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Las fallas festival in Valencia. When, how and where to enjoy it

In March a big Festival takes place in Spain: Las Fallas de Valencia. From 1st to 19th the city is immerse in a nice and funny atmosphere where locals and visitors walk around the streets to enjoy the big figures in the streets called ninots. Las fallas in Spain and its fireworks is one of the most important and popular festivals in the country. Don’t miss it! What is Las Fallas? Las Fallas is the name of the f
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How to enjoy La Merce Barcelona Festival

Barcelona has its own festival called La Mercè. Lots of activities are programmed for those days. Concerts, exhibitions, els castellers (human towers) and el corre foc (literally running with fire) are the most popular ones. A good opportunity to watch the typical Catalan tradition human towers (els castellers) is during the days when people from Barcelona are enjoying the celebration of La Mercè Festival. 2 milion p
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Spring has arrived to Girona, Spain. Nice flower festival: “Temps de Flors”

I love Girona in Spain. Is one of those small cities that I like visiting from time to time. Two hours by train from Barcelona, is worth to visit it in May during the “Temps de flors” (something like “Flower time festival”). Yesterday I went to Girona. For the last couple of years, I had not visited the city during the “Temps de flors” festival, and I thought it was time again to take the train at Passeig
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How to celebrate with your kids one of the most important festivals in Spain: Las Fallas de Valencia

Yesterday started with the ‘plantà’, one of the most important festivals in Spain: Las Fallas de Valencia 2013. These days the city is already living this large party. We all know that Las Fallas are one of the great cultural and tourist icons of Valencia and festivals in Spain. The most significant and popular day is 19th March, when more than 300 monuments – some are more than 15 meters wide – except one will be bu
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Best carnival festivals in Spain

Where to celebrate carnival in Spain? We have lots of festivals in Spain, and next weekend is marked by the celebration of Carnival. This is the lead-up to the period of Lent in the Christian calendar–which culminates with Easter–and its dates change from one year to the next. According to the lunar year, it could be anywhere between late January and early March. Its etymology, the Latin carnsi priuium, translates to
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