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The Day of the Cross in Granada

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May Crosses is a festival celebrated in many placed of Andalusia at the end of April and the beginnings of May. In Granada, it is celebrated on the 3rd of May. It is the Day of the Cross and Granada squares and ‘patios’ are decorated with big crosses made of flowers. With a secular tradition, […]

Carnival of Cádiz

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The Carnival of Cádiz is one of the most renowned carnivals in Spain. There are music and performances around the streets during nearly the two weeks that it lasts. Moreover, rehearsals, recitals and contests are held throughout the year. Come and find all the info in our blog *International Tourist Interest  

The Three Wise Men of El Castillo de las Guardas

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The particular feature of the Three Wise Men Parade of El Castillo de Las Guardas is that it takes place on the morning of the 6th, the day of the festivity, instead of being celebrated the previous evening, as usual. The Three Wise Men y arrive in this beautiful village in the heart of the […]

Viking Festival, Catoira -Pontevedra-

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The Viking Festival is held in Catoira, Galicia, located in the Northwest of Spain. Neighbours of this village, dressed as Vikings, perform a spectacular reenactment of the Viking landing and the defence of ‘Torres de Oeste’ (West Towers) area, as it happened 10 centuries ago.  It takes place on the first weekend of August. *Festival […]

Three Wise Men Parade at Higuera de la Sierra

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The ‘Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos’ or Three Wise Men Parade at Higuera de la Sierra , Huelva province, is an impressive parade where the inhabitants of the village play out scenes from the Bible of a great affinity with the culture of the time. Surprisingly, they stand immobile despite the low temperatures of this […]

Descenso Folclórico Del Nalón 2017

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El Descenso Folclórico del Río Nalón, es una fiesta lúdica en la que originales embarcaciones son construidas por los propios participantes del descenso, que tendrán que ‘navegar’ por el río Nalón, de muy poco caudal. Tiene lugar en la localidad de Pola De Laviana, el tercer o cuarto fin de semana de agosto, entre el […]

‘Els Enfarinats’

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The madness of ‘Els Enfarinats‘ (the floured men) is a peculiar festival which takes place in Ibi, Alicante, the Day of the Innocents. A very singular battle takes place that day. After taking control of the city, the ‘Els Enfarinats’ will fight with eggs, flour and firecrackers against the Opposition.   Click here for more info, […]

‘Festa Major de Sitges’

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In honour of its Patron Saint, Saint Bartomeu, the ‘Festa Major’ of Sitges takes place around the 24th. Typical dances with a long tradition such as the ‘Moixiganga‘ are performed out on the streets. *National Tourist Interest Much more info including photos and video here  

The ‘Cipotegato’

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The ‘Cipotegato’ is the central character of the Festival celebrated in honour of the patron saint of Tarazona, San Atilano.  Dressed in a harlequine´s disguise, he runs among the crowd, who pelt him with tomatoes. *National Tourist Interest Click here to see much more info in our blog    

The Water Festival -San Roque – Vilagarcía de Arousa

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On August 16 Vilagarcía de Arousa celebrates its patron saint ‘fiestas’ in honour of San Roque. Immediately after a religious ceremony on which people move the statue of the saint to the sound of a typical ‘pasodoble’, the water festival starts. For aproximately three hours water-hydrants, buckets, sprayers, water pistols, hoses and fire engines are […]