The fair "dels matiners" of Avinyó, (83 km from Barcelona) come and travel in the mid-nineteenth century. A weekend (11-13/05) of history, gastronomy, market and many activities ...
The fair "dels matiners" of Avinyó, is a festival commemorating the events that occurred in this town during the Second Carlist War (Guerra dels matiners) 1846-1849. It is remembered the so-called combat of Aviñó (1848) which had as protagonists the Carlist troops and the forces Elizabethan.
To commemorate these facts, the people "travel" in the mid-nineteenth century. The streets are transformed and their inhabitants wear the different costumes with which they will participate in the recreation of the different historical events that are reproduced by the streets of the town.
There is also a market for gastronomic and handicraft products, exhibitions, dances and traditional dances, musical performances ... And also recovers the gastronomy of this time, more than twenty dishes típocos of that time that can be tasted in the restaurants of the town.
A weekend full of events to travel in time and live a time whopping of Catalonia.
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