NEWS

Descent of the River Sella

7 June 2018
The descent of the river Sella, also known as the festival of Piraguas makes a great part of Asturian tradition and culture. It takes place annually on the first Saturday of August between the villages of Arrondias and Ribadesella and is said to be the first Spanish celebration of festive-sportive character. Therefore it was declared festival of international tourist interest.

San Fermínes in Pamplona

25 May 2018
Every year, the quiet streets of the small town of Pamplona in the north of Spain turn into a huge and loud festivity that lasts for an entire week. The patron saint Fermín gets his own unique celebrations that annually start on July 6th and end 8 days later on July 14th.

Bonfires of San Juan

10 May 2018
Summer is just around the corner and people in Spain are celebrating its arrival. During the night of the 23rd of June, there are huge bonfires all around Spain, especially on the coast and people gather around it to welcome the warmer season, get rid of evil spirits and celebrate together.

Fiestas de Mayo in Cordoba

19 April 2018
There is no better place in Spain than Cordoba in the south of the peninsula, in the region of Andalucia, to celebrate Spring with colourful flowers and beautifully decorated patios. The city is literally blooming during the months of April and May.

Formula 1 – Circuit de Barcelona

5 April 2018
Once again, the Grand Prix of Spain will be held from May 11th to May 13th on the Circuit de Barcelona, in Montmeló, about 30 minutes outside of the city. The capital of the autonomous community of Catalonia has been hosting the event for more than 25 years now. 

Ibiza - The White Island

19 March 2018
The third biggest of the Balearic Islands is so much more than just a famous party island. On the last weekend of May, on May 25th to be exact, it is the official season opening on the island which attracts hundreds of tourists. From families to couples, there are offers and possibilities for everyone’s taste.

The Cherry Blossom Festival

5 March 2018
Every spring, the region of Caceres in the province of Extremadura, is shining in white because of the many blooming cherry trees. From the 23rd of March until the 7th of April there are going to be lots of celebrations dedicated to this unbelievable occurrence.

LA SEMANA SANTA – THE HOLY WEEK

8 February 2018
The holy week, 6 days just before Easter Sunday, is one of the most important weeks in the Christian culture. This year, it will be celebrated from the 25th to the 31st of March, starting on Palm Sunday and ending on Easter Saturday. Many cities in Spain have their own traditions and ways of preparing and embracing the resurrection of Christ and hold processions, church services and events the entire week. 

Starlight watching

23 January 2018
All over the world there are different places to watch the beautiful shine of starlight. Some places have better conditions to highlight the stars in the dark than others. Mainly Spain is blessed by many spots where to enjoy the beautiful spectacle by clear sky during the night. The best places are designated with special certificates like the “Starlight reserve” and the “Starlight destination”.