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

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …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…

  • Nuestra Señora de La Merced Fiesta. Barcelona.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Pl Sant Jaume, 1. Barcelona. (Catalonia) http://merce.bcn.cat/es. These are the most important fiestas in the city of Barcelona, celebrated around 24 September. These fiestas were first held in 1871, in honour of the Vir…

  • Santa Tecla Fiesta. Tarragona.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Tarragona. (Catalonia) E-mail: ajuntament@tarragona.cat. http://www.tarragona.cat/cultura/festes-i-cultura-popular/santa-tecla. Santa Tecla Fiesta. Tarragona. Giants, music, fire and popular traditions. This celebration …

  • Sant Joan. Tarragona.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Tarragona. (Catalonia) E-mail: turisme@tarragona.cat. www.tarragonaturisme.cat. The city of Tarragona celebrates the shortest night of the year with its traditional bonfires. The summer solstice is traditionally a night …

  • La Patum de Berga Fiesta. Berga.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    …Berga. Barcelona. (Catalonia) http://www.lapatum.cat/. The fiesta of La Patum de Berga in Catalonia has been declared Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The fiesta coincides with Corpu…

  • Corpus Christi in Sitges. Sitges.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Pl. Ajuntament, sn. Sitges. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: tradicionsifestes@sitges.cat. https://www.sitgescorpus.cat/. Carpets of flowers adorn the main streets of this town in the province of Barcelona. Sitges , just 3…

  • Barcelona-Sitges International Period Cars Rally. Sitges.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …c/Nou, 14. 08870. Sitges. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: rally@rallybarcelonasitges.com. www.rallybarcelonasitges.com. Pre-1924 museum vehicles participate in this unusual rally. This classic car rally has been held sinc…

  • The Passion. Esparreguera.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Esparreguera. Barcelona. (Catalonia) http://www.lapassio.net/. La Passió de Esparreguera. From the 16th century the Great Theatre of La Passió has been acting in Esparreguera, reminiscent of the old, medieval 'autos'. Su…

  • Girona, temps de flors (flower season). Gerona.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Rambla de la Llibertat, 1. 17004. Girona. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: turisme@ajgirona.cat. http://www.gironatempsdeflors.net. The Girona, temps de flors (flower season) show is held every year in Girona's Barri Vell nei…

  • Mystery of the Passion. Cervera.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Cervera. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: info@lapassiodecervera.com. http://www.lapassiodecervera.com/. Mystery of the Passion (Lleida). Religious play that reflects the passion of Christ through the residents of Cervera. Th…

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