Pontevedra dresses up for the Big Festive Week. A big variety of activities for the children, sportive, religious, pyrotechnic shows, theatrical, concerts, popular groups, folk groups, open-air dances and traditional games are waiting for you on a festivity that year after year assemble thousands of people.
The official crier from the Pazo de Mugartegui marks the beginning of the festivities that are prolonged from the 11th of August during 10 days.
Due to these festivities are celebrated in honor of the Pilgrim Virgin, patron saint of the province and of the Portuguese Way to Santiago de Compostela, religious acts as the Floral Tribute y the Procession, represent an important part of the celebration.
Likewise, events so prominent as the Battle of the Flowers, the performances of fireworks or the concerts at the Spain Square, are a part of the programme which is completed by a serie of bullfighting events celebrated on the Bullring of Pontevedra.
Visit the historical centre of the city of Pontevedra and enjoy its Main Week. Come by Monbus to the Festivity of the Pilgrim by means of our regular lines from different places of Galicia. If you prefer, ask for a budget to hire our private service or inform yourself about our option of car rental.