Festivals on April

Go through the festivals that we show you in April, surely there is one that will surprise you.

Festivities that had already started before

Spring and Cherry Blossom in the Jerte Valley

Spring and Cherry Blossom in the Jerte Valley

From 17th March to 30th April
Jerte (Cáceres)
Floral
Dare to discover the secrets of the Valley of Spring, and don't miss the greatest natural spectacle, where more than one and a half million cherry trees dress in white in the Jerte Valley. Come and enjoy it!
The Passion of Esparreguera

The Passion of Esparreguera

From 19th March to 1st May
Esparreguera (Barcelona)
Representation
A unique and emotional representation of the Passion of Christ, which takes place outdoors on an impressive natural stage. With more than 500 actors, live music, and special effects, it is an unforgettable experience that attracts thousands of visitors every year.
Holly Week in Cartagena

Holly Week in Cartagena

From 31st March to 9th April
Cartagena (Murcia)
Religious
Discover the Holy Week of Cartagena, with its impressive processions and valuable artistic heritage. The order and discipline of the penitents, the flowers, lights and music await you in this Mediterranean city. Come and live a unique experience.

1st April

The Passion of Cervera

The Passion of Cervera

From 1st April to 29th April
Cervera (Lérida)
Representation
An impressive theatrical representation of the Passion of Christ that attracts thousands of visitors every Easter. With a long tradition and an impressive staging, a must for theatre and culture lovers.

2nd April

Holy Week of Malaga

Holy Week of Malaga

From 2nd April to 9th April
Málaga (Málaga)
Religious
One of the most impressive in Spain, known for its processions full of passion and devotion. Every year, thousands of people from all over the world come to the city to experience the magic of this unique festival. The floats, carried on the shoulders of the brotherhood members, are true works of art, decorated with flowers and candles, creating an incredibly emotional atmosphere.
Holy Week in Seville

Holy Week in Seville

From 2nd April to 9th April
Sevilla (Sevilla)
Religious
A unique event that offers an exciting and authentic experience, where devotion and art merge in the processions of the brotherhoods. It also represents a unique opportunity to enjoy the local gastronomy and get to know the city in a festive and welcoming atmosphere.

Holly Week in Fuencaliente

From 2nd April to 9th April
Fuencaliente (Ciudad Real)
Experience the fervor of Holy Week in Fuencaliente with religious activities, including the Via Crucis, processions, and celebrations of the Holy Week services from Holy Wednesday to Resurrection Sunday in the parish temple.

Popular dishes of thouse festivals

Cachopo
Photo: Turismo Asturias - Joaquín Fanjul

Cachopo

(Principado de Asturias)
Veal fillets stuffed with ham and cheese, breaded and fried. Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside. A delicacy of Asturian cuisine.

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Fideuá

Fideuá

(Comunidad Valenciana)
Primeros platos
Similar to paella but with short strands of fine pasta. Seafood, saffron, and garlic enhance its flavor. Mediterranean delight.

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6th April

The Empalaos of Valverde de la Vera

The Empalaos of Valverde de la Vera

6th April
Valverde de la Vera (Cáceres)
Religious
Discover the mystique of 'Los Empalaos' on the night of Maundy Thursday, where participants barefoot carry crosses and crowns of thorns while dressed and masked as 'Empalaos'. A silent procession through the streets of Valverde de la Vera culminates in the emotional crossing and kneeling of two 'Empalaos'.
Easter Week in Verges

Easter Week in Verges

From 6th April to 9th April
Verges (Gerona)
Religious
Easter Week in Verges is a unique cultural experience where you can immerse yourself in the rich religious and folkloric tradition of Catalonia. From the impressive danse macabre to the processions and liturgical events, every moment of the celebration is an opportunity to learn first-hand about the customs and history of the region. Don't miss this unique and unforgettable experience.
Easter Week in Cuenca

Easter Week in Cuenca

From 6th April to 9th April
Cuenca (Cuenca)
Religious
Cuenca has a medieval old town that transports you to another era with its cobbled streets, hanging houses and spectacular views of the river Júcar. The magic of the city is intensified during Holy Week, when processions wind through the narrow streets of the old town, creating an even more special and unique atmosphere. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the tradition and beauty of Cuenca at Easter.
Easter Week in Elche

