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Olesa de montserrat Fiesta De Los Miquelets musket festival

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Updated: Oct 5, 2021

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Olesa de Montserrat Fiesta De Los Miquelets

Summary: Musket men encampment recreation during the Spanish war of succession (1705-1714) during the battle in Olesa de Montserrat. First weekend September.

Address: Parc municipal d'Olesa, Olesa De Montserrat. 08640

Event Start: Sep 3, 2022 10:00h

Event End: Sep 4, 2022 17:00h

Summary of Prices:

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult € 9.00 FREE
Child € 9.00 FREE
Group/Family Ticket: No.
Notes: Festival is free, return train ticket costs 9 Euros.

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About Olesa de Montserrat Fiesta De Los Miquelets:

The Fiesta de Miquelets is a historical recreation of the various events that took place in the town of Olesa de Montserrat during the War of the Succession (1705-1714). Olesa de Montserrat, as a strategic place with castle and hospital, near the Bourbon quarter of Martorell, the Esparreguera road and halfway between Manresa, Barcelona, Igualada and Terrassa.

The Fiesta de Miquelets reminds us of the battles at the town of Olesa de Montserrat during the conflict, firstly by the allied army and later by the Catalan army. Bearing in mind the historical events and with the advice of the leading experts in the field, La Fiesta de los Miquelets is an open window to the daily life of the often isolated lodgings of the allied army within the town of Olesa with the recreation of Two military camps and honors the soldiers who lost their lives.

La Fiesta de los Miquelets also includes a recreation of the testimony in the town of Olesa of the Council of War chaired by Dom Antoni Desvalls i de Vergas, Marques del Poal, held in the big hall from the castle of Olesa de Montserrat on the 20th and 21st of August, 1714. The last hope to save Barcelona from the siege was attended to by this council.

In 2014, the Miquelets' Festival of Olesa de Montserrat was declared the official holiday of the historical recreation association Miquelets de Catalunya, an entity devoted to recreating the eighteenth century in Catalonia. In 2015, it was proclaimed a Local Interest Holiday.


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Visiting Olesa de Montserrat Fiesta De Los Miquelets:

The fiesta de Miqueletes ussually takes place on the first weekend of September.


Fiesta de miquelets 2021

Friday 3rd September, Saturday 4th September and Sunday 5th September


Getting To Olesa de Montserrat Fiesta De Los Miquelets:

Take the R50, R5 or S4 line of the FGC railway from Plaza Espana to Olesa de Montserrat.

Olesa De Montserrat is on the FGC Llobregat Anoia Lines.


Weather for Olesa de Montserrat:


There are 4 PDf documents:

Train map to Olesa de Montserrat

PDF: Train map to Olesa de Montserrat
Author: Barcelona Travel Hacks

Comuter Rail Map Olesa de Montserrat

PDF: Comuter Rail Map Olesa de Montserrat
Author: www.gencat.cat

FGC Llobregat-Anoia Lines Zones and Fares

PDF: FGC Llobregat-Anoia Lines Zones and Fares
Author: www.fgc.cat

Fiesta de Miquelets Town Map

PDF: Fiesta de Miquelets Town Map
Author: unknown

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