Leisure and Culture

 

A Estrada breathes culture: cinema, musicals, theatre, exhibitions and a great deal more. Download this application to check out what’s on the Estrada Cultural calendar: http://aestrada.com/index.php/gl/

 

Festivities galore

Each of the 51 parishes comprising the municipality of A Estrada organises its own local festivities with a wide variety of entertainment and programmes: religious processions and services, traditional events, cuisine, folk festivals, classical orchestras, pop-rock and indie music, brass bands and of course, pre-lunch vermouth sessions accompanied by a plate of Galician-style octopus.

 

“Xenerais da Ulla” – Traditional Carnival

The “Xenerais da Ulla” is the most outstanding feature of the Ulla traditional Carnival. It has been held since the first half of the 19th century.

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San Xoan Festival

A Estrada’s san Xoan Festival, which is held in O Areal de Berres, is becoming more and more popular as one of the area’s most attractive eve of St. John’s Day festivals.

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Saint Paio’s Feast

The patronal festivals of the village of A Estrada. Read more.

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Rapa das Bestas (Cutting of the Manes)

With almost five centuries of history behind it, this festival is the true expression of joint identity and group determination.

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St. Margarita de Callobre

One of the most widely-attended festivities because it is the venue where some of the most popular orchestras in Galicia offer the best in street parties and dancing. July 20th and 21st.

Nightlife

An extensive wine-bar area with pubs and taverns offering different atmospheres.