What's On Newsletter 8th September 2019
Join us and support Elche CF at home on Sunday the 8th September as they take on Lugo. Last season Elche CF beat them 2-1, so we are hoping for a similar result! It is 20€ for adult match ticket and coach.
The inland tour to Novelda and Pinoso during the Wine Grape Harvest on the 26th September, and the Mystery Day in Aid of Elche Childrens Care Home on Sunday the 22nd September are filling up fast!
In November have a day at the Horse Racing in Madrid, this includes a 2 night half board stay, a Culture Crawl of Madrid and entrance to the Races for 185€ per person. We also follow the Spanish National Football team, which means that you have the opportunity to join us to watch them play against Romania at the Wanda Metropolitano, the stunning new home stadium of Atletico Madrid.
For the build up to Christmas, we have a selection of Coach Tours. There is an evening at the Ballet in Cartagena, as the Russian National Company preform Swan Lake, 2 nights for the Christmas Lights and Shopping in Madrid, and on the 19th December a magical evening in Murcia of festive decorations, music and even snow (well fake snow!) which will get you into the festive spirit.
Already available for booking in 2020 is a Show by the Chinese Acrobatic Circus in Cartagena, many of who are former Olympians, the Spanish AP Tennis, where the big names including Djokovic, Nadal, Federer, Barty, Osaka and Pliskova will be playing, and our personal favourite Fiesta the 3 night tour to the fabulous Valencia Fallas.
What's On Fiesta Calendar CLICK HERE for the full programmes for all these fiestas and events on the Calendar
The excellent Feria de Murcia starts in the centre of the city and should be a 'must do' on your 'to do' list. Other great events this weekend include Moors and Christians Parades, Patron Saint Fiestas and Tapas Routes.
Costa Blanca South
There are three Patron Saint Fiestas and three Moors and Christians Fiestas to enjoy this weekend, pus a Tapas and Cocktail Route! The Patron Saint Fiesta finishes in Daya Vieja with the Multi Coloured Fancy Dress Parade on Saturday, and Solemn Procession and Firework Display on Sunday evening. The Virgen del Rosario Fiesta starts in La Mata with a Paella Competition on Sunday, and the Virgen del Belen Fiesta finish in Jacarilla with Solemn Procession and Fireworks on Sunday. The Grand Congratulations Moors and Christians Parade will take place on Sunday in Caudete, whilst the Moors and Christians fiesta finishes with the Retreta Parade and Fireworks on Saturday, and Romeria on Monday in Villena. The Moors and Christians Fiesta also ends in Santa Pola on Sunday, with Masceltas, Solemn Procession and a Grand Firework Display on the Beach. The 11th Tapas and 3rd Cocktail Route will take place in Dolores, and the free Guided Tours continue in Torrevieja.
Costa Blanca North
The Mare de Deu de Loreto Fiesta ends on Sunday in Javea with a Solemn Procession and a firework display, and a special Wine Themed Market will take place in Lliber on Saturday and Sunday.
The 13 day long Feria de Murcia starts in the City on Thursday the 5th September. This includes the Huertos del Malecon Food Casetas, which are set up in the Malecon Park and will be offering all sorts of local delicacies everyday from 19:00. The Wine and Gastronomy Fair and Artesian Market will also be located in the Park, and the Fun Fair with over 160 rides to try will be at the FICA events venue, a couple of kilometres outside of the city centre beside the Rio Segura. The Opening Speeches for the Feria will take place in the Plaza Belluga on Friday with a Concert by Ruth Lorenzo, and on Sunday there will be a Horse and Carriage Parade at midday through the city centre. In Calasparra, it is the annual torch lit Romeria of the Senora de la Esperanza on Saturday night, and the free programme of Guided Visits continues at the weekend throughout the Region of Murcia.