The event was already celebrated in the thirteenth century, and came to have the royal protection of Alfonso IX, king of Leon, and Alfonso X "The Wise" of Castile and Leon.

It is about "transporting" visitors to the Middle Ages.

Both the castle and the medieval walls, as well as numerous balconies, are decorated with banners and banners to give color to the holiday.

Activities of the celebration:

Tournaments, falconry, parades with jugglers, minstrels, blind dancers, Moorish dancing, theater, popular games, children's activities, traditional music, theater visits, etc.

Characters (actors who recreate medieval times) involved in the event:

Jesters, hidalgos, acrobats, blind, some rogues, dancers, comedians, minstrels, mountebanks, card makers, gypsies, magicians, craftsmen, clerics, knights, gentlemen, musicians, witches, trapeze artists, etc.

General information

General information:
Castilla y León Tourist Interest
Approximately the weekend closest to August 15


Puebla de Sanabria. 49300 Zamora.

More information

Oficina de Turismo of Puebla de Sanabria


Dentro del Castillo (Muralla El Mariquillo). Puebla de Sanabria. 49300 Zamora.

Teléfono: 980 620 734

Fax: 980 620 894


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Tourist Office Regional of Zamora


Avda. Principe de Asturias, 1. Zamora. 49012 Zamora.

Telephone: 980 531 845

Fax: 980 533 813