addition to its undeniable beauty, Villanueva de los Infantes boasts
a lively cultural calendar running throughout the year in the form
of a variety of fiestas, events and celebrations. Any of these would
provide just the perfect occasion to reserve one of my rooms.
Cruces de Mayo (Crosses of May)
This popular Spanish fiesta is also celebrated in Villanueva de
los Infantes, whose streets are laden with decorations which in
themselves are well worth coming to see.
Patrons Fiestas (26th to 30th August)
Internacional Poetry Competition organised by the
Francisco de Quevedo Literary Order (Agust)
An internationally renowned poetry competitionl whose prize award
ceremony is celebrated in the Convent of Santo Domingo de Villanueva
de los Infantes and which follows the eighteenth century ceremony
with participants attired in period dress.
Gastronomic Pepper Festival (September)
Two days of popular celebrations and activities, including those
of the guiso (cooked dish) and the serving of a huge pisto (ratatouille-like
stew), a medieval market, cultural activities, regional dancing…..
Villanueva de los Infantes Festival of Spanish Music (September)
An entire week completely dedicated to music, with concerts of every
type in the incomparable surroundings of the cloisters of the Hospedería
Real El Buscón de Quevedo (Royal Inn)