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Hostalric Medieval Festival and artisan market with castle visit

Easter weekend Medieval festival in walled town with castle. Festival includes a market, street food and displays of arts and crafts.

Event Start: Apr 8, 2023 10:00h

Event End: Apr 9, 2023 17:00h

Updated: Aug 23, 2022

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

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About Hostalric Medieval Festival and artisan market with castle visit

Easter weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday The Hostalric historic centre hosts a medieval festival with markets and events. The Hostalric Medieval Festival aims to commemorate the splendour of the town's medieval past, that was the centre of the extensive Viscounty of Cabrera.

The festival is celebrated in two locations: the Fortress and the town's medieval quarters. The latter becomes a large crafts and food market, where you can find the most authentic cold meats, hand-crafted sweets, cheeses and a variety of food options, as well as other products and attractions. The stalls are located along the Carrer Raval and the Carrer Major, from the Frares Tower to the Porta de Barcelona.

At the Fortress, you will find the medieval camp, the exhibition of artefacts and elements of the period. Guided tours of the monument are offered at a reduced cost during this period.

Throughout the town and castle there are children's workshops, theatrical performances, demonstrations of trades or music, and you will also have the opportunity to visit the patrimonial elements of the town free of charge. One of the most important activities is a grand medieval feast with entertainment.


Visiting Hostalric Medieval Festival and artisan market with castle visit

During the medieval festival the castle only offers guided tours. If you visit the town any other time then you can chose a guided tour or an open tour to explore at your own leisure.

It is also possible to visit the medieval wall, free during the festival. All other times a fee of a few euros is charged.

Castle visit: 6 euros, children, students and over 65's 4 euros.

City wall: 2 euros, children, students and over 65's 1.5 euros.

The hostalric tourism website has a number of PDF brochures about things to do and see in the town and surrounding areas.

Accessibility, mobility & Clothing for Hostalric Medieval Festival

This is a event is in the town historic centre. The town is on a slight incline up from the station with some pedestrian streets having steps but alternative routes available to avoid the steps.

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Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information Adult € 11.00 € 6.00 Children, Students, Over 65 years, 4.00 Euros Child € 11.00 € 4.00 Free for undrer 12 yearsNotes Consult Website for dates of festival

Getting to Hostalric Medieval Festival and artisan market with castle visit

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Address: Avenida Fortalesa S/N, Hostalric. 17450

Hostalric is served by the RODALIES network R2 Nord line and the REGIONAL Rail network R11 and RG1 lines. Note that for some reason on the Renfe website the rodalies network does not always show train times so you will need to also check the regional rail trains.

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Documents for Hostalric Medieval Festival and artisan market with castle visit

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Hostalric Train Map

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Hostalric Regional Rail Map

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Hostalric Rodalies Rail Map

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Hostalric Tourist leflet

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Hostalric Tourist Map

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