Moors and Christians

The Vall d’Alcalà, in the interior of the Marina Alta Region, is also known as the Mountain of Al-Azraq. But who hides behind this evocative name? The figure that inspires the Moorish Captain of the Moors and Christians Festivals was a rebel warrior, a leader who rose against King Jaume I in the midst of...
The festivities of Moros y Cristianos (Moors and Christians) are celebrated in the South of the Valencia Region, in parts of Murcia region, Albacete (Castilla-La Mancha) and the East of Andalucia. However, the epicenter is the province of Alicante by the Mediterranean Coast. These feasts commemorate the victories of the Christian army against the Moors...
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