Easter Week in Elche

From 6th April to 9th April
Elche/Elx (Alicante)
Religious
A religious celebration of great tradition and cultural richness that has been held since the Middle Ages. It stands out for the representation of the Mystery of the Passion in the Basilica of Santa Maria and for its impressive processions and parades through the streets of the city. A unique and authentic experience in a setting of great beauty and historical heritage.
Holy Week in Valladolid

Holy Week in Valladolid

From 6th April to 9th April
Valladolid (Valladolid)
Religious
A unique and emotional celebration that combines religion, art, and culture in an atmosphere full of tradition and passion. Its processions, images, music, and gastronomy make it a unique experience for any visitor. Discover the history and most prominent values of one of the most important and moving Holy Weeks in Spain. We're waiting for you in Valladolid!
The Bajada del Ángel and Holy Week in Tudela

The Bajada del Ángel and Holy Week in Tudela

From 6th April to 9th April
Tudela (Navarra)
Religious
An impressive celebration that takes place on Easter Sunday. It includes the descent of a child dressed as an angel from the church tower, followed by an exciting theatrical performance with biblical characters. This tradition, dating back to the 13th century, is a unique expression of Tudela's religious devotion and an unmissable tourist attraction that attracts thousands of visitors every year.
Holly Week in Viveiro

Holly Week in Viveiro

From 6th April to 9th April
Viveiro (Lugo)
Religious
Come to Viveiro and live a unique experience during Easter Week. Discover its solemn processions and valuable religious imagery, declared of International Tourist Interest. Immerse yourself in Galician culture and enjoy the hospitality of its people in an incomparable setting.
Valencia's Maritime Holy Week

Valencia's Maritime Holy Week

From 6th April to 9th April
Valencia (Valencia)
Religious
A unique celebration that combines religious tradition with the maritime culture of the city. With processions that traverse the port and the beach, as well as cultural and gastronomic activities, it is an event that attracts visitors from all over the world. The processions of the Virgen del Carmen and the Bajada del Cristo del Grao are noteworthy. Don't miss it!
Holly Week in Yecla

Holly Week in Yecla

From 6th April to 9th April
Yecla (Murcia)
Religious
Discover the exciting Holy Week of Yecla with its Calvary procession, the Farolicos carried by children, the Santo Entierro, and enjoy the popular "Suelta del Diablo" by throwing candies on Easter Sunday.

Holy Week of Zamor

From 6th April to 9th April
Zamora (Zamora)
Religious
An impressive celebration for its solemn and deeply religious nature, where silence is a fundamental part of its processions. The streets are filled with an atmosphere of respect and solemnity, while the most revered images of the city parade in processions full of solemnity and devotion. A unique experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the tradition and religiousness of the region that you cannot miss.

Holy Week in Lorca

From 6th April to 9th April
Lorca (Murcia)
Religious
Immerse yourself in Holy Week in Lorca and discover the impressive "pasos" carried on the shoulders of the brotherhood members, the emotional performances of the cuadrillas, and the competition between brotherhoods. An experience that will not leave you indifferent.

7th April

Rompida de la Hora

Rompida de la Hora

7th April
Calanda (Teruel)
Religious
On Good Friday in Calanda the Tamborrada or Rompida de la Hora is celebrated, with the beating of drums and giant bass drums, a festival declared Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

8th April

La Charrada Festival

La Charrada Festival

8th April
Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca)
Folklore
A regional touristic celebration held on Holy Saturday, featuring folk groups from the region and Portugal showcasing traditional costumes and music in the vibrant Plaza Mayor. A unique display of Salamanca's folk culture not to be missed.
The Bollo Festival in Avilés

The Bollo Festival in Avilés

From 8th April to 10th April
Avilés (Asturias)
Tradition
Celebrate the end of Holy Week with parades of floats, music and dance, and enjoy the traditional and delicious Bollo. Join the massive street feast and live the most authentic Asturian experience. We're waiting for you!

San Telmo Festival in Tui

From 8th April to 17th April
Tui (Pontevedra)
Come and enjoy the Patron Saint Festivities in Tui! Be amazed by the colorful parades, giants and big-heads, live music, and fireworks. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience.

