From 11 to 13 July

 

9TH EDITION OF THE FIESTAS CALATRAVAS

11 July:

Opening street processions of the 9th edition of the Fiestas Calatravas, which start at Fuensanta Park and move through the streets of the municipality.

  • Time: 21:00

- Path of Sensationsin the surrounding area of the Church of Santa María.

  • Time: 21:00

-“God’s Judgement” Play. King Fernando III and King Muhammad I meet in Al-Qabdaq. Performed by the theatre group of Alcaudete and the Antebellum historical re-enactment group. Square of the Visitor Centre.

  • Time: 23:00

12 July:

Street Processions of the Moors and Christians of Alcoy, starting from Fuensanta Park. Parade of “Ranks” as part of the the Fiestas of the Moors and Christians of Alcoy, declared to be of tourist interest at an international level.

  • Time: 21:30

11, 12 and 13 July:

-Guided tours of the Castle and Visitor Centre focusing on the Military Order of Calatrava. The tour begins at the Visitor Centre.

  • Time: 12:15
  • Price: €4 (25% discount for retired people, pensioners and disabled people. Free for under-12s)

- Calatravan market and fun activities in the surrounding area of the Church of Santa María and of the Castle.

  • Time: From 21:00

- Calatravan taverns in the surrounding area of the Church of Santa María and of the Castle.

  • Opening hours: from 21:00

- Historical re-enactment camp. An activity where you will be able to see for yourself how people lived in the Middle Ages. It will take place in the surrounding area of the Church of Santa María and of the Castle.

  • Opening hours: from 21:00.

- Exhibition of birds of preyin the Calatravan market area.

  • Opening hours: from 21:00.

- Calatravan dinnerin the stables of the Castle, where diners, having dressed in period clothing for the occasion, will taste delicious dishes and will enjoy fun activities which will draw laughter, to the sound of medieval melodies.

  • Time: 21:30
  • Price: Adults €35. Children (under 12s) €20.
  • Capacity: 35 people.

- Night-time theatrical tours of the Castle. The former residents of the fortress will come to life, tell their stories and interact with its new arrivals who wander around the site. The tour starts right at the castle gate.

  • Times: On 11 and 12 July, from 22:30 to 01:00. On 13 July, from 22:30 to 00:00.
  • Price: €5 Under 12s can go on the tour for free if they are accompanied by an adult.
  • Capacity: Unlimited.