12 Awesome Summer Festivals in Spain
Jun09

12 Awesome Summer Festivals in Spain

Spain’s summertime offerings are plentiful, from beachside music festivals to small-town ferias. You’ll find flamenco and jazz bashes and patron saint fêtes in nearly every corner of Spain. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites to help you plan your summer travels. El Colacho // Castrillo de Murcia, Burgos // Corpus Christi Spain has loads of strange festivals with ancient origins, but El Colacho has to be one of the...

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Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s in Spain
Nov27

Celebrating Christmas and New Year’s in Spain

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and not just because it’s Christmas, but because of the whole host of holidays that Spain’s month-long celebration brings. From December 6th until January 6th, get ready to eat, drink and be merry (and go very broke in the process). Wondering how to spend the Christmas season in Spain? Grab some mantecados and read on! Even though you’ll see lights strung up...

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Required Reading for the Feria de Abril
May05

Required Reading for the Feria de Abril

For 51 long weeks out of the year, the lot just adjacent to the port of Seville sits empty. But as springtime approaches, makeshift tents are slowly erected and paper lanterns strung up around the dozen streets named for bullfighters. Ya huele a Feria, y olé, it’s time for Seville’s biggest fête. Two weeks after the solemn floats of Holy Week have been stored in their churches, the Real de la Feria becomes a display of...

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Ten Festivals You Can’t Miss in Spain, Part Two
Apr23

Ten Festivals You Can’t Miss in Spain, Part Two

updated Summer 2018 Spain has long been known as the place for siesta and fiesta. Whether you’re studying or traveling this summer around Spain or considering making it your long-term home, the heart and soul of the country is in its festivals. We’ve already told you five of our favorites through the first half of the year in an earlier post. Here are five more mega-parties for the rest of the summer in Spain. Our advice?...

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Ten Festivals You Can’t Miss in Spain, Part One
Jan06

Ten Festivals You Can’t Miss in Spain, Part One

If there’s anything you already know about Spain, it’s that their fiestas are world-renowned, and seemingly every other day. Given the plethora of parties to choose from we decided to make merry making in Spain a bit easier by telling you about the ten biggest and best. We’ve organized our list by date so you can plan your travels accordingly and our advice is to book early, as each festival draws hundreds of thousands every year....

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