About Fira de l’Aixada Medieval Festival in Manresa
A fair perfect for those intrigued by history, culture and theatrical reenactments.
In the geographical heart of Catalonia, Spain, you will find yourself transported to the 18th century in the Medieval Market of Manresa.
The festival recalls a mystery dating back 650 years to which light from Montserrat mountain was said to have illuminated the church of Carme.
In this way, the conflict that had interrupted the construction of the Acequia de Manresa was resolved.
Through prolific performances, rediscover the origins which characterize modern-day Catalonia.
At the end of February, the historic town of Manresa is filled with masters of ancient trade, craftsman, joglars, funambulists, and variant attractions that revive the essence of the 18th century.
Divided into three zones, explore over 200 exhibits of food, music, medieval workshops and surprise acts by live performers among the crowds.
How to get there
Good connections from Barcelona ( 1,5 Hour)
Autocars Julià (from Barcelona): www.autocaresjulia.es
Eix Bus (Girona, Vic or Lleida): http://www.teisa-bus.com/
Buses in the towns of the Bages region: http://atm.ccbages.cat/pla-millora/horaris