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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  • La Cordà de Paterna. Paterna.

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    …Paterna. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) https://www.lacorda.es/. This is the only celebration of tourist interest related to gunpowder and fire, and one of the oldest festivals in Paterna. The Cordà marks the en…

  • Bilbao's "Aste Nagusia" (Great Week) Celebrations. Bilbao.

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    …Bilbao. Bizkaia. (Basque Country) http://www.bilbaoturismo.net/BilbaoTurismo/es/folclore-y-fiestas-populares/aste-nagusia_2. During the Semana Grande de Bilbao, there are fiestas in honour of the Virgen de Begoña. Bilbao…

  • La Tomatina tomato festival. Buñol.

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    …Buñol. Valencia-València. (Region of Valencia) www.latomatina.info. The origins of this mass tomato battle date back to a fight amongst children in 1945 and it has been celebrated every year since then. The “Tomatina” is…

  • Battle of the flowers in Laredo. Laredo.

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    …39770. Laredo. Cantabria. E-mail: batalladeflores@batalladeflores.net. http://batalladeflores.net/. The streets of the town of Laredo in Cantabria are filled with an abundance of fresh flowers during this popular festiva…

  • History Festival. Ribadavia.

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    …Ribadavia. Ourense. (Galicia) E-mail: oficina.turismo.ourense@xunta.es. http://www.turgalicia.es/. Fiesta of Ribadavia History. Travel back to the Middle Ages for a day. On the last Saturday in August you can spend a tru…

  • El Cipotegato. Tarazona.

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    …Tarazona. Zaragoza. (Aragón) E-mail: cultura@tarazona.es. http://www.tarazona.es/tu-ciudad/conoce-tarazona/cultura-y-tradicion. Festive tradition in the town of Tarazona, in Zaragoza (Aragon) featuring the main character…

  • Buitrago del Lozoya's Medieval Fair.

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    …Buitrago del Lozoya. Madrid. (Madrid Region) Oficina de Turismo. E-mail: turismo@buitrago.org. http://www.ayto-buitragodellozoya.es/. A different idea which will transport you back to a time of kings, knights and princes…

  • The Cantabrian Wars. Corrales de Buelna, Los.

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    …c/ San Jorge s/n Centro Social La Rasilla. 39400. Corrales, Los. Corrales de Buelna, Los. Cantabria. E-mail: secretaria@guerrascantabras.net. www.guerrascantabras.net. The town of Corrales de Buelna, in the Region of Can…

  • Main Fiestas in Vilafranca del Penedés. Vilafranca del Penedès.

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    …Carrer de la Cort, 14. 08720. Vilafranca del Penedès. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: festamajor@vilafranca.cat. http://www.festamajorvilafranca.cat/. Fiestas in honour of San Félix that fill the streets with dancing, con…

  • Monesterio Ham Day. Monesterio.

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    …Monesterio. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.jamondemonesterio.org/. The village of Monesterio (Badajoz) organises this gastronomic celebration which is attended by more than 10,000 people from all over Spain. The festi…

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