The festivals of marked popular character, whose origins date back to the twelfth century, and which, since 1956, have been nicknamed the Harvest Festivities, given the proximity to the dates of grape harvest, in a land marked by wine. They start this year without the rocket fire on September 18 and end on Sunday 26.
At the age of 20, the shepherd Emiliano, who would later become Santo Millán, decides to abandon his sheep and go to live in a cave in the Sierra de la Demanda.
Secluded from the world, in absolute solitude and enduring the rigors of the place, Emiliano has lived there for more than 40 years.
When you get to what used to be his house and you look at the views around him, you come to understand why he didn’t want to leave.
Although he did.
And he still had time to live to 101 years of age (473-574).
Today we are going on our way to the Cueva del Santo, in which San Millán lived almost half of his life.
Tradition of international fame for the spectacular dance on wooden stilts, 45 centimeters high, carried out by eight young people of the town, dressed in colored vests and yellow skirts, which are launched from the church by the cobbled slope to the square of Anguiano .
For the small and not so small, every day of the year arrives to Logroño Urban Planet, a huge park of jumps.
A virtual tour of La Rioja in 360 º with your virtual reality glasses or without them.