‘Fira i Festes’ is here


MAYBE the weather hasn’t completely cottoned on yet, but autumn 2016 is now nine days old and Gandia is gearing up to celebrate it with the usual flamboyant, ubiquitous macro-festival – better late than never, eh?
The Fira i Festes is a lively, arty and musical way of reminding residents and visitors of the season change, giving us a much-needed endorphine dose to cheer us up as we come to terms with seeing the last of summer and the weeks of back-to-school weather dragging on until Christmas.
Just as well it’s a bank holiday weekend in Gandia, because there’s no point in going to work – the county capital of La Safor literally becomes a ginormous stage and the streets in between overflow with craft markets and traditional fêtes.

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