Look up the bucket list festivals around the world and Spanish cities will appear more than any other on the list. If you want to know the Spanish culture in the mirror of its history, be at a festival in one of the great cities of Spain. Tapas, Flamenco, red rum, traditional Spanish costumes, fireworks and what not; these festivals would be a big gulp of Spanish culture and an unforgettable experience for you. Here are some of the most anticipated festivals across major Spanish Red Apple Cities:
Fiesta de San Isidro (Madrid – May 14 – 18, 2015)
It’s the largest festival of the Capital in commemoration of their patron saint, San Isidro Labrador. This festival brings an exclusive opportunity to wear the traditional castizo attire and taste Spanish delicacies with red wine. The festival opens with a grand parade of Gigantes y cabezudos (giants and big-heads) in the Plaza Mayor and for the next few days, Latin rhythms and flamenco takes over the city’s streets and alleys. If you want to be a part of this great Summer Festival book your apartment in Madrid in advance; visit our website for city centered apartments in Madrid and other Spanish cities. www.redappleapartments.com
Las Fallas de Valencia (Valencia – March 15 -19 2015)
The Festival started as a traditional celebration to commemorate St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters, but now it has turned into a 5 days and night of uninterrupted merriment. Fireworks, street dance, food stalls, costumes and the most significant part of the Fallas, huge ‘nintos’ statue or doll-like figures made with different wooden materials roaming around the town. When we talk about Fire work of Fallas it’s not what you see on a new year’s eve or at any opening ceremony with a sky full of colorful blazes, its exceptionally crazy and noisy reaching every corner of the street continuously for 5 days. Not to miss the end of the Festivals when all those burning nintos take a shape of a massive bonfire. It’s the kind of thing that’ll stay with you for a long time you’ll talk about the fun u had here for years. This indeed is one event to have on your bucket list.Find a perfect accommodation in Valencia with Red Apple Apartments.
Primavera Sound (Barcelona – May 27 – 30 2015)
When it comes to Festivals in Spain how can Barcelona be missed. Primavera Sound is a musical fair that takes place at Barcelona, around May and June. The festival includes a range of music themes such as alternative, indie, electronic, hip hop, pop, folk, jazz, Rock, metal, and experimental music. Artists line up for the whole event is announced long before the event and it is also advised that you book your tickets in advance along with bed-sit in the city to keep you at ease while you enjoy this saga of entertainment. Have a look at our exceptionally affordable apartments in Barcelona that don’t change the price with the season and are always a click away from booking.
Feria de Malaga (Malaga – August 15 – 27 2015)
Malaga is center of Costa del Sol with beautiful Mediterranean beaches in southern Spain. Its beaches are famous for fine sandy dunes stretching miles, with pleasant palm trees and pine-clad mountains in the back drop. The famous Malaga Fair (Feria de Malaga) in the month of August makes it the best time to visit Malaga. This Festival has its origin in the August 1491 when the Malaga was incorporated to the Crown of Castile by the Catholic Monarchs.
During the festival the whole City is decorated with flowers and lanterns hanging down on the streets. La Malagueta’s Bull fights, fireworks, beautiful horse carriages roaming around the streets, delicious Spanish cuisine, and traditional music along with Flamenco, Copla, Sevillanas and Verdiales taking over the ravishing crowds all of it and more can be seen in Malaga during this time of the year. Red Apple apartments offer many family friendly apartments in Malaga at very compatible prices. So book your holiday home in Malaga in advance to secure the best spot amidst all the fun.