Andújar history and legends

The history and legends of the Sancturary of the Virgen de la Cabeza

Type of Experience

Cultural & Culinary

Duration

5 days and 4 nights

Location

Andújar, Andalusia

Price 710€ (*)

Andújar hosts one of the oldest religious expressions in Spain. The faith towards the Virgin de la Cabeza, is a true annual celebration and one of the most representative events of the identity of the local culture.

The pilgrimage to the Basilica and Royal Shrine of the Virgen de la Cabeza, is the second oldest in Spain, with nearly 800 years of history. Named by writers such as Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Enjoy exciting moments with the transfer of the image from the dressing room to the litter, where she spends the night waiting for the arrival of the walkers. We invite you to join us to live these unique and memorable moments, a celebration that you will experience in the company of our local host.

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+34 607 54 61 65

+34 936 57 12 21 ext. 5323

info@turismovivencial.com

WHAT WE'LL DO

DAY 1 - Arrival

Arrival and check-in at the hotel. We will have lunch in a traditional restaurant, so you can get to know some of our local recipes.

DAY 2 - Old quarter and crafts

A tour of the old quarter of the city. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit a traditional craft workshop. Our host will tell us stories about the appearance of the Virgen de la Cabeza and the activities that take place to commemorate the anniversary of this event.

DAY 3 - Pilgrimage and Sanctuary

We will climb in pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Virgen de la Cabeza. Picnic-based lunch. After our intense day, we will sleep in the accommodation of the same Sanctuary.

DAY 4 - Nature and goldsmithing

After breakfast, we will calmly visit area. Back to Andújar, after lunch, we will visit a goldsmith’s workshop to learn about the pieces made in honor of the Virgen de la Cabeza.

DAY 5 - End of the itinerary

After breakfast, we will visit an olive oil mill so you can get to know and taste our best extra virgin olive oils.

CONDITIONS

Stay: 5 días y 4 noches en MP

Accommodation: charming hotel

Arrival point: directly from your accommodation

Recommendations: to have a good time and enjoy nature

 

INCLUDED: local host. Accommodation in the indicated regime (water and wine in food service). Tickets, activities and visits to monuments. Basic travel assistance insurance and local taxes.

(*) NOT INCLUDED: meals, except those specified. Any service not indicated in the section of included services, will be considered as a service NOT included.

 

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