| Bull and Horse Droving in Segorbe |
Segorbe Patron Saints Fiesta
Bull and Horse Droving in SegorbeSegorbe Patron Saints Fiesta In the Comunitat de Valencia from 6th to 12th September, Segorbe will once again become home to a spectacle that has been declared a Festival of International Tourist Interest, ‘La Entrada de Toros y Caballos’ (Arrival of the Bulls and Horses).
Ab age old festival somehow surviving still that dates back to the 14th Century and has managed to retain its original character thanks to the hard work and enthusiasm of the municipality’s residents The excitement is enormous as a herd of bulls is guided through the street known as Calle Colón, by a dozen skilled horsemen.
The acts will be getting underway with the Tría in the Paseo Sopeña boulevard. The shepherds have to separate out the herd of bulls taking part in the ‘Entrada’ and get ready to herd them along the Camino del Rialé. At 2 p.m., to the thunderous uproar of the rocket launch, ‘La Entrada de Toros y Caballos’ gets underway in the Plaza de los Mesones square; this part of the festivity is known as the Reunión or gathering.
Catch the excitement as riders heard bulls through the town 2 o'clock everyday is the time to see these skilled riders Calle del Argén street in a festival that dates back to the 14th century and then herd the bulls at breakneck speed through Plaza de los Mesones Square and along Calle Colón Street. Along the way the crowd who assemble along the route cheer and scream in excitement.
There is a full programme of fiestas such as open-air celebrations, concerts, competitions and fireworks.
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