Barbastro & Boltana 2019.
Barbastro – 28 February 2019. Time: 20.00. Place: Centro de Congresos, Barbastro. Entrance: free until capacity reached
Boltaña – 9 March 2019. Time: 19.30. PLace: Palacio de Congresos, Boltaña. Entrance: 5 €. Free for under 14’s.
11th-19th January 2019.
The tradition of the fire returns. While the land sleeps, it warms the homes, purifies the souls, protects against curses and brings blessing to the people animals and crops.
• SAN VÍCTORIAN (Plaza Mayor) – 11th January 2019. Service at 12.00 in Aínsa
• SAN ANTÓN (Plaza Mayor and Calle Mayor) – 16th January 2019. Service at 12.00 and the blessing of animals at 12.30 in Aínsa.
• SAN SEBASTIÁN (All of Aínsa) – 19th January 2019. Service at 12.00 in Aínsa, blessing of the charity at 12.30. In Guaso at 13.00.
17th July to 15th September 2018.
Between these dates, there will be for the first time a regular service between Spain and France, where one can transport travellers and bicycles
Frequency: every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday between 07/07/2018 and 15/09/2018
Stops and times:
Boltaña (7h30 & 18h30), Aínsa, Bielsa, Aragnouet, Saint-Lary, Arreau y Loudenvielle
Loudenvielle (9h30 & 20h30), Arreau, Saint Lary, Aragnouet, Bielsa, Ainsa, Boltaña
Type of journey: one way or return journey that day, travellers can take bicycles
Where to buy a ticket/more information about hours: www.centraldereservas.com/bus-boltana-loudenvielle
One way – 13,00 € (VAT included); 14,00 (VAT included)+ bicycle
Return – 20,00 € (VAT included); · 21,00 (VAT included)+ bicycle
Somontano Wine Festival.
Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th August 2018
The Somontano Wine Festival is celebrated every year during the first week of August in Barbastro. It is celebrated over four consecutive nights with cultural events and an exquisite variety of gastronomy on show (including tapas and wines), and offers one of the best fairs of the whole Spain.
The festival offers something for everyone, including: theatre, gastronomic shows, wine tasting courses, vineyard visits and complementary activities to relax and soak up the history and heritage of the area.
Made in the Pyrenees.
Farmers’ markets – dates 2018
An opportunity for everyone to experience the great variety of products offered by the local gastronomy; enjoy the quality and taste of its cheeses, breads, biscuits, sausages, honeys, jams, wines and artisan beers…
• Biescas – 7th July
• Ansó 25th August
• Benabarre – 6th October
20th to 22nd July 2018
The fair is the only one of its kind in the Pyrenees and showcases the construction of traditional instruments; bringing together music lovers and professionals, traditional music and the best constructors. A great occasion for those that want to acquire and exclusive musical instrument.
1st Semana de Cazuelitas – (dishes cooked in small casserole pots).
22nd to 27th May 2018
Participating establishments in Ainsa, Boltaña, Escalona, Javierre de Bielsa, Morillo de Tou, Plan y San Juan de Plan.
11th and 13th of May, Jaca.
Jaca will move back in time between the 11th and 13th of May, with a program of activities that recreates the customs and the costumes of the age, with the historical old city and Citadel as the backdrop and stage to events.
“The Passion”, Huesca.
For many years, the Passion play has been an important part of Easter in Huesca.
Performance dates and times for 2018:
Duration: 3h. 30min, with two intervals of 10 minutes.
“Bajo la Piel de Lobo” (Under the skin of the wolf).
Sobrarbe and surrounding areas are the backdrop for a new film entitled “Bajo la Piel de Lobo”. The film was shot locally in three main areas: the abandoned hillside village of Muro de Bellos (just north of Aínsa); Valle de Pineta and the town of Boltaña, and showcases some of the impressive scenery found in this part of the Pyrenees.
10th and 11th March 2018 in Estadilla (Huesca)
A festival that not only promotes jazz but the gastronomy of the area.
Other Alto Aragón Jazz Tour dates include:
6th – 14th April 2018
A documentary of the people, culture and customs of Sobrarbe.
24th February 2018
17:30 – parade through the streets with the brass band “The Chilindrón”
20:30 – first dance session with the Orchestra “Oceánic”
22:00 – dinner in the sports pavillion. 15 € adults and 10 € children up to ten years.
00:30 – second dance session with the Orchestra “Oceánic”
14th April 2018
Two routes, long route 101 km and a shorter route of 55km.