Events

Religious in Isla Taquile

Fiesta de San Santiago

The Fiesta de San Santiago is a big feast day on Taquile. Locals in their distinctive colorful dress and knitwear dance and play music to Taquile's patron saint. Celebrations go on for several days until the start o…
Festival in Isla Taquile

Feast of St James

Locals in their distinctive colourful dress and knitwear dance and play music to Taquile's patron saint. There are also fireworks. It's celebrated mostly on Isla Taquile.
Festival in Isla Taquile

Las Cruces

Celebrations take place on Isla Taquile and in Huancané. Crosses (think of the + symbol, not crucifixes) are set up on the highest hills and people dance, eat and drink in honor of this Christian-Andean green (repre…