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Arde Lucus

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Address: Lugo, Lugo, Spain
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A fabulous Roman (and Celtic) festival in a genuine Roman city

This annual 4 day festival on the 3rd weekend in June (around the 18th) celebrating Lugo's Roman heritage (and its celtic one) is a fabulously organised event and huge fun. There... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa W
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Taboada, Galicia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This annual 4 day festival on the 3rd weekend in June (around the 18th) celebrating Lugo's Roman heritage (and its celtic one) is a fabulously organised event and huge fun. There are Roman games, a celtic village and parades by the Legions. All with a backdrop of the wonderful Roman walls of Lugo. Everyone in town seems to dress up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2014

Arde Lucus is a festival that commemorates the Roman origin of Lugo, founded by the Romans over a Celtic settlement. It lasts just one weekend in June, during which there are different events and performances in different parts of the town. Everyone dresses up as a Roman or as a native Galician Celt and the streets, restaurants and bars are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2014

By chance, we arrived in this town as the Roman festival started. An amazing sight - the whole town dons togas and parties in the street. Roman outdoor restaurants/bars, street entertainment, marching soldiers, I think we got to sleep around 5am! Great experience.

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