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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  • Easter Week in Cabra. Cabra.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Cabra. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecabra.es/tradiciones/fiestas/semana-santa/. The Easter week celebrations in Cabra (Cordoba province) are outstanding for their mass participation, with the whole town getting invo…

  • Easter Week in Baena. Baena.

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    …Baena. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.baena.es/semana-santa-de-baena. Easter Week ofBaena (Córdoba). Religion, colour and drums. The Baena Easter week celebrations are the most important fiesta in the town (Cordoba prov…

  • Easter week in Cordoba. Córdoba.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.turismodecordoba.org/seccion/semana-santa-de-cordoba. Passion and emotion in a historic centre which has been declared a World Heritage site by the UNESCO. The city of Cordoba cel…

  • Aracelitana festivities. Lucena.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Lucena. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.andalucia.org/es/eventos/fiestas-aracelitanas/. A tradition in Lucena (Cordoba) whose history goes back four and half centuries. The celebrations begin on the second to last Sunday in Apr…

  • Olive and olive oil sessions. Baena.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Baena. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.baena.es. During the month of November, the village of Baena (Córdoba province) celebrates sessions dedicated to the olive and locally produced olive oil, considered to be one of th…

  • Courtyards Festival in Cordoba. Córdoba.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) During the Courtyards Festival, you’ll discover Cordoba’s lively side. Join in on the street celebrations and dance to the sounds of Flamenco while enjoying the scents of jasmine and orange …

  • Popular Competition of Wrought Iron Grilles and Balconies. Córdoba.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. Many houses in the centre of the city of Cordoba, in Andalusia, adorn their balconies and wrought iron grilles to participate in this competition which each year se…

  • Montilla-Moriles Wine Tasting. Córdoba.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Plaza Colón s/n. 14001. Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) http://www.turismodecordoba.org. Over 20 wineries producing the famous Montilla – Moriles Designation of Origin wines take part in this tasting event in the city of C…

  • Crosses of May. Córdoba.

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    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. The popular festivity of the Crosses of May in Cordoba features numerous crosses made from flowers which are installed throughout the streets and squares of the cit…

  • Cordoba Fair. Córdoba.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …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…

  • Battle of the flowers. Córdoba.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) www.turismodecordoba.org. Every year Cordoba, in Andalusia, hosts this unique parade featuring flowers as the key elements, and which heralds the beginning of a month of festivities in the c…

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