The International Descent of the River Pisuerga and the Palencian Canoe Festival was initiated in 1965 and is a competition in its category considered second only to the descent of the River Sella. A real spectacle that takes place in natural surroundings, and the course finishes at Alar del Rey.

The start of the course is in Olleros de Pisuerga, from where the canoeists descend for 17 kilometres through numerous rapids and the five dams: those of Mave, Becerril, Nogales, la Fábrica de Campos and el Soto.

Descenso Internacional del Pisuerga y Fiesta Palentina de las Piraguas 2023

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General information:
Castilla y León Tourist Interest
Second Sunday of august


Alar del Rey. 34480 Palencia.

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Oficina de Turismo of Alar del Rey


C/ Almacenes, s/n Nave de los Picos. Alar del Rey. 34480 Palencia.

Teléfono: 648 279 871

Oficina de Turismo Regional of Palencia


C/ Mayor, 31. Palencia. 34001 Palencia.

Teléfono: 979 706 523

Fax: 979 706 525


Tourist Office of Alar del Rey


Casa del Canal. Alar del Rey. 34480 Palencia.

Telephone: 609 449 168