12 meses 12 fiestas en Espana is a great visual summary of some of the country’s most important national and/or regional fiestas. Among them are:
January: Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos in Alcoy, Alicante
February: Carnival in Cadiz, Andalusia and in Tenerife, Canary Islands
March: Semana Santa throughout Andalusia
April: Feria de Abril in Seville, Andalusia
May: El Rocio in Almonte, Huelva
June: Noche de San Juan, throughout Spain (national)
July: San Fermin in Pamplona, Navarra
August: Tomatina in Bunol, Valencia
September: Virgen de la Salud in Algemesi, Valencia
October: Moros y Cristianos in Alcoy, Alicante and Virgen del Pilar in Zaragoza,
November: Fiesta de la Vendimia in La Rioja
December: Escobazos en la Vera in Jarandilla de la Vera, Caceres
It is always a great idea to time your trip and organize your itinerary in such a way as to include some of these fiestas into your Spanish trip. When designing your itinerary we will always consider these, and many other more localized and less known (but equally fascinating) celebrations, in order to immerse you in Spanish culture and traditions. After all, there’s no better way to truly experience the real Spain than to mingle with Spaniards during their most beloved holidays, such as Semana Santa, San Isidro, San Fermin or Reyes Magos.
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any help in organizing your Spanish trip around these (and many other) fiestas.