9th April

The Bujots Massacre

The Bujots Massacre

9th April
Ciutadella de Menorca (Baleares)
Tradition
Discover a unique traditional Menorcan festival, where straw dolls representing well-known figures are shot down with blank-firing shotguns. A one-of-a-kind festival in the world celebrated in Ciutadella on Easter Sunday. Don't miss it!
Spring Festival of Murcia

Spring Festival of Murcia

From 9th April to 16th April
Murcia (Murcia)
Tradition
Join the celebration of the arrival of spring and immerse yourself in Murcian culture. A week where you will experience the joy of the Bando de la Huerta, the excitement of the Entierro de la Sardina, the devotion of the Romería, and many other activities. Don't miss it!
Calañas Pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of the Coronada

Calañas Pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of the Coronada

9th April
Calañas (Huelva)
Discover the moving Calañas Pilgrimage, where faith blends with tradition. Procession, music, and devotion in honor of Our Lady of the Coronada in a natural setting.

10th April

The Piedaescrita Pilgrimage

The Piedaescrita Pilgrimage

10th April
Campanario (Badajoz)
Religious
A popular festival in honor of the Virgin of Piedraescrita, featuring a parade of tissue paper floats, music, and dance. It offers a countryside day with tasting of local cuisine, and ends with a party in the city center. Declared of Tourist Interest in Extremadura, it is a crowded and colorful event.

11th April

The Painted Eggs of Pola de Siero

The Painted Eggs of Pola de Siero

11th April
Siero (Asturias)
Tradition
Discover the painted eggs in La Pola de Siero. Since the 18th century, this colorful Asturian tradition has been filled with color with these hand-decorated eggs. Admire the miniature works of art and be surprised by the variety of motifs you can find.

12th April

San Vicente Ferrer Festivities in Teulada

From 12th April to 23rd April
Teulada (Alicante)
Come to Teulada and celebrate our patron saint festivities in honor of San Vicente Ferrer! Enjoy music, food, dancing, and fun in a traditional and welcoming atmosphere. We're waiting for you!

13th April

Festivities of San Vicente Ferrer in La Vall d'Uixó

From 13th April to 24th April
Vall d'Uixó, la (Castellón)
Festivities of National Tourist Interest that attract many visitors to enjoy a wide range of activities. For its excellent musical line-up and the open-air dances with orchestra. The bullfighting poster is another of its attractions, together with the Agricultural Fair which every year fills the municipality with gastronomy.

14th April

Santo Toribio Festivities in Palencia

From 14th April to 16th April
Palencia (Palencia)
Religious
Celebration with music, gastronomy, sports activities, and fireworks. As a climax, the procession of the Saint to the Cristo chapel, followed by the throwing of bread and cheese to the attendees. An opportunity to enjoy Palencia's culture, tradition, and cuisine.

Go through the festivals that we show you in April, surely there is one that will surprise you.

Upcoming festivals

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

From 15th February to 26th February
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Sta. Cruz de Tenerife)
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
The most Brazilian Carnival in Spain is that of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 15 days of joy, dance, fun and fun. The highlight: the fancy dress costumes at the Gala for the Election of the Queen of the Festivities.

Miguelturra Carnival

From 17th February to 26th February
Miguelturra (Ciudad Real)
Miguelturra Carnival
The Miguelturra Carnival is a fun experience in which you will be more than a spectator: costumes, masks and music fill every street of the town with colour and joy.

The Fallas of Gandía

From 19th February to 19th March
Gandia (Valencia)
Enjoy our Fallas monuments, float parades, paella contests, concerts, fireworks shows, and the burning of the Fallas monuments during 'Nit del Foc'. Furthermore, Gandía offers a rich history and culture with tourist attractions such as the Ducal Palace of the Borja family, the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria, Gandía Beach, and the Gandía Marsh Natural Park.

Jerez Flamenco Festival

From 24th February to 11th March
Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz)
Don't miss the Jerez Flamenco Festival! Immerse yourself in the Andalusian culture and enjoy the best flamenco artists in a unique environment, surrounded by delicious gastronomy and wine. A unique experience that you cannot miss. #JerezFlamencoFestival

The Fallas of Valencia

From 26th February to 19th March
Valencia (Valencia)
The Fallas of Valencia
We invite you to enjoy a great traditional, joyful and colorful festival that takes place in the city of Valencia. The Fallas of Valencia are celebrated from March 15 to 19.

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From 6th July to 14th July
Pamplona/Iruña (Navarra)
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