‘The Carpet is in the Street’ – O Tapete está na Rua — Carpet Fest in Arraiolos 5-10 June 2019 Arraiolos
Arraiolos is famous worldwide for its beautiful woolen carpets made in Moorish cross stitch designs. This industry has flourished in the town since the 17th century.
The famous Arraiolos carpets are celebrated from June 5-10, 2019 with a big program of music, exhibitions, theater, and walks. During the Carpet Festival, the whole town is decorated with carpets and becomes an open air museum. Lot’s of really good shows and artists invite you to enjoy some wonderful days: With a 14th century castle and a 16th century church overlooking the town, carpet factories, many shops, restaurants, churches and museums, Arraiolos is a true gem in the Alentejo, and not only at time of the Carpet Festival worth to be visited for sure!