The small and big festivals held in the province of Pontevedra have perfectly preserved the most deep-rooted traditions of this region. There, you can attend different historical re-enactments and taste the traditional dishes of this land.
Historical, epical, artistic and gastronomic… These great popular celebrations are part of the identity of this land. Fifty of them are declared of Tourist Interest, and five of them bear the international distinction. Every year, tens of thousands of people come to enjoy these ancestral celebrations.
The Romaría Vikinga (a commemoration of the arrival of the Vikings in the town); the Arribada (a recreation of the arrival of the caravel La Pinta at Baiona); the flower carpets of the Corpus Christi, in Ponteareas; the Rapa das Bestas, in Sabucedo (an event where the manes of the wild horses are cut); and the Festa do Albariño (Albariño white wine festival) are must-visit celebrations in the province of Pontevedra. Nevertheless, there are many more, bearing honorary distinctions at different levels. Good food, traditions, history and lots of fun are guaranteed in these massive events.
Get ready to party!!