Hacienda de San Rafael - Seville, Spain

Horse Racing, August (exact dates tbc)

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Sanlucar de Barrameda is noted for its horse racing which dates back to 1845 and takes place along a 1,800m stretch of beach at the mouth of the Río Guadalquivir during the month of August. This is a thrilling spectacle where real racehorses thunder across the sand watched by a large noisy crowd of spectators.

There is nothing amateur about this event and you can expect to see spectator stands, bookmakers, paddocks and of course the winners enclosure. Now an international event with horses from other European countries taking part and many famous names amongst the spectators

Fiesta of Moors and Christians 2 to 5 August

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This fiesta takes place in Benamahoma which means sons of Mohamed and celebrates the "reconquista" of Spain by the Christians.

Flamenco Night Vejer de La Frontera 18 August

A magical night of flamenco taking place in the charming hilltop town of Vejer de la Frontera.

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