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St Anthony Day in Spain

St Anthony Day in Spain

When & Where St Anthony Day occurs on the 17th of January all over Spain- but usually the best celebrations occur on the 16th.

What to expect In the town of Pollenca on the island of Mallorca there’s a Pi de Sant Antoni: a greased pole with a cock placed at the top, over which the youths fight. In Villanueva de Alcolea and Lucena del Cid, both in the province of Castellón bonfires are lit all around the town and local riders ride their horses through the fires in a beautiful spectacle at nightime.

Accommodation in Spain for St Anton

St-Anthony-in-Spain Where to stay There’s quality Spanish hotels , hostels and pensiones/Cheap accommodation available here.

Getting there Book a flight into any Spanish airport here for St Anthony Day here

St Anthonys Day History This festival dates back hundreds of years, San Anton (or St. Anthony) is the patron saint of animals hence it is a big celebration for anyone who has a dog, cat, horse or pig.

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