Seville Feria - Glossary

Know your farolillos © Michelle Chaplow
Know your farolillos.

Seville Feria - Glossary of Terms

Some important Feria terms so you can sound like a local

Albero - traditional yellow sand (its colour is emblematic of Sevilla) on the ground of the recinto - can get dusty in hot weather, turns to mud when it rains.

Alumbrado - when all the portada´s lights are switched on, at midnight on Monday. This is the traditional beginning of the Feria

Caseta - private house-tent of varying size owned by groups of friends, or associations, where they, and those invited by them, eat, drink and dance

Farolillo - coloured pleated paper balls, in red, green or white, used to decorate casetas and streets of the recinto

Lunes de pescaito - on Monday night, the first official night of the Feria, the traditional dish is fried fish

 

 

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Feria de Abril Special Tour

Feria de Abril Special Tour

Be surprised by the world famous FERIA DE ABRIL. The annual festival or fair of the Sevillians. We take you to the wonderful world of this special festival with all its legends and traditions. An experience that you simply can not miss if you are in Seville this period. Absolutely not!  
Approx. 2hrs -  21  €

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