Tradition festivals

Pingüinos, motorcycle rally in Valladolid

Pingüinos, motorcycle rally in Valladolid

From 12th January to 15th January
Valladolid (Valladolid)
Pingüinos is the most radical motorcycle rally in Europe, with freezing temperatures that are compensated by a lively atmosphere with tastings, concerts, excursions and even a Guinness record. Don't miss it!
Sant Antoni festivities in Barcelona

Sant Antoni festivities in Barcelona

From 13th January to 23rd January
Barcelona (Barcelona)
For Sant Antoni you can enjoy the best of Barcelona's culture at the Festes of Sant Antoni, with giants and big-heads, theatre, dance, concerts and activities for all ages.
San Sebastian Tamborrada

San Sebastian Tamborrada

From 20th January to 20th January
Donostia-San Sebastián (Guipúzcoa)
On the 20th of January, for San Sebastian, the tamborradas (drummers) go through the streets of Donosti playing the marches of the maestro Sarriegi, a spectacle of colour and sound!
Festival of the Cuadrillas in Barranda

Festival of the Cuadrillas in Barranda

From 26th January to 28th January
Caravaca de la Cruz (Murcia)
At the end of January the Fiesta de las Cuadrillas is held, where the streets of Barranda host the clash of the cuadrillas and the different bands perform traditional songs and dances of the most joyful and entertaining kind.
The Candlemas of Almendralejo

The Candlemas of Almendralejo

From 1st February to 4th February
Almendralejo (Badajoz)
Live the experience of being part of Las Candelas de Almendralejo, a ritual of purification in which the nights are illuminated by bonfires that eliminate all evil.
Traginers Festival in Balsareny

Traginers Festival in Balsareny

From 1st February to 4th February
Balsareny (Barcelona)
On the Sunday before carnival, the Fiesta de los Traginers is held, a tribute to the honourable work of the muleteer. A parade of horses and carriages takes place in the streets of Balsareny in a lively musical atmosphere.

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.
The Fallas of Valencia

The Fallas of Valencia

From 26th February to 19th March
Valencia (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.

Gabarreros Festival in El Espinar

From 4th March to 12th March
Espinar, El (Segovia)
A unique celebration that combines tradition, culture and fun. It is an opportunity to enjoy the local gastronomy, learn about the history and crafts of the area and enjoy a festive and cozy atmosphere. If you are looking for an authentic and memorable experience, don't miss this popular festival in the heart of the Sierra de Guadarrama.

The Cincomarzada

5th March
Zaragoza (Zaragoza)
An entire program of outdoor activities takes place in Tío Jorge Park to celebrate how a whole city defended itself with whatever was at hand against an invasion.

International Vintage Car Rally Sitges - Barcelona

From 11th March to 12th March
Sitges (Barcelona)
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!

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.

Where to eat the best cachopo?

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Crema Catalana

Crema Catalana

(Cataluña)
Postres
Crema Catalana is a traditional dessert from Catalonia. Creamy custard with burnt caramel on top. Deliciously smooth and crunchy at the same time.

Where to eat the best crema catalana?

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Manchego Shepherd's Migas
Photo: Turismo Castilla La Mancha

Manchego Shepherd's Migas

(Castilla la Mancha)
Primeros platos
Traditional Manchego dish. Crumbled bread, chorizo, bacon, and oil create a crispy texture and smoky flavor. It comforts the stomach and the spirit.

Where to eat the best migas de pastor manchegas?

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Partir la Vieja in Arriate

Partir la Vieja in Arriate

14th March
Arriate (Málaga)
Tradition
The Feast of “Partir la Vieja” brings the whole family together in the countryside to forget the fast and challenge the old Lent. A special occasion that is worth living and that you cannot miss!

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.

The Fallas of Denia

From 17th March to 19th March
Dénia (Alicante)
Tradition
Come and enjoy the Fallas of Denia! Discover its impressive cardboard and papier-mâché figures, its parades of marching bands and the spectacular burning of the fallas in a huge bonfire, a party not to be missed!

