2018 Christmas in Almuñécar & La Herradura (Los Reyes Too!)

The holiday season is upon us and there is so much going on!  It is magical to experience Christmas in Almuñécar & La Herradura, but it is tough to find out the when and the where for many things.  We’ve decided to share what we know here for you and as we learn more, we will just keep adding to this same post.  Many places don’t publicize until a few days prior to the event.  We aren’t sure why, but as soon as we find out more, we will continue to add to this post.

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We have compiled a list of things to do for Christmas in Almuñécar & La Herradura 2018 . Including events for January and Los Tres Reyes (The 3 Kings). 2018 holiday season Almuñécar & La Herradura. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Almuñécar Sunday Market – Rastro de Almuñecar Domingo

If you like to find a good bargain, then the Almuñécar Sunday Market or Rastro Almuñecar Domingo is the place to be!  Every Sunday you can socialize, browse and purchase the most unusual things.  This is a flea market dedicated to antiques and second-hand items!  Located in the fairgrounds near the Blas Infante Arches, it has now grown to take up the entire lot on both sides.  This market is frequented by so many people now, it is just as popular as the Friday Market.

Good bargains at the Almuñécar Sunday Market or Rastro Almuñecar Domingo! This flea market is dedicated to antiques & second-hand items. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

 

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Fiestas de La Carrera Almuñécar – Immaculate Conception (Dec 8)

Food, drinks, activities, procession, and fireworks are what you will get when you celebrate the Fiestas de La Carrera Almuñécar!  This usually includes 2-3 days of activities in the neighborhood of La Carrera, near the old town Church.

Fiestas de La Carrera Almuñécar - Immaculate Conception (Dec 8) Food, drinks, activities, procession, & fireworks! Celebrating the Fiestas de La Carrera Almuñécar!  The immaculate conception of the Virgin Mary. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

 

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Fiestas de Torrecuevas (Fiestas de la Chirimoya) Almuñécar

The barrio of  Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgen Madre.  The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas, usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking.  The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar.

The barrio of  Torrecuevas Almuñécar hosts the Fiestas de la Chirimoya to celebrate the harvest of the chirimoya (a custard apple), in honor of the Virgin Madre.  The Chirimoya Festival of barrio Torrecuevas, usually includes 4 days of celebration, activities, music, dancing, eating and drinking.  The Fiestas de la Chirimoya usually takes place around the 12th of October, which is also Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Heritage Day) and Fiestas de Pilar. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Fiestas de San Miguel In Barrio del Castillo Almuñécar (29 Sept)

At the end of September we are always in for a treat with the Fiestas de San Miguel, in the barrio del Castillo Almuñécar!  Up high on the hill in old town, near the castle, the streets come alive for 3 days and nights.

At the end of September we are always in for a treat with the Fiestas de San Miguel, in the barrio del Castillo Almuñécar!  Up high on the hill in old town, near the castle, the streets come alive for 3 days and nights. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Things To Do In Motril Spain! The Big City Of Costa Tropical

Escape to a slightly bigger city and experience a day trip from Almuñécar with many things to do in Motril.  Motril is the second largest city in the Granada Province, with a population of more than 60,000.  Yes, this isn’t a big city by most standards, but it is the biggest on the Costa Tropical.  Many of us know it as the place to take care of our paperwork as foreigners, but there is so much more to the city.  We want to share with you some of the things to do in Motril you can do as a day trip or combine with your trip to the Foreigner’s office.

Looking for things to do in Motril? As the central hub of Costa Tropical, we share with you some of the things to do in Motril, a day trip from Almuñécar.. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

 

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A Hidden Gem In The Old Streets Of Almuñécar – Municipal Pottery Center

Meander the pedestrian streets of barrio San Miguel and you are in for a treat, when you find the Municipal Pottery Center (Centro de Alfarería Municipal).  It’s a step back in time to the day of the Nasrid and Sexitanos, right in the heart of Almuñécar.  Located just around from the castle is a revived piece of history.  The Cerámica Alcaller is hidden in the old town walls above Majuelo Park and the perfect place to see authentic and traditional ceramics in Spain.

Almuñécar 's municipal pottery center. Meander the streets of barrio San Miguel and you are in for a treat.  A step back in time to the day of the Nasrid and Sexitanos.  Just around from the castle, along the old town walls is a revived piece of history.  It's the Cerámica Alcaller hidden in the old town streets of Almuñécar and the perfect place to see authentic and traditional ceramics in Spain.  The town hall has has this labeled as the Centro de Alfarería Municipal or the Municipal Pottery Center. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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Shopping in Motril Spain (Alcampo, Aki, Sprinter, Kiabi, Decathlon & More)

If you are looking for a shopping fix in the bigger stores, shopping in Motril may be just what you need.  Of course you could also go hit the bigger malls in Vélez-Málaga, the Nevada shopping mall in Granada or Larios shopping mall in Málaga.  If you are looking for something a bit closer to Almuñécar then Motril should do the trick.

Shopping Motril Spain, the commercial center of Costa Tropical. Shopping in Motril for a day out in Costa Tropical Spain! With a hypermarket, hardware stores, sporting goods & more, just a bit more than Almuñécar. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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3 Day Itinerary Through The Granada Hills – Almuñécar Short Break

Almuñécar is a wonderful place to live and to visit, but don’t be afraid to go a little off of the beaten track and explore the nearby mountains, countryside and the Granada hills.  Within just an hour of Almuñécar there is so much to do and see.  We have decided to create a 3-day itinerary to help you to get out and explore!  Each stop on the route can also be done as a day trip from Almuñécar, but why not take your time and soak it all in?  Of course this will be flexible for you to add or remove days, so it is just a guide for you to follow and customize as you like.

A 3 day itinerary to help you to get out and explore the Granada hills and countryside in the southwest side of the province, inlcuding Alhama de Granada, Los Bermejales Lake and more! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Almuñécar Feria & Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua (August)

The second week of August means it’s time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua.  Time for celebrations in honor of the town’s patron saint,  Virgen de la Antigua.  It’s nearly a week full of food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and a procession.  It all ends on August 15th with the biggest night in Almuñécar ‘s list of annual festivals and the most spectacular fireworks display around!

The second week of August means it's time for the Almuñécar Feria and Fiestas Virgen de la Antigua.  Time for celebrations in honor of the town's patron saint,  Virgen de la Antigua.  It's nearly a week full of food, drinks, music, carnival rides, and a procession.  It all ends on August 15th with the biggest night in Almuñécar 's list of annual festivals and the most spectacular fireworks display around! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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