agueda". Throughout the weekend you can find the festive market with traditional food and drink, fun for all the family! On the morning of the 5th they parade the streets up to the famous hermitage of the village carrying the Saint Agueda, it traditional to wear the regional uniform.
ORIHUELA; on the weekend of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of February you will find in the heart of the town of Orihuela their famous traditional Medieval Market. The narrow streets are decorated and you will find everyone dressed for the occasion, giving a sensation of living in the medieval days. Each passage is filled with wonderful market stools where you can find traditional medieval treats, also offering hot drinks and delicious food to keep you warm. Don´t miss the animals - stools showing different bird and breeds of eagles, you will also see horses, donkeys and camels! Definitely one of our recommendations!