The Night of the Pepitas

From 18th March to 18th March
Ferrol (Coruña)
Tradition
Experience a unique and beloved tradition in Ferrol's Fiesta de las Pepitas! Join the men in capes and hats as they roam the streets, singing and playing music with traditional instruments, and offer pepitas to women in exchange for food and drink. A must-see event attracting thousands of visitors each year!
The Bollo Festival in Avilés

The Bollo Festival in Avilés

From 30th March to 1st 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 Humarrachos

The Humarrachos

31st March
Berja (Almería)
Tradition
Patron saint festivities in honour of San Tesifón, where the locals light large bonfires, taste local food and drink, dance and enjoy live music. A unique experience of Andalusian culture and traditions.
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!
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.

Water Monday in Salamanca

17th April
Salamanca (Salamanca)
Tradition
Come to Salamanca and celebrate the Lunes de Aguas! Enjoy a day in the countryside with friends and family while tasting the delicious hornazo, a typical dish of the festivity. Discover the history behind this tradition that dates back to the 16th century. Don't miss it!
Fiestas of the Holy and Vera Cruz in Caravaca de la Cruz

Fiestas of the Holy and Vera Cruz in Caravaca de la Cruz

From 1st May to 5th May
Caravaca de la Cruz (Murcia)
Tradition
Experience the excitement of one of the oldest festivals in Spain, the spectacular race of the Wine Horses, the procession of the Vera Cruz, and the battle of Moors and Christians. Don't miss it!
San Isidro Festival in Madrid

San Isidro Festival in Madrid

From 5th May to 15th May
Madrid (Madrid)
Tradition
Celebrate the San Isidro Festival in Madrid: a festivity full of history, culture and fun. Enjoy the best concerts, fairs, workshops, bullfights and much more. A unique opportunity to get to know the city and its tradition. Don't miss it!
The Crujía of Gamones

The Crujía of Gamones

6th May
Ubrique (Cádiz)
Tradition
At the beginning of May, the festival of the Crujía de Gamones is celebrated in Ubrique (Cádiz), where fire and fun are the main protagonists along with the flowers of the gamones, an unforgettable festival!
Jerez Horse Fair

Jerez Horse Fair

From 6th May to 13th May
Jerez de la Frontera (Cádiz)
Tradition
Discover the magic of the Horse Fair, one of the most important fairs in Spain, where you can enjoy equestrian shows such as the Horse and Carriage Parade, booths, and attractions for the whole family. An unforgettable and unique experience!
San Isidro Festival in Yecla

San Isidro Festival in Yecla

From 10th May to 19th 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.
Witch Festival of Alcantarilla

Witch Festival of Alcantarilla

From 12th May to 21st May
Alcantarilla (Murcia)
Tradition
A unique celebration full of history and fantasy. Organized by the Federation of Peñas, the tradition dates back to the 16th century and takes place in spring to purify all negativity. In addition to the burning of the witch, there are parades, music, and activities for all ages.
Nabata descent on the Cinca River

Nabata descent on the Cinca River

21st May
Laspuña (Huesca)
Tradition
Watching the descent of boats made from logs along the Cinca River down to Aínsa is quite a spectacle, as it revives the tradition of a lost trade.
Puertollano's Feast of the Holy Vow

Puertollano's Feast of the Holy Vow

From 24th May to 25th May
Puertollano (Ciudad Real)
Tradition
Discover the centuries-old tradition of the Holy Vow in Puertollano. Enjoy the blessing of rolls, the cow parade, the bonfires, and the delicious sacred stew. Awards, medieval market, and a photography rally complete this unique experience.
El Marrano de San Antón

El Marrano de San Antón

13th June
Alberca, La (Salamanca)
Tradition
The Marrano of San Antón, is a tradition that takes place in 'La Alberca', Salamanca and in which a pig is released through the streets of the town after being blessed and which coincides with the traditional festival of San Antonio de Padua, which is celebrated on June 13 and gathers the people from all over Spain as well as foreign visitors.
Fallas in honor of the Virgen de Ribera

Fallas in honor of the Virgen de Ribera

17th June
Pobla de Segur, La (Lérida)
Tradition
Discover the ancestral fire ignited by the summer solstice, the torches descending the mountain, the offering to the Virgin, the sardanas, and the rich cuisine of Pallars Jussà. Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
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.

