Fira d’Indians (Begur, Spain) Reviews
Newest Review: ... some information about the architect and the families who lived in them. The town itself is very atmospheric with a ruined castle overlooking the tiny winding cobbled streets The main part of this festival though is the street party. There is a dress code of white and both residents and tourist dress all in white to honour the merchants and it is great to see everyone making the effort to participate. This also gives the tourists a real sense of belonging to what is after all a locals party! There are live bands in the squares with organised music where people can dance or just watch and enjoy the sights and sounds. However we saw musi... more
Customer Fira d’Indians (Begur, Spain) Reviews (1)
by - written on 30/04/10 (Very useful, 181 readings)
Fira d'Indians festival is held round about the 1st weekend of each September in the beautiful city of Begur. The festival is in honour of the local merchants who made their fortunes in the American colonies and of the benefit it gave to the local area. During this festival the whole town of Begur becomes alive and honour their heritage by opening up buildings of architectural and historical interest. Tourists and residents are allowed to enter the buildings and take a look around and also there are plaques on the outside which show pictures and also some information about the architect and the families who lived in them. The town itself is very atmospheric with a ... Read the complete review
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