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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  • Malaga Fair. Málaga.

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    …Málaga. Malaga. (Andalusia) E-mail: info@malagaturismo.com. http://www.malagaturismo.com/. The Malaga fair commemorates the city's capture by the Catholic Monarchs in August 1487, and is celebrated with a range of activi…

  • Wine Harvest Festival. Montilla.

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    …Montilla. Cordoba. (Andalusia) On the first days of September, the Andalusia village of Montilla (Cordoba province) celebrates its Wine Harvest Festival. The celebration gets underway with the crushing of grapes collecte…

  • "Cascamorras".

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    …Granada. (Andalusia) http://el-cascamorras.com/. The "Cascamorras", a character reminiscent of medieval jongleurs, comes up against the inhabitants of Baza and Guadix in a traditional and harmless battle. In September, G…

  • Wine Harvest Festival. Jerez de la Frontera.

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    …Jerez de la Frontera. Cadiz. (Andalusia) http://www.jerez.es/especiales/fiestas_de_la_vendimia/. Wine Harvest Festival. The Wine Harvest festival takes place in Jerez de la Frontera in September, and coincides with the s…

  • San Lucas Fair. Jaén.

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    …Jaén. (Andalusia) http://www.turjaen.org/es/que-hacer/fiestas-y-ocio. Halfway through October, Fiestas in honour of the Patron Saint of San Lucas are held in Jaén. A broad range of events are organised in an enclosure se…

  • Festivity of the Inmaculada Concepción. Seville.

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    …Sevilla. (Andalusia) This celebration takes place every year in Seville Cathedral, and the traditional Seises dance is performed. The Day of the Inmaculada Concepción is celebrated in Seville with the Seises dance. It is…

  • Easter Week in Cabra. Cabra.

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    …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.

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    …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…

  • Easter week in Granada. Granada.

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    …Granada. (Andalusia) http://www.granadatur.com/semana-santa. Monumental settings for a colourful and memorable celebration. There are numerous unforgettable moments in the Easter celebrations in Granada, in which 32 cofr…

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