LOCAL FESTIVITIES

Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos en honor a la Virgen de los Desamparados

Data of the year 1822. These festivities are held each year, the second weekend in May. Comparsas parading them sumptuous and joyful pasodobles the rhythm of marches and blackberries.
La fiesta esta compuesta por dos bandos, el bando moro y el bando cristiano. The first is composed of six comparsas: Fila Llana, Fila Moros del Rif, Fila Tariks, Fila Realistas, Fila Verds y Fila Marroks. The first is composed of six comparsas: Fila Mare de Deu, Fila Maseros, Fila Contrabandistas, Fila Piratas, Fila Arqueros y Fila Templaris.
The third weekend in May the festival is again present in the locality, to accompany massively to the Patrona "la Virgen de los Desamparados" to its home: la Ermita.


Fireta de Sant Antoni

Around day 17 January, It is held in Muro "la Fireta de Sant Antoni", where there is a spectacular handcrafted appointment and trade fair, accompanied by a wide range of cultural events, such as exhibitions of all kinds, lectures, recitals, concerts, parades, typical dance Palace, the launch of the "Museo Vivo del Aceite" all with the sole purpose of transmitting the roots, customs and traditions of a people.







Carnivals

It held the week before the beginning of Lent. Muro carnival is lived intensely because it is synonymous with partying and amusement... This festival has become popular in the town and its surroundings, already one of the most important in the province of Alicante. The village of Muro is transformed with the carnival magic to both participants and the audience that comes from different parts of the Community making the parade is an explosion of celebration, joy and color.






Fireta Gastronómica

It is held in mid-October. Attendees have the opportunity to meet the Mediterranean landscape and wine minifundista the very wineries, in what is called "la ruta de las microviñas". Another proposal is the gastronomic route, in which the most prominent part of the city butcheries. Participants can see how previous generations performed sausages, preserves and traditional sweets of the area. The route is completed with an optional dinner at the most popular restaurants in town. The third route is the oil, only the last day and consists of a guided tour around "Museu Viu de l'Oli" and one "almazara" to check the different ways to produce oil. During the three days, participating restaurants offer menus at special prices, as well as hostels and hotels.