From 01 Mar 2014 To 02 Mar 2014
Fiesta de la Arribada in Baiona commemorates the arrival of Martín Alonso Pinzón, on 1 March 1493 in his ship "Pinta" to spread the news of his discovery of the New World (America and trade route to East Indies). Local residents dress up in fancy costumes and there is a procession/ beach activities where scenes from the previous arrival/period in history are re-inacted. The Old Town of Baiona comes alive with medieval stalls selling tradtional handicrafts etc and the bars are open all day.
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"Travel and change of pace impart new vigor to the mind" - Seneca