The month of October is when Calpe holds an event that people have been looking forward to all year: bands of music, the raising of standards in the Castle, the offering, the disembarkation or the great Parade are the highlights of the traditional Moors and Christians festivities in honour of the "Santísimo Cristo del Sudor" (the Most Holy Christ of Sweat).
Moors and Christians in Benidorm: the invasion of the Levante beach
On the first Saturday of every month, the Jalón Town Square hosts its traditional earth market, which strives to make the region's traditional home-made foodstuffs more appreciated: marmalades, sweets, cheese, fruit and vegetables, meat products…
Seven young couples, the so-called "Mayorales" and "Mayoralesas", are the protagonists of the "Mare de Déu de Loreto" festivities in Jávea. Bedecked in lavish attire, the girls in bridal white, the boys in elegant suits and ties, for a few days they are genuine kings and queens.
Are you visiting Calpe at the end of July or the beginning of August? Well, you're in luck! Why not join in the town's festivities in honour of its patron saint, it will make your stay an unforgettable one.