National Tourist Interest festivals

Baptism of the Child in Palencia

Baptism of the Child in Palencia

1st January
Palencia (Palencia)
Religious
On the 1st of January, Palencia celebrates the traditional Baptism of the Child, a procession that has become an ancestral custom, with more than five centuries of history, where the amusing pedrea of sweets and candies takes place.
Three Kings Parade in Santillana del Mar

Three Kings Parade in Santillana del Mar

5th January
Santillana del Mar (Cantabria)
Representation
Every 5th January you can enjoy the Three Kings Parade in Santillana del Mar, an experience where all those attending will witness an authentic journey into the past.
The Three Wise Men Parade in Alcoy

The Three Wise Men Parade in Alcoy

5th January
Alcoy/Alcoi (Alicante)
Representation
The Three Kings Parade in Alcoy is one of the oldest in the country, and one of the most special. In this parade the royal pages go up to the balconies to leave the presents, a real spectacle!
Jarramplas Festival

Jarramplas Festival

From 19th January to 20th January
Piornal (Cáceres)
Representation
On the 19th and 20th of January, Jarramplas walks through the streets of Piornal while neighbours and visitors throw turnips at him.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival

From 25th January to 18th February
Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las (Palmas (Las))
Carnival
The Carnival of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is one of the oldest and most renowned festivals, the streets are dressed up for the party, with lots of colour, music and joy in every corner.
Botillo Exaltation Festival

Botillo Exaltation Festival

From 1st February to 3rd February
Bembibre (León)
Gastronomic
In February, Bembibre (León) celebrates the Festival of Exaltation of the Botillo, a typical sausage from El Bierzo which becomes the protagonist of the event.
The Endiablada

The Endiablada

From 1st February to 3rd February
Almonacid del Marquesado (Cuenca)
Representation
In February, Almonacid del Marquesado celebrates the festival of La Endiablada, where more than a hundred devils walk through the streets of the village with dances and jumps.

Moors and Christians in Bocairent

From 3rd February to 6th February
Bocairent (Valencia)
Historical
The colourful and majestic festivities with a great tradition continue to decorate the streets of this small town in the interior of the province of Valencia. More than 2,000 festeros and festerteras actively participate in the big days of the festivities, along with the rest of the citizens who are, without doubt, also a fundamental part of the Moors and Christians.
Carnival of Verín

Carnival of Verín

From 8th February to 13th February
Verín (Orense)
Carnival
This festival of National Tourist Interest is celebrated for three weeks and every day is full of surprises. It follows an ancestral ritual with the presence of "cigarrones" that walk through the main streets, parades of troupes, floats, music and open-air dances. Weeks of fun and gastronomic feasts.
Herencia Carnival

Herencia Carnival

From 11th February to 22nd February
Herencia (Ciudad Real)
Carnival
In February the Herencia Carnival is celebrated, the most fun party in the area with two weeks of festivities, parades, music, masks and colours. You won't regret it!
Stew Fair in Lalín

Stew Fair in Lalín

From 12th February to 12th February
Lalín (Pontevedra)
Gastronomic
During the Cocido Fair in Lalín, the streets get dressed up to pay tribute to the characteristic dish of the local gastronomy. When you try it, you will be captivated.
The Weddings of Isabel Segura

The Weddings of Isabel Segura

From 16th February to 19th February
Teruel (Teruel)
Representation
In February, Teruel surrenders to the beautiful and tragic love story of Los Amantes de Teruel, with performances in the streets and squares.
Miguelturra Carnival

Miguelturra Carnival

From 17th February to 26th February
Miguelturra (Ciudad Real)
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)
Tradition
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.

International Vintage Car Rally Sitges - Barcelona

From 11th March to 12th March
Sitges (Barcelona)
Tradition
Don't miss the exciting Sitges International Rally! Discover authentic automotive gems produced before 1928 and motorcycles up to 1938, on a challenging 46-kilometer route through a dreamy coastal layout. An unforgettable event for all classic car and competition lovers!

The Fallas of Alzira

From 15th March to 19th March
Alzira (Valencia)
Tradition
The Fallas of Alzira are a unique cultural festival that attracts thousands of visitors every year. They are known for their artistic monuments, music, and pyrotechnic shows. Local cuisine and craftsmanship are also attractive tourist features. An unforgettable experience that you can't miss.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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!
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!
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.
Medieval Week in Montblanc

Medieval Week in Montblanc

From 21st April to 1st May
Montblanc (Tarragona)
Representation
Immerse yourself in the medieval era in the beautiful city of Montblanc. Enjoy exciting knight shows and medieval dances, taste delicious delicacies at the craft market, and marvel at the historical monuments.
The pilgrimage of the Virgin of the Cabeza

