Fallas de San José bonfire festival. Valencia

You won't get bored in Spain because there are so many popular festivities all year round. There is always something interesting going on. It all starts right after Christmas with the parades of the Three Kings, who leave presents for the children (on the eve of 6 January). In February you normally have the colourful Carnival (the most famous ones are those of Cadiz and Santa Cruz de Tenerife). In March you can be amazed by the enormous papier-mâché statues that go up in flames during the Fallas festival in Valencia. Around April you have the solemnity of Easter Week and the merriment of the April Fair. And in summer (when most of the festivities take place in Spain), you can enjoy the San Juan bonfires, the traditional San Fermín bull runs, or the Tomatina tomato festival. These are just a few examples of Spain's most popular festivities, but you can also find other interesting traditions like horse races on the beach (in Sanlúcar de Barrameda), medieval markets, wine harvest festivals or the descent of the Sella River (in Asturias) in a canoe. As you can see below, we offer more than 250 festivities to choose from. Just click on the image or the text that you want in order to find more information about each one of these events.  


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  • Pilgrimages to Orreaga-Roncesvalles. Roncesvalles.

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    …31650. Orreaga-Roncesvalles. Navarre. (Autonomous Community of Navarre) E-mail: oit.roncesvalles@navarra.es. Numerous inhabitants of the various towns in the area of the Pyrenees make a pilgrimage every spring to venerat…

  • Cordoba Fair. Córdoba.

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    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.turismodecordoba.org. At the end of May Cordoba celebrates the Fair in honour of Nuestra Señora de la Salud (Our Lady of Health). The fiesta has a marked Andalusian flavour. There…

  • L'Aplec del Caragol gastronomic snail festival. Lérida.

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    …Lleida. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: aplec@aplec.org. http://www.aplec.org/. L’Aplec del Caragol (The Snail Meet) is Lleida's gastronomic fiesta par excellence. For three days, thousands of locals from Lleida, organised i…

  • The Ascensión Festivities. Santiago de Compostela.

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    …Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) http://www.santiagoturismo.com/. It is one of the most charming festivities held in Santiago de Compostela, in Galicia . Numerous cultural and leisure events are scheduled over…

  • The Caballada Fiesta. Atienza.

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    …Atienza. Guadalajara. (Castilla-La Mancha) E-mail: ofi.turismo@cuenca.es. http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es/. Popular fiestas with typical costumes that recreate the history of the town. It commemorates the charge of…

  • San Juan del Monte Festivities. Miranda de Ebro.

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    …Miranda de Ebro. Burgos. (Castilla y Leon) http://www.mirandadeebro.es/. This is one of the oldest pilgrimages in the north of Spain. It is a festivity that dates back to the Middle Ages. Its numerous acts end on Monday …

  • Pilgrimage of El Rocío. Almonte.

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    …Almonte. Huelva. (Andalusia) http://www.andalucia.org/es/eventos/romeria-del-rocio/. More than one million people and close to one hundred different religious associations enjoy the wonderful festive atmosphere of this p…

  • Arde Lucus. Lugo.

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    …Lugo. (Galicia) http://www.ardelucus.com/. Lugo returns to its Roman roots to relive the history and culture of its peoples. This festival has been declared of National Tourist Interest.  The Arde Lucus Festival aims to …

  • Medieval Festival in Briones. Briones.

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    …Briones. La Rioja. E-mail: medievales@brionesmedieval.com. www.brionesmedieval.com. Almost 700 people are preparing their costumes and decking out the streets and the doorways of the noble homes in the historic quarter o…

  • Corpus Christi in San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Tenerife). San Cristóbal de la Laguna.

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    …San Cristóbal de la Laguna. Tenerife. (Canary Islands) E-mail: archivomunicipal@aytolalaguna.es. http://www.aytolalaguna.com/. This is one of the oldest religious festivals to take place on the island of Tenerife, when t…

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