Estepa in Seville province is an ancient town and is famous for its renowned biscuits. Known as mantecados and polvorones which its bakers make each Christmas and which are eaten across this region of Andalucia.
Ayuntamiento de Estepa
Avenida Badia Polesine, 28, 41560 Estepa (Seville)
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The Romans re-populated the town from their settlements elsewhere in the region and called it Ostipo. In the eighth century, the Moorish armies who had invaded the south-western tip of the region in 711 CE took the town and renamed it Istabba.
- February 2 – large bonfires are lit to celebrate the Candelaria and to warm people observing the night-long religious vigil.
- May 1 – the town celebrates the local Romeria (procession) de San Jose Obrero.
- On the third Sunday of every May – the neighbourhood known as the Octava (eighth) de los Remedios celebrates its own festival around calle Roya.