The pilgrimage of the Virgin of the Cabeza

From 28th April to 30th April
Andújar (Jaén)
Religious
Experience the oldest pilgrimage in Spain during the last weekend of April, in a Mediterranean natural setting. The strong roots of this tradition will not leave you indifferent.
Almansa Major Festivities

Almansa Major Festivities

From 30th April to 6th May
Almansa (Albacete)
Representation
Discover the excitement of the Moors and Christians parades, music, dance, fireworks, and historical battles that will transport you to another time. Not to mention the rich local cuisine. Live a unique experience.
Festival de los Patios Cordobeses

Festival de los Patios Cordobeses

From 4th May to 19th May
Córdoba (Córdoba)
Floral
The Festival of the 'Patios of Cordoba' takes place in May when the plants and flowers reach their greatest splendor and thousands of residents and visitors enjoy the beauty of the patios.
San Isidro Festival in Yecla

San Isidro Festival in Yecla

From 12th May to 21st May
Yecla (Murcia)
Tradition
Come to Yecla and enjoy the festivities of San Isidro Labrador. Processions, selection of the Queen and Ladies, float parades, music, and the best cuisine await you in this celebration dedicated to the patron saint of farmers.
Caballada of Atenzia

Caballada of Atenzia

31st May
Atienza (Guadalajara)
Historical
The Caballada of Atienza, is an ancient tradition that takes place in Atienza where every year, on the last Sunday of Pentecost, a pilgrimage is made to the chapel of 'La Señora de La Estrella'.
Corpus Christi in Camuñas

Corpus Christi in Camuñas

From 7th June to 11th June
Camuñas (Toledo)
Religious
Discover the magic of Corpus Christi in Camuñas with the impressive Pecados y Danzantes, the procession, and the cultural and gastronomic richness of this unique celebration. Experience an unforgettable experience.
Corpus Christi of Béjar and the Moss Men

Corpus Christi of Béjar and the Moss Men

From 9th June to 11th June
Béjar (Salamanca)
Religious
Experience the medieval legend of the moss-covered warriors who reconquered the city. Festival of National Tourist Interest with processions, camouflage with a green cloak. A symbol that is still alive today. A unique celebration with history, tradition and surprising costumes.

La Orotava Patronal Festivities

From 9th June to 18th June
Orotava, La (Sta. Cruz de Tenerife)
Religious
Experience the magic of La Orotava's patronal festivities: tradition, religious devotion, and folklore come together in a unique celebration. Flower and volcanic rock carpets, pilgrimages, and cultural events await you in this charming municipality in Tenerife.
Paso del Fuego and Móndidas

Paso del Fuego and Móndidas

23rd June
San Pedro Manrique (Soria)
Tradition
On June 23 El Paso del Fuego and Móndidas, is celebrated in San Pedro in Soria, where a large crowd of people to carry out an ancestral event that consists of an initiatory ritual to achieve immortality.
Bonfires of San Juan in La Coruña

Bonfires of San Juan in La Coruña

23rd June
Coruña, A (Coruña)
Tradition
Come to know and enjoy a warm festival with bonfires, sardines and music, the best combination! This is the Bonfires of San Juan de La Coruña in Galicia, Spain.
The Battel of Vine

The Battel of Vine

29th June
Haro (Rioja, La)
Battles
The Battle of Wine is a traditional festival, which takes place on June 29 of each year in the town of Haro (La Rioja), Spain, to celebrate the day of 'San Pedro', which tourists attend, both nationals and foreigners.
Rapa Das Bestas

Rapa Das Bestas

From 1st July to 4th July
Estrada, A (Pontevedra)
Tradition
We invite you to discover an ancestral tradition in Sabucedo (Pontevedra) called Rapa Das Bestas, which consists of cutting the manes of wild horses and is celebrated from 1 to 4 July 2022.

Cider Festival of Nava

From 7th July to 9th July
Nava (Asturias)
Gastronomic
An iconic celebration honoring this beverage. With concerts, cider tastings, and notable events like the Escanciadores Contest, it attracts thousands of people each year. An unmissable experience for cider lovers.

International Festival of Ortigueira

From 9th July to 16th July
Ortigueira (Coruña)
Folklore
Known internationally, it attracts crowds with its seaside stage, concerts by renowned artists, and vibrant festive atmosphere. An unforgettable experience on the magical Galician coast.

The Mystery of Obanos

From 20th July to 27th July
Obanos (Navarra)
Representation
In even years, a medieval legend of the Camino de Santiago comes to life, where the town transforms itself to perform an impressive theatrical representation filled with banners, carriages, and medieval costumes. This performance stands out for its quality and its stage in the Plaza de los Fueros. It is an unmissable spectacle that brings together the community of Obanos and delights visitors.

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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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