14th-22nd JULY

DESCARGACANGAS

FEASTS OF EL CARMEN & LA MAGDALENA

Did you know that...?

At the 2019 La Descarga, a grand total of 80.000 fireworks rockets were shot, 13.330 rockets per minute, or 222 rockets per second. #OMG 

Basic tips:

Travel Guide

If you have already read the chapter on history, you already know the basic vocabulary to understand the festival and you can dare visit the biggest known black powder celebration, here you have all the relevant information to enjoy the experience to the fullest. Let's go!
Getting there
Depending on your procedence, you have 4 options: by car, by bike, by coach and/or by plane. Find the nearest airport, coach timetables, route search... in​  Getting there.
Can I camp? Can I take my caravan?
Yes. Find the dedicated precinct, how to reach it and how to make a reservation in Camping.
Hotels.
There are 1000 hotel beds in Cangas, with a wide variety of options according to your budget. You can find all the available hotels, pensions, hostels,... in hotels.
Restaurants
Where can I eat something? “En cualquier lao” (Anywhere). Also, if you are celiac or lactose intolerant, don't worry, since 2016, this festival is food problems friendly: #singluten (without gluten) and #sinlactosa (without lactose); and you will have many options to buy products your body can tolerate, like specialized shops, bars and restaurants.
Find all the restaurants.
Where is the party?
Everywhere! The whole village is a party spot, with music flooding every nook and cranny. Find al the party zones.
La Descarga
We have created a special guide in which you can know the date, time, where to see La Descarga, etc.  Special Guide of La Descarga
Parking
The village's downtown has restricted parking, nevertheless, parking is free in other parts, like Barrio Nuevo, la Cortina, el Fuejo, la Cogolla or Santa Catalina.  Also, during the festivities, temporary parking zones are created in Obanca. Find all the parking zones.
Important phone numbers

Emergency: 112

City Hall: 985 813 812

Red Cross of Cangas del Narcea: 985810058

Local Police: 985 813 866

Guardia Civil (National Police): 985 810 119

Hospital Carmen y Severo Ochoa: 985 917 800 / 985 812 112 / 985 812 113 / 985 812 348

Tourist Office: 985 811 498

Youth Office: 985 817 089 / 985 812 617

Taxi (Taxi Stop): 985 810 760

Cooperative TAXI NARCEA: 985 813 333

Cooperative TAXI CANGAS: 985 817 070

Coach Services:

-Bus Narcea: 985813939

- ALSA: www.alsa.es

Latest news

Owned & Made by: Peña El Espolín

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon