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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  • Fiesta of Sant Antoni Abat. Canals.

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    …Canals. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) This is the main fiesta of the Valencian town of Canals, in honour of its patron saint. It is held every year on the 16th, 17th (the feast of Saint Anthony the Great) and 1…

  • Fallas bonfire festival of San José. Valencia.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    …Valencia. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: promocionexterior@fallas.com. http://fallas.com/. Valencia welcomes in Spring with the Fallas. During the months proceeding this unique spectacle, a lot of hard w…

  • Fallas bonfire festival in Sagunto. Sagunto.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Sagunto. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: sagunto@touristinfo.net. http://turismo.sagunto.es. Every March Sagunto, in Valencia, celebrates the popular festivities known as the Fallas, in which fire takes p…

  • Alriza Fallas celebrations. Alzira.

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    …Alzira. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) http://www.fallasalzira.com/. The Valencia town of Alzira celebrates the Fallas fiesta 16-19 March. Huge allegoric papier mâché statues are consumed by fire on the night of…

  • Maritime Easter Week in Valencia. Valencia.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Valencia. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: secgral@jmssm.org. http://www.semanasantamarinera.org/. The maritime quarters of the city of Valencia celebrate this religious festivity with a longstanding tradi…

  • Easter Week in Sagunto. Sagunto.

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    …Sagunto-Sagunt. Sagunto. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: lasang@semanasantasagunto.com. http://www.semanasantasagunto.com/. The pinnacle of the Easter week celebrations in Sagunto, Valencia, comes on Good…

  • Easter Week in Alzira. Alzira.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Alzira. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: JHHCC@semanasanta-alzira.com. http://www.semanasanta-alzira.com/. The town of Alzira, in Valencia province, has been holding its Easter week celebrations since the …

  • La Mare de Déu de la Salut Festival. Algemesí.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    …Algemesí. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) Ayuntamiento de Algemesí. E-mail: algemesi@touristinfo.net. http://www.algemesi.es. The main local festival in Algemesí, which goes back to the Middle Ages, is held in ho…

  • Moors and Christians Fiesta. Bocairent.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Bocairent. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: bocairent@touristinfo.net. http://www.bocairent.org/. Parades and a great deal of fun are the keynotes of this unique Spanish fiesta. During the first week in Fe…

  • August Fair. Xàtiva.

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    …Xàtiva. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) E-mail: touristinfo_xativa@gva.es. http://www.xativaturismo.com/fira-de-xativa/. Xátiva has been celebrating this traditional fiesta since 1250, at the time of king Jaime I…

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