The Compromise of Caspe

From 23rd June to 25th June
Caspe (Zaragoza)
Tradition
For three days, a medieval town in Caspe is reenacted to exemplify the pact that resolved the lack of an heir to the crown in an exemplary manner. With a rich program of recreational and cultural activities.
Isil Bonfires Festival

Isil Bonfires Festival

From 23rd June to 25th June
Alt Àneu (Lérida)
Tradition
Come and enjoy a magical celebration in Isil, to celebrate the summer solstice. The fallaires of the village bring down the fire from the mountains, light the bonfires, and start the 'pla' dance. Join us!
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.

Yeguas Round-up in Almonte

26th June
Almonte (Huelva)
Tradition
Come to Almonte and experience this centuries-old tradition, enjoy the beauty of horses and mares in their natural habitat, in the Doñana marshes. A unique livestock event that you shouldn't miss.
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.

Santander's Baños de Ola (Ocean Baths)

From 13th July to 16th July
Santander (Cantabria)
Tradition
Queen Isabel II promoted this therapeutic trend, and El Sardinero, the first Spanish beach to embrace it. A captivating and healthy tradition. The festival offers beach activities for all, concerts, workshops, and other celebration spots throughout the city.
Festivities in Honor of Our Lady of the Rosary in Belvís de Monroy

Festivities in Honor of Our Lady of the Rosary in Belvís de Monroy

From 2nd August to 6th August
Belvís de Monroy (Cáceres)
Tradition
The historical municipality of Belvís de Monroy celebrates the festivity in honor of the Virgin of the Rosary. Being Villa and retaining the strong defensive character at the same time religious, is a festival that unites both characteristics and merges them with fun, joy, orchestras and many popular activities.

Cultural week in Campo

From 3rd August to 11th August
Campo (Huesca)
Tradition
Cultural week held the week before the town's main festivities. Each year the theme of the cultural week is different, with activities taking place every day of the week.

Upcoming festivals

Emérita Lúdica

From 20th May to 26th May
Mérida (Badajoz)
Emérita Lúdica
Discover the fascinating Roman world at Emérita Lúdica. Immerse yourself in historical reenactments, gladiator battles, Roman gastronomy, and cultural activities in Mérida. A unique experience filled with fun and knowledge.

Pilgrimage of the Virgin of Navahonda in Robledo de Chavela

From 21st May to 28th May
Robledo de Chavela (Madrid)
Discover the tradition of the Pilgrimage of the Virgin of Navahonda. Experience the excitement of carrying the image of the virgin in procession from her hermitage to the town church and enjoy the festivities, traditional dances, local cuisine, and much more.

Puertollano's Feast of the Holy Vow

From 24th May to 25th May
Puertollano (Ciudad Real)
Puertollano's Feast of the Holy Vow
Discover the centuries-old tradition of the Holy Vow in Puertollano. Enjoy the blessing of rolls, the cow parade, the bonfires, and the delicious sacred stew. Awards, medieval market, and a photography rally complete this unique experience.

May festivities in Aldeire

From 26th May to 28th May
Aldeire (Granada)
May festivities in Aldeire
At the end of May, Aldeire becomes a stage where Moors and Christians thank the patron saint of the town, the Virgin of the Rosary, for mediating between them.

Caballada of Atenzia

31st May
Atienza (Guadalajara)
Caballada of Atenzia
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'.

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